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Belarus: ‘School Garden’ unites generations for regional development, with EU support

21 February 2020
On 15 February, schoolchildren of the Svietlahorsk District, their parents and teachers gathered at Dubrovsk school for the Rushnik festival, in an event organised as part of the EU4Youth Programme. Rushnik is a ritual cloth embroidered with symbols and cryptograms of the ancient world that is…
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EU helps Belarusian students study promising crops

21 February 2020
Onion is one of the most popular and sought-after crops grown in Belarus. A varietal onion growing experiment will be held in 28 rural schools of Homieĺ, Viciebsk and Minsk regions from February to September 2020 as part of an EU-funded project. As part of the experiment, the participants are…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

20 February 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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Georgia: Telavi Municipality tests energy-efficient equipment funded by EU

17 February 2020
The Georgian village Gulgula in the municipality of Telavi tested energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards. The equipment will ensure the efficient and uninterrupted supply of biomass for heating the municipal kindergartens. The municipality received the…
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EU4Business helps Armenian herbal tea producer enter international markets

13 February 2020
A new story shared on the EU4Business website talks about an Armenian family business that produces natural herbal teas in the Tavush Province with support from the EU. The family had first-hand experience with nature's healing abilities when a couple of years ago they recovered from a serious…
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EU report highlights importance of maintaining reform momentum and depolarising the political environment in Georgia

10 February 2020
Georgia remains committed to the implementation of the EU–Georgia Association Agreement, according to the fourth annual Association Implementation Report. The EU document was published on 7 February – ahead of the next EU–Georgia Association Council, which is scheduled for spring this year.…
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New EU4Business project connects companies in Eastern Neighbourhood with EU

10 February 2020
‘EU4Business: Connecting Companies’ is a new project funded under the EU4Business initiative, whose aim is to promote trade between the EU Member States and the six Eastern partner countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The project is expected to run…
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EU helps Georgia implement laws and practices to ensure health and safety of citizens

03 February 2020
There are hidden dangers that we may not notice in children’s toys, construction materials and other products we use. Finding unsafe products and removing them from the market can protect people and the environment from harm and damage. A new video shared on the Facebook page of the EU…
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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…