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Neighbours Inspire! – EU supports fire and rescue service potential on Polish-Belarus border

16 October 2019
Renovation of the fire brigade building will be completed soon in the Belarusian town Kamieniec, thanks to EU support. Another high-tech facility – the Safety Training Centre - will also be finished soon under the project in Brest. These activities make up part of the EU-supported ‘Polish-…
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EU report: 9% trade increase between EU and Ukraine in one year.

16 October 2019
The EU has issued its third annual report on the implementation of 35 major trade agreements with 62 partners, including Ukraine. The report states that trade between Ukraine and the EU increased by 9% between 2017 and 2018. The EU received 42% of Ukraine's worldwide exports. According to the…
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EU experts to share experience on regulatory obligations and disputes settlement in service-specific telecom markets with Ukraine

16 October 2019
On 22-23 October, experts from several EU countries will visit Ukraine to participate in a workshop on regulatory obligations and dispute settlement in service-specific telecom markets. The aim of the event is to provide guidance and share the experience and best practice of EU Member States on…
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European Agenda on Migration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating

16 October 2019
Ahead of the October European Council, the Commission is reporting on key progress under the European Agenda on Migration since 2015, with focus on steps taken by the EU since the last progress report in March 2019. The Commission also set out those areas where work must continue to address current…
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Armenia: Key digital issues were in focus at World Congress in Information Technology in Yerevan

16 October 2019
On 7-9 October, the Armenian capital Yerevan hosted the World Congress in Information Technology (WCIT). The event features over 60 speakers and 2000 guests. One of the panel discussions was dedicated to healthcare and cybersecurity where recent developments related to the EU’s EU4Digital two…
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Azerbaijan hosts national consultations on Eastern Partnership

16 October 2019
On 11 October, the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, hosted structured consultations on the future of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). Supported by the EU Delegation to the country in cooperation with the Centre of Analysis of International Relations, the consultations were attended by around 100 people,…
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EU experts to help Armenia with digital archives of real estate cadastre

15 October 2019
On 21-23 October, experts from the Netherlands will visit Armenia to discuss the creation of digital archives for real estate cadastre. The experts will meet with the country’s Real Estate Cadastre Committee representatives to help with mapping the needs of Armenia’s Cadastre Committee in terms of…
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Belarus: socially vulnerable youth learn life skills for employability

15 October 2019
On 9-11 October, a training course on life skills and employment was held in Zhdanovichi near Minsk as part of the EU4Youth programme. It was attended by socially vulnerable young people from remote regions of Belarus aged 18 to 31 years. The training was conducted by experienced trainers Olga…
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EU workshop in Ukraine to discuss issues related to small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices

15 October 2019
On 21-22 October, experts from Poland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the implementation of international standards in the conduct of comprehensive research of small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices. The workshop will help with adapting to the constant technical evolution…
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Georgia: Head of EU visits Guria region

14 October 2019
On 12-13 October, EU Ambassador to Georgia, Carl Hartzell, visited the Guria region to meet with local government and civil society, visit EU project sites, and open Europe Day in Ozurgeti. The trip started with a visit to tea cooperative, Nagomari, which is one of 17 cooperatives to receive…