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Ukraine: New call for applications for European funding for energy-efficient innovations

12 December 2018
The new call for applications for the “Climate Innovation Vouchers” programme has been announced for Ukrainian companies. The joint programme of the European Union and European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) financially supports companies, entrepreneurs and researchers to develop…
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Armenia: EU supports opening of arts and crafts centre and winter bazaar in Dilijan

12 December 2018
Arts and crafts specialists from the Armenian city of Dilijan and adjacent communities will from now on enjoy the city’s newly opened arts and crafts centre. Visitors will be able to create interesting items and souvenirs at the centre. Officially opened on 8 December, the centre was established…
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Azerbaijan hosts national workshop on coordination of international emergency relief operations

12 December 2018
International emergency relief operations were the focus of a workshop in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku on 10-11 December, organised by the country’s Ministry of Emergency Situations. The workshop was a follow up of the training of trainers seminar organised by the EU-funded Programme on…
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New EU project to provide technical support for building of new and safer roads in Georgia

12 December 2018
Representatives of the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a new project to assist the development of newer and safer roads in Georgia. Technical Assistance for Georgia Transport Connectivity is a seven-year programme funded by the EU with a total budget of €6,136,000 (…
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Moldova: Over 150,000 people from Gagauzia and Taraclia district have improved living conditions thanks to EU assistance

12 December 2018
Social infrastructure facilities have been improved in all 40 communities of the Autonomous Territorial Unit (ATU) of Gagauzia and Taraclia district. In addition, 63 small and medium-sized enterprises have been launched or developed, generating over 180 jobs. Seven inter-municipal waste management…
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Ukraine’s postal company Nova Poshta to reduce CO2 emissions thanks to modern technologies

12 December 2018
Nova Poshta – Ukraine’s leading private postal service operator – will benefit from support from the EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to introduce new parcel sorting technology. This will help the company to reduce its environmental impact. The company will have…
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EU on the early parliamentary elections in Armenia

12 December 2018
“On 9 December, Armenia held early elections to the National Assembly, which were the first national elections after the political transition of April-May 2018,” said the EU in a statement the day after the elections. The EU referred to the International Elections Observation Mission, which stated…
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Sweden to share models with Armenia to support people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities

11 December 2018
On 17-19 December, two high-level civil servants from Armenia will visit Sweden to learn about the existing models to support people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities. The visit will build on the results of the relevant expert mission previously held in Armenia, giving participants…
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Main results of EU’s Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine

11 December 2018
On 10 December, the EU Council discussed the latest developments in Ukraine. EU Foreign Ministers reiterated their utmost concern about the dangerous increase of tensions in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait. They also reaffirmed that the EU does not recognise the “elections” of 11 November 2018,…
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Ukrainian judges to learn from EU experience of organising information campaigns between the judiciary and citizens

11 December 2018
On 17-18 December, experts from Latvia, Portugal, Spain and Sweden will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop for the country’s judges, as well as representatives of the High Council of Justice on citizen information campaigns. The aim of the workshop is to share best practice on communication…