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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates 10-year anniversary at high-level conference in Brussels

14 May 2019
On 14 May, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker hosted a high-level conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership. The conference brought together Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries, foreign ministers of the EU Member…
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Moldova: EU expert mission on effective model against counterfeit money

14 May 2019
On 20-22 May, experts from Latvia will visit the Republic of Moldova to advise on developing an effective model for the national system against counterfeit money. The aim is to identify an effective model for a national system for preventing and combating currency counterfeiting, with a well-…
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Human rights and democracy in the world: The 2018 EU annual report is adopted

14 May 2019
On 13 May 2019, the Council adopted the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world for 2018. The report noted that in 2018 the EU remained at the forefront of the protection and promotion of human rights in a rapidly changing geopolitical landscape. The EU engaged in activities…
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Eastern Partnership foreign ministers gather in Brussels to mark 10th anniversary of the initiative

14 May 2019
On 13 May, foreign ministers and representatives of Member States of the European Union, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the foreign ministers of the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Brussels to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Eastern…
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EU celebrates 10 years of the Eastern Partnership

10 May 2019
On 13-14 May, the EU, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine will mark the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) with a number of events in Brussels. The events will provide the opportunity to celebrate a partnership that has proven to be mutually…
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New EU digest showcases results of EU assistance in Ukraine

09 May 2019
The EU Delegation to Ukraine has presented the latest version of its digest depicting the most interesting stories resulting from the EU’s assistance to the country. The May digest showcases how the EU funded an inclusive dance studio for children in Kharkiv, provided grants to Ukrainian…
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: Economic growth is expected to track the global economy lower in 2019

08 May 2019
The EBRD’s latest economic outlook has revised down predictions for 2019. It now expects average growth across the EBRD economies of 2.3 per cent, a 0.3 percentage point cut from the previous Novemberforecast, and compared with 3.4 per cent expansion in 2018. It forecasts a recovery to 2.6 per cent…
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Azerbaijan: EU Business Climate Report 2019 to be launched at upcoming Business Forum

07 May 2019
On 13 June, the 2019 edition of the EU Business Climate Report for Azerbaijan will be launched at the EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum in Baku. According to the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, in recent years, the EU Business Climate Report for Azerbaijan has seen increased attention, receiving positive…
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Role of women in information and communication technologies discussed at conference in Azerbaijan

07 May 2019
The role of women in information and communication technologies (ICT) was the focus of a conference organised in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku at the end of April. Female scientists, academics, professionals working in the field of ICT, and representatives of scientific and educational…