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Working towards sustainable rural development in Azerbaijan: 44 families getting EU4Business support

18 December 2018
Exactly 44 families in rural areas of Azerbaijan will be receiving targeted support thanks to the EU4Business initiative. These families have the potential to grow successful business models. They were selected in the northwest regions of Azerbaijan under an EU-funded project. While initially…
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EU disburses €20 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to Georgia

14 December 2018
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has disbursed €15 million in loans to Georgia under the first instalment of its new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme. The grant component of €5 million will be disbursed in the coming days, bringing the total amount of this instalment to €20…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 December 2018
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Moldova: Over 150,000 people from Gagauzia and Taraclia district have improved living conditions thanks to EU assistance

12 December 2018
Social infrastructure facilities have been improved in all 40 communities of the Autonomous Territorial Unit (ATU) of Gagauzia and Taraclia district. In addition, 63 small and medium-sized enterprises have been launched or developed, generating over 180 jobs. Seven inter-municipal waste management…
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Georgia: loans and grants for small businesses under EU4Business initiative

06 December 2018
The Bank of Georgia recently hosted an information event for clients to present the opportunities afforded by loans and grants provided by the EU4Business-EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) Credit Line. In total 150 people from a broad spectrum of commercial and industrial…
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Eastern Partnership: Promoting stronger economies and societies for the EU’s six Eastern Partners

06 December 2018
On 6 December , the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, is hosting the 5th Eastern Partnership Business Forum in Vienna. This will be followed by the Eastern Partnership’s Annual Conference on 7 December. The two events will bring…
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New funding opportunities for small businesses in Moldova

06 December 2018
Small businesses in Moldova will soon be able to bring their products and services up to EU standards, as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and EU are opening new funding opportunities. The EBRD is providing a €5 million loan to the Chisinau-based subsidiary of Banca…
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Moldova: Protected designations of origin and geographical indications in the wine sector

05 December 2018
On 10–13 December, an expert from Italy will visit the Republic of Moldova to provide training to a wide range of the country’s stakeholders, including officials from several state institutions responsible for the wine sector. The programme will focus on three key areas: The current situation in…
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Georgia: 11 companies come together to increase their competitiveness

04 December 2018
Recently, 11 companies representing Georgia’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector came together to create a business cluster to increase their competitiveness. The cluster was established with the support of the EU-funded ‘SME Development and DCFTA in Georgia’ project, under…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

30 November 2018
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…