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Ukraine: EU supports “Melpomena Tavrii 2019” art festival in Kherson

23 May 2019
Between 17 and 25 May, the south Ukrainian city of Kherson is hosting the “Melpomena Tavrii 2019” art festival. This annual event features various activities organised throughout the city, including thematic conferences, street carnivals, gala concerts, and performances by theatre groups from…
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Europe Day in Armenia: Beethoven by country’s State Symphony Orchestra

22 May 2019
On 21 May, the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra (ASSO) and the EU Delegation to the country organised a Europe Day concert. Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, including its best-known "Ode to Joy" in its fourth and final movement was performed. To welcome the guests, the EU Ambassador Piotr…
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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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Ukraine: Six medical facilities open in Kharkiv after renovation through EU-supported Early Recovery Programme

22 May 2019
On 22 May, six medical facilities in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv opened following a large-scale renovation and modernisation programme. This became possible thanks to long-term low-interest loans from the European Investment Bank (EIB). As announced at an official ceremony in Kharkiv, the EIB…
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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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EU assists with strengthening asylum and migration management system of Moldova

21 May 2019
On 27–31 May, experts from Romania will visit the Republic of Moldova to provide expertise to the country’s asylum and migration authority to further strengthen its capacity to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for an efficient and high-quality national immigration system. The expert…
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Horizon 2020 presented at Festival of Innovation in Ukraine

21 May 2019
On 16 May, the EU’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 was presented during the national Festival of Innovation in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. During the event, several speakers presented the programme, its overall structure, core objectives and relevance to Ukraine. Tips were…
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Register now: 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference

21 May 2019
Registration is now open for the 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, which will be organised in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 25–26 September. This year’s theme of the conference is “Connecting with Culture”. The event is aimed at policy makers, research managers and…
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Ukraine: EU workshop on development of national blood services

21 May 2019
On 22–24 May, experts from several EU countries will visit Ukraine to discuss the development of the country’s national blood services system. They will join Ukrainian experts and policy makers on healthcare issues. The workshop is being organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance…
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“EU for You”: Young European Ambassadors to meet youth in Azerbaijani city of Mingachevir

20 May 2019
On 21 May, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Azerbaijan will take part in the “EU for You” exhibition in the country’s city of Mingachevir, organised by the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan as part of its Europe Day celebrations. The event will be an opportunity to learn about volunteering,…