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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EU4Energy energy efficiency stand at Europe Day celebration in the Republic of Moldova

14 May 2019
Visitors to the Europe Day celebrations in Chisinau on 11th May had the chance to learn about energy efficiency thanks to an EU4Energy stand present on the day. The pop-up stand has quizzes, games, and interactive features demonstrating what energy efficiency looks like in practice. Visitors…
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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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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…

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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Belgium to share experience of assessing risks of cosmetic products with Ukraine

30 April 2019
On 15-17 May, representatives from the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection will visit Brussels to get acquainted with the European experience in assessing public risks in using cosmetic products. They will learn about analysing the risks of the effects chemicals in…