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EU in Svaneti: EU launches two new local development projects in Mestia, Georgia

24 June 2019
The EU has launched two large development projects under the motto “EU in Svaneti”. The projects are designed and supported by the European Union, the Embassy of Sweden and the Austrian Development Cooperation. The first project, entitled “GRETA”, will support Georgian small and medium-sized…
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EU Advisory Mission supports road safety campaign in Ukraine

21 June 2019
Between late May and early June, the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine supported the third wave of a small-scale Facebook campaign on road safety called “Kerui”. The campaign has been implemented by the country’s National Police. Previous waves included a video featuring famous Ukrainians past…
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EU helps to remedy consequences of conflict in Ukraine’s east

21 June 2019
Between 2014 and 2018, the EU and its Member States contributed over €677 million in humanitarian and early recovery aid. The EU has been one of the largest humanitarian donors amid the crisis in eastern Ukraine. A new article promoted in the recent EU Cooperation Monthly Digest talks about the…
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EU supports rural entrepreneurship development in Belarus

21 June 2019
Rural entrepreneurship development in Belarus will be the focus of discussions at a conference to be held on 18–19 July in the resort town of Narač, Belarus. Entitled “Expanding the Role of Rural Entrepreneurship in Rural Development in the Republic of Belarus”, the event will see presentations…
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EU cooperation monthly digest showcases results of EU assistance in Ukraine

20 June 2019
On 20 June, the EU Delegation to Ukraine presented the latest version of its digest depicting the most interesting stories resulting from the EU’s assistance to the country. The June digest showcases how the EU helps Ukrainian teachers to implement joint projects with European schools, funds…
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Black and Caspian Sea project conducts exercise on oil spill pollution response

20 June 2019
Responding to oil spill pollution was the topic of a seminar and practical exercise organised in the Bulgarian port of Varna on 12–14 June for participants from several countries, including Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The event was organised under the EU-funded Black…
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Entrepreneurship school graduates meet local businesses in Georgia

20 June 2019
To mark the successful completion of the Entrepreneurship School in Samegrelo, Georgia, set up as part of the EU4Youth programme, 19 graduates of the school were joined by the EU Ambassador to Georgia and the Danish Refugee Council Country Director on a study visit to various businesses in Kutaisi…
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Ukraine: Slavutych shares its energy efficiency experience with Covenant of Mayors signatories

19 June 2019
From 19 to 21 June, the city of Slavutych in Ukraine will host a visit of representatives of five signatory cities of the “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative, financed by the EU. Representatives of Bucha, Koziatin, Novogrodivka, Olevsk and Pokrovsk will gain experience in developing and…
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Armenia: New solar power plant to be built in Vayots Dzor thanks to EU

18 June 2019
On 18 June, the groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar power plant in Gladzor, Vayots Dzor region of Armenia, was held as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week. The power plant will be built in the framework of the EU-funded project “Enhancing SME Competitiveness through Promotion and Wider Use…
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Workshop in Ukraine: EU supports monitoring of surface water in Eastern Neighbourhood

18 June 2019
On 3 June, the European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) project organised a workshop in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, focusing on the monitoring of surface water. The event was attended by participants from Belarus and Ukraine, who studied sampling methods…