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Young European Ambassadors celebrate International Women’s Day with series of events across Ukraine

26 February 2020
From February to April, the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in Ukraine and the NGO Women’s League will organise a series of interactive events across the country to celebrate International Women’s Day. The events will be in the form of coffee talks and will feature success stories from famous…
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EU helps Belarusian students study promising crops

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

24 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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Young European Ambassadors present EU-funded opportunities for Azerbaijani youth

24 February 2020
On 20 February, the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Azerbaijan met with over 40 young people in the capital of Baku to discuss the EU-funded opportunities available to Azerbaijani youth. At the event, the YEAs presented information about the call for admissions to the Eastern Partnership…
COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…
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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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EU-supported workshop to help reform doctoral education in arts and humanities in Ukraine

18 February 2020
On 26–27 February, experts from Finland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the European rules and best practices for doctoral education in arts and humanities. Ukraine is in the process of reforming its system of doctoral education in arts and humanities, but it is lacking the procedure…
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E-health workshop highlights key areas for development in Eastern Neighbourhood

18 February 2020
Developing e-health in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood countries was the focus of an online video workshop, supported by the EU4Digital initiative. The workshop focused on the results of the initiative’s  assessment of e-health harmonisation and interoperability in the Eastern Neighbourhood region…
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EU and Ukraine sign €25 million programme for e-governance and digital economy

17 February 2020
On 11 February, the EU and Ukraine signed an agreement for a new €25 million programme supporting e-governance and the digital economy in Ukraine. The agreement was signed by the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, and the EU Commissioner for…
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EU supports job shadowing opportunities for young women in Armenia

14 February 2020
Young women in Armenia, aged 16–22, have a chance to learn about the various professional areas and career possibilities available in their country. The EU Delegation to Armenia and its partners are marking International Women’s Day 2020 by inviting young girls and women to take part in a job…