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Eastern Partnership: Promoting stronger economies and societies for the EU’s six Eastern Partners

06 December 2018
On 6 December , the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, is hosting the 5th Eastern Partnership Business Forum in Vienna. This will be followed by the Eastern Partnership’s Annual Conference on 7 December. The two events will bring…
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Mayors for Economic Growth: New staff exchange opportunity in Eastern Neighbourhood

20 November 2018
Acting members of the EU-funded Mayors for Economic Growth (M4EG) initiative have until 30 January 2019 to apply for a new opportunity for staff exchange missions. This exchange is aimed at supporting the M4EG acting members with the implementation of their Local Economic Development Plan by…
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European Civil Aviation Conference shares experience on cargo and mail screening with Eastern Neighbourhood countries

15 November 2018
On 7-8 November, the screening requirements for cargo and mail shipments were discussed at a workshop in Luxembourg. The workshop, hosted by the Luxembourg Civil Aviation Authority,  was attended by representatives of relevant state institutions from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan,…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and neighbouring countries review progress of the 20 Deliverables for 2020 to bring concrete benefits for citizens

15 October 2018
Foreign Ministers from 28 EU Member States and the EU’s six Eastern partners – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – met with Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn in a meeting chaired by EU High…
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EU helps increase production efficiency in clothing sector in Belarus

10 September 2018
Staff from Belarusian clothing enterprises have taken part in an eight-day training seminar on production efficiency, organised by the International Trade Centre and the Belarusian Fund for Financial Support to Entrepreneurs, as part of the EU4Business project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade…
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EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety to visit Belarus on 27 August

24 August 2018
On 27 August, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety will be in Minsk, Belarus to meet the country’s officials. Andriukaitis will meet with Mikhail I. Rusyi, Deputy Prime Minister and Ivan Smilhin, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food, Director of the Department of…
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Customs control of goods in EU to be discussed with customs officials in Belarus

08 August 2018
On 9–10 August, experts from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Romania will visit Belarus to discuss customs controls done both before and after the release of goods by the country’s State Customs Committee and its regional offices. They will touch upon several issues, including identifying…
TAIEX numbers in 2017

The 2017 TAIEX and Twinning Activity Report has just been published

01 June 2018
Supporting public administrations in their daily efforts to create better living conditions for their citizens is one of the most effective ways to help our neighbours face today’s challenges. Ownership of the results of the provided support is key in the long run to tackle the root causes of…
Happy Europe Day!

Happy Europe Day!

09 May 2018
Sixty-eight years ago today, French foreign minister Robert Schuman proposed a joint authority to oversee French and German production of coal and steel, launching an ambitious and remarkable project which has shaped the course of European history and redefined Europe's place in the world. In her…
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EU workshop to assist criminal and legal protection of banking system in Belarus

22 April 2018
On 25-26 April, experts from Poland and Sweden will visit Belarus to conduct a workshop on forms and methods of criminal and legal protection of the country’s banking system. The event will target employees of the bodies of financial investigation (BFIs) of the country’s State Control Committee and…