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EU-supported workshop to help reform doctoral education in arts and humanities in Ukraine

18 February 2020
On 26–27 February, experts from Finland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the European rules and best practices for doctoral education in arts and humanities. Ukraine is in the process of reforming its system of doctoral education in arts and humanities, but it is lacking the procedure…
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E-health workshop highlights key areas for development in Eastern Neighbourhood

18 February 2020
Developing e-health in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood countries was the focus of an online video workshop, supported by the EU4Digital initiative. The workshop focused on the results of the initiative’s  assessment of e-health harmonisation and interoperability in the Eastern Neighbourhood region…
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Georgia: Telavi Municipality tests energy-efficient equipment funded by EU

17 February 2020
The Georgian village Gulgula in the municipality of Telavi tested energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards. The equipment will ensure the efficient and uninterrupted supply of biomass for heating the municipal kindergartens. The municipality received the…
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EU and Ukraine sign €25 million programme for e-governance and digital economy

17 February 2020
On 11 February, the EU and Ukraine signed an agreement for a new €25 million programme supporting e-governance and the digital economy in Ukraine. The agreement was signed by the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, and the EU Commissioner for…
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EU announces call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities

17 February 2020
The European Commission has published a call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities. The objective is to promote integrated urban development through partnerships between local authorities in the EU Member States and the partner countries. The submission deadline is 27 March 2020, 12…
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EU supports job shadowing opportunities for young women in Armenia

14 February 2020
Young women in Armenia, aged 16–22, have a chance to learn about the various professional areas and career possibilities available in their country. The EU Delegation to Armenia and its partners are marking International Women’s Day 2020 by inviting young girls and women to take part in a job…
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EU-funded competition in Georgia supports fighting sexual harassment

14 February 2020
The project ‘EU Supporting the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality’ and Radio Liberty announced a three-minute film contest on the topic of sexual harassment. The competition is open to professional and amateur filmmakers of all ages, living in Georgia. The purpose of the competition is to…
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Ukrainian electricity system operator fails certification under the Third Energy Package

14 February 2020
The Ukrainian electricity system operator Ukrenergo’s request for certification under the Third Energy Package was not approved. According to the Energy Community Secretariat, Ukrenergo does not own the electricity transmission assets required by Article 9(1) of the Electricity Directive – a…
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Young Ukrainians present business ideas during EU4Youth entrepreneurship training

14 February 2020
Young people taking part in an EU4Youth entrepreneurship course presented their business ideas during a rehearsal presentation in Kyiv on 12 February. The participants are are coming to the end of the entrepreneurship training course, during which they had a chance to improve their skills on…
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Belarus: new steps towards youth employment with EU support

14 February 2020
Disadvantaged young people took part in a career guidance visit to the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 10 February, organised under the EU4Youth project. During the tour, young people saw what a satellite looks like, modern drones, and a model of a nuclear power plant in Belarus. They…