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EU launches programme to support reform of vocational education in Ukraine

29 January 2020
The EU has launched a new programme to support the reform of vocational education in Ukraine. Titled ‘EU4Skills’, the programme will last four years. It will engage European and Ukrainian experts who will work on improving training programmes, perfecting the skills of master workmen and teachers…
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Moldova: EU launches new programme for sustainable socio-economic development of Ungheni and region

28 January 2020
On 24 January, in the Ungheni municipality of the Republic of Moldova, the EU launched the second of two initiatives under the new ‘EU4Moldova: Focal Regions’ programme, which is to be implemented from 2019 to 2025. On 17 January, a similar initiative was launched in Cahul. The EU4Ungheni…
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EU-Ukraine Association Council to take place next week

23 January 2020
On 28 January, the EU and Ukraine will meet for the next Association Council. The meeting will review the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the developments related to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. This will be the first Association Council chaired by…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

20 January 2020
'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: 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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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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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…
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EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to boost export opportunities in Eastern Neighbourhood countries

07 January 2020
The EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said they will be stepping up their support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine with new financing. The EBRD will provide over €250 million in…