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United Kingdom to share experience on extended producer responsibility with Moldova

22 June 2018
Representatives from the Republic of Moldova’s Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment will visit the United Kingdom on 25-28 June. The purpose of the visit is to learn from the experience of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) with overseeing the extended…
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EU Monitoring Mission briefs OSCE on breakaway regions in Georgia

22 June 2018
On 20 June, a delegation of ambassadors from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) visited the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM). They were welcomed to the field office in Mtskheta by the Deputy Head of Mission, Kate Fearon and the Acting Head of Field Office…
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EU project helps to launch national transport strategy in Ukraine

22 June 2018
On 21 June, Ukraine’s Ministry of Infrastructure, in partnership with the EU project Support to the Implementation of the Association Agreement and of the National Strategy of the Transport Sector in Ukraine (AASISTS), officially launched the country’s national transport strategy "Drive Ukraine".…
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EU agriculture development programmes in Georgia and the Republic of Moldova exchange experiences

22 June 2018
On 21 June, a delegation from the Republic of Moldova visited Georgia to share experiences from the projects funded through the EU’s European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). During the two-day visit, the Ministries of Environmental Protection and Agriculture…
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EU-funded project awards innovative students supporting social enterprises in Georgia

21 June 2018
On 15 June, the Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia (CSRDG) held an award ceremony for the winners of its annual “Students in Support of Social Enterprises” competition. The competition was organised within the framework of the EU-funded “Social Entrepreneurship – Innovative…
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First Partnership Council meeting between EU and Armenia takes place in Brussels

21 June 2018
On 21 June, the EU and Armenia held the first meeting of the Partnership Council under the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA), which was signed on 24 November 2017 and entered into provisional operation on 1 June 2018. The Council is the highest body established…
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Commissioners Hahn and Gabriel participate in the Eastern Partnership Informal Dialogue in Belarus

21 June 2018
Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn and Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel are in Belarus to participate in the 10th Eastern Partnership Informal Partnership Dialogue held in the country’s capital on 21-22 June.…
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Belarus: EU supports opening of a site for collecting electronic and electrical waste from individuals

21 June 2018
On 19 June, a new electronic and electrical waste (e-waste) collection site was opened in Marjina Horka in the Puchavičy District of Belarus. The facility, established with EU support, will make the town’s e-waste collection system more convenient for the community. Now, local residents can take…
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Climate Diplomacy Week: EU steps up international cooperation on climate change

21 June 2018
Climate Diplomacy Week is a time, where EU Delegations around the world reach out to communities and partner organisations, highlighting positive global action and collaboration on climate change. This year, governments and stakeholders from all over the world are getting together to assess how…
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EU Sustainable Energy Week celebrated in the Ukrainian town of Myrhorod

20 June 2018
Owners of apartment blocks in the Ukrainian town of Myrhorod recently learned how to become more energy efficient through a public discussion organised as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW). EUSEW, which is taking place in Myrhorod from 11 to 28 June, includes energy efficiency…