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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 February 2019
'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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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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EU4Energy: Ukraine progresses with reducing environmental impacts of industrial installations

13 February 2019
On 12 February 2019, Energy Community Secretariat experts presented the findings of the EU4Energy technical assistance aimed at developing new technical standards of emissions for plants incinerating or co-incinerating waste. As set out by the EU Directive 2010/75, the draft secondary legislation…
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EU4Energy to support more energy efficient buildings in Moldova

13 February 2019
On 13 February, Energy Community experts and representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of Moldova met in Chisinau to set in motion technical assistance to support the Moldovan Government with the implementation of Law no 128/2014 on Energy Performance of Buildings. The support…
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Political agreement reached to ensure that pipelines with third countries comply with EU gas rules

13 February 2019
New rules for improving the functioning of the EU gas market and strengthening solidarity between Member States have been provisionally agreed by the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission. Commissioner Arias Cañete welcomed the agreement: "This is a major step forward in the…
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Ukraine: Experts call for monetisation of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers

13 February 2019
Experts in Ukraine have called for monetization of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers as a way of combating energy poverty. This recommendation was issued during the round table “Ways of combating energy poverty in Ukraine”, which took place on 7 February. The event was organised by…
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Media accreditation is open for the 2019 European Games

13 February 2019
Media representatives from the EU and its Eastern Partner countries have until 28 February to apply for accreditation to be able to cover the second European Games, which will be hosted by Minsk, the capital of Belarus, between 21 and 30 June this year. The European Games is an international multi…
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Rights of children and young people discussed at workshop in Armenia

13 February 2019
The rights of children and young people in special schools were discussed during a workshop in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 12 February. Gregory Tsouris, Deputy Head of Cooperation at the EU Delegation to Armenia, briefed the audience on the EU priorities and commitments in the field of…
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Moldova’s civil protection and emergency response authorities to discuss results and follow-up of large EU-funded programme

13 February 2019
On 13-14 February, emergency response and civil protection authorities and experts gather in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau to discuss the results of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD East…
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Providing learning, Employ people: Trends in Countries Neighbouring the EU

13 February 2019
Vocational training is proven to be a fast-track from school to work, with higher employment rates among young adults who graduated from vocational training in nearly all countries. Nevertheless, not all countries offer the same opportunities. Even though there are local or regional differences,…