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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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EU funds renewable energy supply chain in Telavi Municipality, Georgia

22 January 2020
On 17 January, Telavi Municipality in Georgia received energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards, as part of the EU project ‘Biomass Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies as Sustainable Energy Solutions for Georgian signatories of the Covenant of Mayors…
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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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Opportunity from EU to support agricultural initiatives in Georgia

08 January 2020
On 1 January, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations announced the second cycle of a grant competition to support agricultural initiatives in Georgia under the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD III). The Application Review…
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Success story: EU helps small-scale agribusinesses in Moldova

19 December 2019
Zinaida Plamadeala is a young Moldovan woman who, together with her siblings, started growing fruit in the countryside for fun. It wasn’t long until they joined forces and set up a family business. A new article by the European Commission explains how the EU has helped them to increase their…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

18 December 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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EU supports discussion on role of networking in rural development in Georgia

17 December 2019
How can networking contribute to rural development, and what are the benefits of rural networks in the EU countries and in Georgia? These were the main topics of discussion at an annual meeting of the Georgian Rural Development Network on 13 December. The event was attended by over 50…
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Georgia: EU supports environmental protection and disaster risk reduction in Khulo municipality

11 December 2019
In November, the Georgian municipality of Khulo hosted a training session on environmental protection and disaster risk reduction. Supported by the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), the training programme was aimed at representatives from the natural…
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Georgia: EU stand raises funds for charity at 2019 Winter Fair in Tbilisi

04 December 2019
Georgian tea, honey, wine, whiskey and handicrafts, produced by local EU-funded projects, were among the products on sale at the EU stand at the 2019 Winter Fair held on 30 November in Tbilisi. The Winter Fair is an annual charity fundraising event organised by the International Women’s…