European Union

EU facilitates discussion on addressing challenges faced by honey market in Ukraine

19 April 2018
A round table discussion in the Ukrainian town of Rivne on 20 April will focus on how the state and businesses can solve the challenges facing the honey market in the country. The discussion has been organised by the Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO) under the EU4Business initiative. The…
photo: STAREP

EU programme to advance audit quality assurance systems in Eastern Neighbourhood

19 April 2018
On 26-27 April, the EU-supported regional programme on Strengthening Auditing and Reporting in the Countries of the Eastern Partnership (STAREP) will hold a regional workshop in Vienna on advancing audit quality assurance systems. The objective of the workshop is to increase the knowledge of…
European Union

Winners of tourism hackathon in Armenia to receive support to develop businesses

17 April 2018
The three winners of the ‘hackathon’ aimed at generating innovative ideas for tourism in Armenia have been announced by a jury at the Vanadzor Technology Centre (VTC) in Armenia’s Lori province. The announcement was made at the end of an event in early April supported by the EU-funded “Support to…
European Union

Laying the ground for innovative tourism in Armenia’s regions

16 April 2018
Around 50 young and enthusiastic teams gathered on 7 April at the Vanadzor Technology Centre (VTC) in Armenia’s Lori Region to pitch innovative ideas that could be turned into models and embedded in regional tourism development. The Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski…
European Union

EU remains biggest development donor: €75.7 billion in 2017

11 April 2018
The European Union and its Member States continue to be the world's leading provider of Official Development Assistance (ODA) with an overall amount of €75.7 billion in 2017, as confirmed by the newly released figures by the OECD-DAC. This amount represents 0.50% of EU Gross National Income (GNI)…
European Union

EU to share best practices on social entrepreneurship with Ukraine

10 April 2018
On 12-13 April, experts from Finland and Greece will visit Ukraine to share experiences from their countries on establishing social entrepreneurship with the country’s State Employment Service. They will also discuss the role of employment services in the creation of social enterprises and EU…
photo: Shutterstock

EU supports workshop on improving business statistics in Armenia

05 April 2018
A workshop on business statistics was held in March in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, focusing on business demography and indicators of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) financing. The workshop was the second in a series of workshops organised in the framework of the EU-funded project ‘…
European Union

EU helps Georgian apparel industry compete in European markets

04 April 2018
The EU4Business initiative has published a new article showcasing EU support in the sphere of entrepreneurship development in Georgia. The article focuses on the Georgian clothing company Elselema, a family business that has grown to operate two factories – both employing up to 200 workers – one in…
photo: EU4Business

EU supports women's business forum in Ukraine: register to participate

04 April 2018
Owners and managers of small and medium-sized enterprises in Ukraine are invited to participate in the women's business forum “Vin Lady Fest” which will take place under the EU4Business initiative on 20-21 April in the Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia. Registration for the event is open until 13 April…
photo: Shutterstock

EU supports series of workshops on organic berry cultivation in Ukraine

04 April 2018
Organic berry cultivation will be the focus of a workshop in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, organised on 12 April under the EU4Business initiative. The workshop will be the first in a series of events on the organic cultivation of berry crops. All the events will take place in the western regions of…