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EU cross-border cooperation programme to organise training seminars for organisations in Belarus and Ukraine interested in applying for its grants

20 August 2018
Organisations from Belarus, Ukraine and Poland who are interested in applying for this year’s call for proposals under the EU-supported Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Cross-border Cooperation (CBC) Programme are invited to attend series of training seminars to help them prepare their applications.…
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EU supports six new projects to build capacities for 37 organisations in Ukraine

20 August 2018
The EU’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency recently announced the selection results of the 2018 Call for Proposals under the EU’s Erasmus+ Programme for projects relating to Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education. In total, 147 projects have been selected for funding…
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Belarus: EU project helps people with visual impairments learn how to use mobile internet banking

20 August 2018
People in Belarus with visual impairments will have an opportunity to learn how to use mobile internet banking thanks to the EU-supported “Learn to Act” project. A special training programme was recently launched to help blind people to use banking technologies. The programme will consist of…
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Ukraine: Discussion focuses on protection of critical infrastructure and promotion of chemical safety and security

20 August 2018
On 16 August, Ukrainian and international stakeholders, officials and experts gathered in the country’s capital of Kyiv to discuss what is needed to support the development of the country’s system for protecting critical infrastructure and chemical security. The round table discussion focused on…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

20 August 2018
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the passing of Kofi Annan

20 August 2018
Bruxelles, 18/08/2018 Today we all mourn the loss of one of the greatest men of our times: with the passing of Kofi Annan, Ghana, Africa and the entire world lost a true humanitarian who dedicated his life to defending peace and human rights. A laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize and Secretary…
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EU supports Koktebel Jazz Festival – the largest open-air music festival in Ukraine

14 August 2018
On 16–19 August, the south Ukrainian town of Chernomorsk, in the Odesa region, will host the 16th Koktebel Jazz Festival, an international music festival. This is the largest open-air music festival in Ukraine, with a rich, 15-year history of presenting established jazz performers and diverse…
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Young Moldovan inventors produce energy from sun, wind and water

14 August 2018
Participants at the ENERGEL summer school, organised by the Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova, have presented their innovative energy projects. Their ideas offer cheap and effective solutions to environmental problems and help produce energy from renewable sources, such as sun, wind and water…
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Ukraine: EU sees adoption of legislation to establish a High Anti-Corruption Court as a positive development

13 August 2018
On 10 August, the EU reacted to Ukraine's adoption of legislation to establish a High Anti-Corruption Court by saying it is a positive development. The legislation is also “in accordance with its [Ukraine’s] international obligations and to the benefit of Ukrainian citizens and businesses,” a…
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EU4Energy: Light Festival will take place in Belarusian town of Polack for the first time

13 August 2018
A Light Festival will take place in Polack, Belarus, for the first time from 31 August – 2 September 2018. During the festival, 10 light installations will appear on the streets of Polack and there will be more than a dozen events organised in the city. Polack citizens and city visitors will have…