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EU4Business project launches competition for business ideas to support local development in Belarus

23 May 2019
Individuals and legal entities from Belarus are invited to present their business ideas to be implemented in several parts of Belarus that are pilot areas of the EU-funded ‘Support for local economic development in the Republic of Belarus’ project. The purpose of the competition is to define…
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EU launches new EU4Digital programme in Ukraine to improve online services

22 May 2019
On 22 May, the EU launched a new programme to support the digital economy and society in Ukraine. Called EU4Digital, the programme also covers other countries in the Eastern Neighbourhood region. It aims to extend the benefits of the EU's Digital Single Market to Ukraine and the other Eastern…
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EU-Armenia Partnership Implementation Report finds the EU is a crucial partner for Armenia's reform agenda

22 May 2019
On 21 May, the EU issued a report on developments in Armenia and EU-Armenia relations between June 2018 and early May 2019. The report comes ahead of the EU-Armenia Partnership Council on 13 June. It finds that Armenia has stepped up its efforts to reinforce and enhance its partnership with the…
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EU4Business: Armenian entrepreneurs learn about best practices in fruit drying to strengthen exports

21 May 2019
On 20–21 May, Armenian entrepreneurs learned about new technologies and trends in fruit drying during a workshop in the country’s capital of Yerevan. The seminar aimed to introduce Armenian dried fruit producers to advanced methods for fruit treatment before and after drying. It also focused on…
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EU4Business: Empowering Georgian hazelnut companies to trade more and trade better

21 May 2019
On 18-24 May, a consultant from the International Trade Centre is visiting Georgian hazelnut and dried fruit producers in Tbilisi and Zugdidi to determine and finalise individual strategies for companies to work with buyers from the EU. The visit, which includes practical training, has been funded…
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EU4Business: Modern merchandising practices for Ukrainian textile and clothing companies

21 May 2019
On 13-16 May, a four-day training on merchandising in the textile and apparel industry took place in Lutsk, Ukraine. The training was designed for export-oriented, Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The workshop was carried out in the framework of the EU-funded “Eastern…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

17 May 2019
'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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Latest edition of Eurobulletin by EU Delegation focuses on opportunities for youth in Belarus

17 May 2019
The new edition of the Eurobulletin, recently published by the EU Delegation to Belarus, is dedicated to youth projects being implemented in the country. In the bulletin, Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus, explains why the EU considers it important to support young…
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EU launches new project supporting digital economy and society in Armenia

16 May 2019
On 15 May, the EU launched a new programme to support the digital economy and society in Armenia. Called EU4Digital, the programme also covers other countries in the Eastern Neighbourhood. In Armenia, it will be implemented in close cooperation with the country’s Ministry of Transport,…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…