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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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Local Action Group members discuss ways to address environmental challenges in Georgia

08 February 2019
On 5-6 February, the members of the Georgian Association of Local Action Groups (GALAG) discussed environmental challenges in their municipalities at a workshop organised within the EU-funded Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The participants shared…
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Georgia: EU Ambassador visits EU supported rural development project in Borjomi

06 February 2019
Last week, the EU Ambassador to Georgia Carl Hartzell travelled to Borjomi and Bakuriani to explore the results of the EU’s support to rural development in Borjomi municipality. During the trip, the Ambassador met with Borjomi Local Action Group (LAG) members and visited a rural development…
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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…
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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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Armenia: Opportunity for proposals in community-based tourism

05 February 2019
Organisations and business communities in Armenia have until 8 February to submit proposals on developing community-based tourism development along new hiking trails between Goris and Kapan cities. This new funding opportunity has become available thanks the EU-funded “EU4Tourism: Outdoor…
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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…