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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

19 April 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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Georgia: EU-supported festival on positive parenthood takes place in Lagodekhi

19 April 2019
On 15 April, the Georgian village of Leliani, in Lagodekhi municipality, saw over 100 people come together for the “Positive Parenthood” festival. The event was supported by the EU and aimed to promote healthy parenting practices, by demonstrating joint sports and entertainment activities between…
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EU consults stakeholders in Georgia on priorities for the next phase of its agriculture and rural development support programme

18 April 2019
Over 100 representatives of EU partners, civil society organisations, private sector, academia and experts gathered on 17 April at a conference in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The participants discussed the upcoming fourth phase of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural…
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EU helps improve access to micro-financing services for women in rural areas of Azerbaijan

17 April 2019
On 16 April, a new flagship project on Empowering Women for Sustainable Development was launched in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. The one-year project aims to improve access to microfinance services for rural communities in Azerbaijan, focusing on women and other vulnerable…
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New EU project to support community-based value chain in mountainous regions of Azerbaijan

15 April 2019
On 11 April, the EU launched a new project in Azerbaijan to support community-based value chain enhancement in the Greater Caucasus Mountains area of the country. Implemented by the Slow Food Association, the project will work closely with local authorities, civil society groups and other…

Europe remains the world's biggest development donor – €74.4 billion in 2018

11 April 2019
The European Union and its Member States continued to be the world's leading provider of official development assistance in 2018 and stepped up their efforts directed at developing countries. This was confirmed by the OECD's Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) in their latest report on…
Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030

Sustainable development: The Council of the European Union adopts conclusions

10 April 2019
The Council adopted a set of conclusions concerning the implementation by the EU of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, which was established in 2015 and comprises a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its…
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Georgia: EU-supported events in Adjara promote aquaculture, fishing and culinary diversity

08 April 2019
On 5-6 April, a series of EU-supported events concerning aquaculture took place in the Georgian region of Adjara. An international conference, a festival of fish and sea products and field visits were also organised in the municipalities of Batumi and Keda. A conference on “Fisheries for the…
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Georgia harnesses European expertise in rural development

08 April 2019
Leading experts and policy-makers from Georgia and EU Member States gathered in Tbilisi on 8 April to take part in the international conference “Rural Development Policy 2020+. Translating European practice into Georgian reality”. With a focus on rural development policy and practice, the…
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Georgia: EU officials visit Tetritskaro municipality to evaluate results of support

04 April 2019
On 3 April 2019, an EU mission from Brussels led by John Clarke, Director of International Affairs at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Agriculture, visited an EU-supported rural development project in the Tetritskaro municipality of Georgia. Clarke met with the members of…