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Ukraine: Grants for national and international cooperation projects for cultural organisations

19 December 2018
Ukrainian institutions located in at least two non-neighbouring regions of Ukraine have until 31 January 2019 to apply for funding for the implementation of joint projects. This opportunity is available through the EU-funded Culture Bridges programme in Ukraine. Another opportunity is also offered…
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Empowering Armenian regions through high tech: EU4Business supports forum in Gyumri

18 December 2018
Around 200 young people and specialists from all regions of Armenia engaged in high technology, start-ups and innovation met in Armenia’s second largest city, Gyumri, from 7–8 December for the ‘Empowering Regions through High Tech Forum’. Organised within the EU4Business SMEDA (Support to SME…
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Joint press statement following the fifth Association Council meeting between the EU and Ukraine

18 December 2018
On 17 December, the EU and Ukraine held the fifth meeting of the Association Council in Brussels. The Council took place after the first full year since the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (including its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area) entered into force on 1 September 2017 which,…
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Working towards sustainable rural development in Azerbaijan: 44 families getting EU4Business support

18 December 2018
Exactly 44 families in rural areas of Azerbaijan will be receiving targeted support thanks to the EU4Business initiative. These families have the potential to grow successful business models. They were selected in the northwest regions of Azerbaijan under an EU-funded project. While initially…
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Deadline extension: new call for proposals from Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum

18 December 2018
A new deadline of 31 December 2018 has been set for civil society organisations from the Eastern Neighbourhood to apply for the fifth call for proposals recently announced by the Secretariat of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) among its members. The call is part of the EaP CSF…
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Ukraine: international mobility grants for culture and creative organisations

18 December 2018
Professionals from culture and creative industries sector in Ukraine and the EU have until 9 January 2019 to apply for international mobility grants for professional travel or study in EU Member States or Ukraine. This opportunity is available through the EU-funded Culture Bridges programme in…
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EU and Belarus step up cooperation on water policy

17 December 2018
On 5 December, the European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) held the inaugural meeting of the National Interagency Steering Committee in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. This high-level meeting is part of the EU’s support of the national dialogue on integrated water…
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Georgia: EU Monitoring Mission rewards Gori area schoolchildren in 16 Days of Activism drawing contest

17 December 2018
On 13 December, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) Georgia hosted eleven prize-winning schoolchildren and their teachers as part of the campaign “16 days of activism: end violence against women and girls”. In connection with the campaign, the Mission organised a children’s drawing competition on…
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Armenian filmmakers' community meets Georgian Film Cluster with EU4Business support

17 December 2018
Within the framework of the 19th film festival taking place in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, members of the Independent Filmmakers Community of Armenia (IFCA) have visited the Georgian Film Cluster and the Georgian National Film Centre to establish connections, discuss cooperation opportunities and…
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EU-funded project presents overview of enforcement challenges of the technical regulation on milk and dairy products in Georgia

17 December 2018
On 17 December, the Georgian Farmers’ Association together with its partner organisation organised a public–private dialogue and presented the first policy brief on enforcement challenges of the technical regulation on milk and dairy products in the country. The presentation was followed by a…