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EU-supported wool factory to open in Shirak region of Armenia

18 July 2019
On 19 July, the Armenian province of Shirak will host the official opening of the Amasia Wool Factory. With the EU’s support, an entire value-chain development approach for woollen products is being restored in the Amasia municipality of Shirak province and the surrounding eight communities. The…
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EU supports discussion on zero waste production in Ukraine

17 July 2019
Series of workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine on zero waste production will be organised between 25 July and 31 August. A first seminar will be organised between 25-27 July the seminar in west-Ukrainian city of Rivne, and a second one - from 29-31 August - in the…
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EU to assist Azerbaijan with reform of standardisation system

16 July 2019
On 22–23 July, experts from Germany will visit Azerbaijan to assist the country with the development of a plan for its transition from a mandatory standardisation system to a voluntary system. They will meet with their Azerbaijani counterparts from the country’s Standardization Institute to share…
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Donald Tusk reflects on 10 years of Eastern Partnership at opening of conference in Batumi

11 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi is hosting an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. Bringing together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sectors of the EU and its six Eastern partner countries, the…
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EU and Belarus present results of twinning project to strengthen country’s National Bank

11 July 2019
A final conference for the EU-funded Twinning project on “Strengthening the National Bank of Belarus” took place in the country’s capital of Minsk on 10 July. The project has been implemented over the last 18 months by a consortium of three EU central banks – Deutsche Bundesbank, Narodowy Bank…
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The EU launched its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019

10 July 2019
On the occasion of the 7th Global Aid for Trade Review at the WTO in Geneva, from 3 to 5 July 2019, the EU is pleased to launch its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019 as a contribution to the Aid for Trade initiative and as an illustration of EU support to partner countries’ trade and productive…
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10th anniversary of Eastern Partnership on agenda at international conference in Georgia

09 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi will host an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. The event will bring together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sector from the EU and its six Eastern partner…
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Donald Tusk after meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev: “The EU and Azerbaijan come closer to each other every year”

09 July 2019
On 9 July, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, met with President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. “The EU and Azerbaijan come closer to each other every year,” Tusk said. “Our relations have intensified and my visit today is another clear sign of this.” He reminded that in 2018 the…
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EU-Ukraine Summit: EU steps up its support to the Sea of Azov region

09 July 2019
The EU has increased its support to help mitigate the impact of Russia's destabilising actions in the Sea of Azov region of Ukraine. During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit on 8 July, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, signed an agreement on new…
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EU provides additional support to Ukraine

09 July 2019
During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit, which took place in Kyiv on 8 July, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, signed agreements with his Ukrainian government counterparts on four programmes, worth €109 million. The new EU support package will…