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EU-Ukraine Association Council to take place next week

23 January 2020
On 28 January, the EU and Ukraine will meet for the next Association Council. The meeting will review the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the developments related to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. This will be the first Association Council chaired by…
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EU to support investment forum in Armenia

23 January 2020
The first meeting of the Interagency Commission for the Organisation of the EU–Armenia Investment Forum was held on 22 January in Yerevan, Armenia. High-ranking officials from Armenia and the EU got together to discuss how to attract multifaceted foreign investment to the country, strengthen…
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Georgia: Winners of 2019 EU Prize for Journalism announced

23 January 2020
On 22 January, the EU Delegation to Georgia held an award ceremony for the winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Journalism. The event took place in Tbilisi, Georgia, and presented awards in six categories covering print, broadcast, online, and photo journalism. “The EU has been awarding journalism in…
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EU donates advanced border management and crime-fighting equipment to Georgia

23 January 2020
On 21 January, the EU together with project implementer International Organization for Migration (IOM) donated new ID verification technology and cybercrime investigation software to the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Georgia. The equipment will help the MIA to conduct in-depth checks of…
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EU survey finds half of veterans of eastern Ukraine conflict face discrimination

23 January 2020
Almost half of the veterans (49%) of the conflict in eastern Ukraine report facing bias or unfair treatment in their communities, mainly in public transport, and medical and social protection institutions. The results are from a study presented in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on 23 January. The…
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Georgia: Winner of the 2019 Special Prize for Peace Journalism announced

23 January 2020
On 22 January, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia and the EU Delegation to Georgia held the award ceremony for the winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Journalism in Tbilisi. The ceremony included the handing of the Special Prize for Peace Journalism, which went to Mamuka Kuparadze and his…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU agree €50 million financial guarantee to boost renewable energy in EU Neighbourhood

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU agree €50 million financial guarantee to boost renewable energy in EU Neighbourhood

23 January 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union have agreed a new €50 million programme of financial guarantees aimed at scaling up investment in renewable energy in Ukraine and in the EU’s Southern Neighbourhood with a particular focus on Jordan, Lebanon and…
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EU and Energy Community help to increase knowledge on energy-related topics

22 January 2020
On 20 January, the Energy Community announced the call for applications for the fifth annual Energy Community Summer School. The summer school offers participants the opportunity to understand the science, policy and regulation of energy markets in transition, as well as the challenges behind…
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EU funds renewable energy supply chain in Telavi Municipality, Georgia

22 January 2020
On 17 January, Telavi Municipality in Georgia received energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards, as part of the EU project ‘Biomass Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies as Sustainable Energy Solutions for Georgian signatories of the Covenant of Mayors…
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EU announces new scholarships for students to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

21 January 2020
A new call for scholarships is now open for students aged 16-17 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine who want to deepen their knowledge of Europe and the European Union. Applications can be submitted until 14 March 2020. The scholarship programme is…