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Georgian film nominated for EU human rights prize

05 December 2019
On 6 December, the Amirani Cinema in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host the screening of a Georgian film entitled ‘Negative numbers’. The film has been nominated for the EU prize for ‘Human Rights in Film Award’ at Tbilisi International Film Festival, taking place on 1–8 December. Find out…
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EU approves import of snails from Armenia

05 December 2019
The European Union has authorised the export of snails from Armenian to the EU, according to an announcement published on the Facebook page of the EU Delegation to Armenia on 5 December. According to the EU Delegation, this is the third product of animal origin from Armenia, which has been…
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Azerbaijan participates in Energy Community Regulatory Board meeting

05 December 2019
On 4 December, the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) held a meeting in Athens, Greece to discuss the work programme for 2020. During the meeting, the ECBR welcomed the involvement of the Azerbaijan Energy Regulatory Agency, which took part in plenary discussions for the first time. Among…
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Azerbaijan: EU provides equipment to detect chemicals and pesticides in water

05 December 2019
On 10 December, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan and the EU will celebrate the opening of the newly renovated laboratory centre of the National Environmental Monitoring Department in the country’s capital Baku. The laboratory has recently installed new equipment provided…
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Conference on energy saving measures in the housing sector in Belarus

05 December 2019
On 3 December, a conference on improving the quality of housing and communal services took place in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. The conference was attended by representatives of communal services and local authorities from all over the country. The event was organised as part of the EU-…
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Tool for assessment of civil society in Eastern partner countries presented in Brussels

05 December 2019
On 3 December, a presentation of the new CSO Meter for civil society organisations (CSOs) took place in Brussels. The CSO Meter is a new tool to monitor and assess the environment in which CSOs operate in the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic…
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EU4Youth opportunity in Armenia: Entrepreneurship training, business consulting and grants

05 December 2019
The ‘EU4Youth: Employability and Stability in Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine’ project has launched the recruitment of the last group of trainees under its entrepreneurship component in Armenia. The deadline for applications is 30 December 2019.   If you are aged 16-35 from Yerevan, have…
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Renewable energy for Armenia’s tourism industry: Results of the EU-funded project

05 December 2019
The closing seminar of the EU-funded Pilot Regional Development Programme (PRDP) project "AREVADZOR – Enhancing SME competitiveness through promotion and wider use of sustainable innovative technologies” took place on 4 December in Armenia. Andrea Baggioli, International Aid and Cooperation Officer…
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New EU Twinning project to help Ukraine improve telecommunications

05 December 2019
A new EU-funded Twinning project to improve the quality of service and market access in telecommunications in Ukraine was launched on 29 November. The project involves a consortium of Lithuanian and Latvian regulatory authorities, in cooperation with Ukraine’s National Commission for the State…
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Commissioner Várhelyi discusses future of Eastern Partnership with civil society representatives

05 December 2019
On 5 December, the EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, participated in the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum “EaP4EU: Joining forces for a win-win partnership” in Brussels. The forum brought together over 200 civil society…