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Moldova: EU launches new programme for sustainable socio-economic development of Cahul and region

18 January 2020
On 17 January, the EU announced it would invest €22.8 million to support the development of smart, inclusive and sustainable growth poles in the regions of Cahul and Ungheni in the Republic of Moldova, providing citizens with better quality of life and new opportunities. The financial support is…
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EU4Youth: students in Belarus organise New Year’s fair as part of business initiative

17 January 2020
On 27 December 2019, students and teachers of the Jolča secondary school in the Brahin District of Belarus invited residents and visitors of Krasnaje village to their New Year's Fair, where Christmas ornaments hand made by students in an activity supported by EU4Youth were the main attraction. The…
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Belarus: EU4Youth organises career advice visit to major construction firm

16 January 2020
On 14 January, 18 young Belarusians visited leading construction enterprise as part of career guidance activities within the framework of the EU4Youth project for ‘Employability and Stability in Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine’. The tour of the enterprise started at the museum, where the young…
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EU supports energy-efficient lighting system on the Rezina–Rîbnița bridge in Moldova

16 January 2020
An EU-funded project supported the installation of new LED lamp posts along the bridge connecting the cities of Rezina and Rîbnița in the Republic of Moldova, providing a safe crossing for the two communities. The project was part of the European Union Confidence Building Measures Programme, and it…
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Deadline extension: Fellowships for civil society activists from Eastern Neighbourhood

14 January 2020
The deadline for applying for the 2020 Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Programme has been extended until 20 January. The programme is aimed at young civil society activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, who have ideas about improving…
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Music and technology connect traditions in Baku–Tallinn ‘Low Latency’ concert

14 January 2020
A world premiere of new compositions for traditional instruments was at the heart of ‘Connecting Traditions’ – a ‘distributed’ concert featuring high-level speakers and performers located in Baku, Azerbaijan, and Tallinn, Estonia. The concert was organised on 20 December 2019 in connection with…
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Georgia: EU4Youth club closing event recognises work and achievements of young leaders

14 January 2020
On 26 December 2019, the closing ceremony of Akhaltsikhe youth club, set up under the EU4Youth programme, was held at Samtskhe-Javakheti State University in Georgia. The SKYE (Skills and Knowledge for Youth Economic Empowerment) club was operated by World Vision Georgia for one year in cooperation…
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‘House of Europe’ – new EU programme for professional and creative exchange in Ukraine

13 January 2020
The EU has launched a new programme for professional and creative exchange between Ukrainians and their peers in EU countries – ‘House of Europe’. For the next three years, the €12-million-budget programme will implement over 20 different grant programmes for professional and creative exchange…
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EU report on intellectual property rights highlights developments in Ukraine

13 January 2020
On 9 January, the European Commission published its biannual report on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights in third countries. The document identifies non-EU countries, including Ukraine, where the state of IP protection and enforcement gives rise to the greatest…
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Georgia: youth coordination meeting highlights areas of cooperation between youth clubs and local authority

09 January 2020
On 26 December, a coordination meeting was held between youth organisations at Mtskheta City Hall in Georgia. Youth clubs created under the EU4Youth ‘SAY YES – Skills for Jobs’ project outlined their activities, while youth organisations and the Mtskheta City Hall discussed ongoing and planned…