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Young European Ambassadors kick off Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary celebrations

14 February 2019
100 Young European Ambassadors from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are gathering this week in Brussels to celebrate the achievements of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) over the past decade. "Young people are…
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EU assists Azerbaijan to develop spatial planning legislation, standards and practice

06 February 2019
On 11-13 February, experts from Austria and Lithuania will visit Azerbaijan to support the development of national legislation and standards on urban, territorial and spatial planning. They will provide a comprehensive overview of the applicable EU legislation and applicable standards in this…

EU4Business takes Ukrainian berry firms to world organic exhibition in Germany

06 February 2019
Five Ukrainian companies producing organic berry products will take part in the BIOFACH 2019 Exhibition in Germany between 13 and 16 February. The event is the world's leading organic food exhibition and the five companies from Ukraine will attend thanks to the support of the EU4Business initiative…
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EU presents 2019 Association Implementation Report on Georgia

04 February 2019
On 30 January, the EU presented the “2019 Association Implementation Report on Georgia”. In line with the revised European Neighbourhood Policy, the report sets out the state of play of Georgia’s commitments under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement (AA) since the meeting of the EU-Georgia…
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Belarus to improve investment climate and boost entrepreneurship with EU support

01 February 2019
Improving the business environment and strengthening entrepreneurship in Belarus are the main goals of two advisory programmes on private sector development, launched jointly on 31 January by the EU and the World Bank Group. An EU-funded €4.8 million technical assistance programme, which will be…
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EU and Georgia mark three years of support to Association Agreement

01 February 2019
On 31 January, the EU and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia marked the successful completion of the project “Facility for the Implementation of the Association Agreement in Georgia”. For more than three years, considerable efforts have been undertaken within the project to facilitate the…
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EU report: Georgia making clear progress on its reform agenda

01 February 2019
In 2018, Georgia confirmed its strong commitment to political association and economic integration with the EU, as highlighted by its government's high-level meeting with European Commissioners in November and substantial progress in delivering on its Association Agreement commitments. These…
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Commissioner Hahn discusses EU-Armenia cooperation and announces new assistance package during visit to the country

31 January 2019
On 29-30 January, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn visited Armenia. He met with the country’s President Armen Sarkissian, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Minister for Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan. During the meetings, the…
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EU experts to advise Moldova on costing for postal services and access to the universal service network

29 January 2019
On 7-8 February, experts from Austria and Lithuania will visit the Republic of Moldova to provide an overview of the legal framework for postal services in the EU and to show examples of its transposition into the national legal systems in different EU Member States. The event is being organised…
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EU helps to introduce transparent financial reporting framework in Ukraine

28 January 2019
As of the first quarter of 2019, public interest enterprises in Ukraine will start financial reporting under a new electronic format. The EU project EU-FINSTAR, which supports the introduction of the new system in Ukraine, together with the Chamber of Auditors held a conference for entities…