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Georgia: Deputy Director-General Mathernova visits EU projects in Kakheti

19 July 2018
On 16-17 July, Katarina Mathernova, Deputy Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission, travelled to the Kakheti region of Georgia to highlight EU support for the region. Mathernova visited three locations in the Kakheti region, namely Lagodekhi,…
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EU4Business organises training seminar for Ukrainian clothing enterprises

18 July 2018
Representatives of Ukrainian clothing companies are invited to participate in an eight-day training seminar organised on 1-9 August within the EU4Business project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade’. The seminar is aimed at improving the productivity of Ukrainian export-oriented clothing…
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Sweden steps up support for EU4Business’ Women in Business programme in Moldova

18 July 2018
An additional €2.5 million will be added to the Women in Business programme in the Republic of Moldova thanks to a new grant from the government of Sweden. The Women in Business programme, implemented within EU4Business initiative by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)…
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EU-supported project launches small and medium-sized enterprises policy assessment in Armenia

18 July 2018
On 11 July, the third cycle of the Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) Assessment was launched in Armenia during the meeting of the SBA Public-Private Working Group. The SBA is an overarching framework for EU policy on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It aims to improve the approach to…
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EU4Business: Business planning seminars for entrepreneurs in Ukraine

16 July 2018
On 26 and 27 July, Ukraine will host two seminars on business planning, free of charge, for entrepreneurs in the cities of Kramatorsk and Pokrovsk, Donetsk oblast, in the east of the country. Supported within EU4Business initiatives, the seminars on using business planning and project planning…
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Ukraine: EU supports conference on lean production in Rivne

13 July 2018
On 13 July, the concept of lean production in Ukraine was the focus of a conference organised in the city of Rivne with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) under the EU4Business initiative. The conference gathered participants familiar with the basic aspects…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

13 July 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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EU support transforms traditional hospitality into a family business in Georgia

12 July 2018
A family-run hotel in the Georgian village of Juta, in Kazbegi municipality, which benefited from EU assistance, is now able to provide high-level hospitality services to local and international tourists, according to a recently published news story. Located 2,200 metres above sea level, the…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern Partner countries

11 July 2018
Almost half of all citizens (46%) in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 2 percentage points on the 2017 figure – while just 13% have a negative perception. 63% believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good, with citizens of Georgia…
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EU-Ukraine summit: reforms and conflict in Ukraine on agenda

09 July 2018
On 9 July, Brussels hosted the 20th summit between the EU and Ukraine, where leaders discussed the next steps in the implementation of the Association Agreement and the EU's support for Ukraine's ambitious reform agenda. Following the summit, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jean-…