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EU4Energy Governance policy brief: How the new law on energy efficiency of buildings will benefit Georgian citizens

09 August 2019
The EU-funded EU4Energy Governance project is assisting Georgia with the adoption of a new draft law on energy performance in buildings, and in preparing a series of building regulations. The new law will ensure that buildings are more energy efficient and energy waste is reduced. As a result,…
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International Youth Day: OPEN Media Hub shares stories depicting lives of youth in European Neighbourhood

09 August 2019
To mark the International Youth Day on 12 August, the EU-supported OPEN Media Hub shared its “Being 20” series. The series includes stories produced by media professionals in the European Neighbourhood with support from the OPEN Media Hub. This media content, produced in the form of video stories…
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Poland to share experience on stress testing of banking system with the Republic of Moldova

09 August 2019
On 19–21 August, experts from the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), namely its Financial Stability Division, will visit Poland to learn about the country’s experience in stress testing banking systems. The visit programme will cover different aspects of risks considered in the new regulatory…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

09 August 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

09 August 2019
This year, as we mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we also honour the International Year of Indigenous Languages by celebrating the contributions of indigenous peoples to the world’s linguistic diversity. Language is the most direct expression of culture and what gives…
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Georgia: How Batumi solved its water supply and sea pollution problems with EU support

08 August 2019
A new article on the EU Neighbours east website talks about how an EU-funded project helped ensure the rehabilitation of the water supply and partial rehabilitation of the sewage systems in the Georgian city of Batumi, the nearby town of Chakvi and surrounding territories. Funded through the EU’s…
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EU reaffirms support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity on 11-year anniversary of conflict between Russia and Georgia

08 August 2019
On 7 August, the EU Delegation to Georgia issued a statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Georgia to mark the 11-year anniversary of the conflict between Russia and Georgia. “Eleven years have passed since the August 2008 conflict between the Russian Federation and Georgia,”…
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Ukraine: EU4Business forum on investment attractiveness for small and medium-sized businesses

08 August 2019
On 30 August, the west Ukrainian city of Lviv will host a forum on investment attractiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Organised as part of the EU4Business initiative, the event is aimed at representatives of manufacturing and service companies. The forum will be organised…
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Eight new projects to build capacities for over 50 organisations through Erasmus+ in Ukraine

07 August 2019
The EU’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has announced the selection results of the 2019 Call for Proposals under the Erasmus+ programme’s Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education action. Of the 163 selected projects, eight involve organisations from Ukraine.…
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EU-supported study finds regional cooperation vital for protecting Black Sea ecosystem

07 August 2019
Protecting the delicate Black Sea ecosystem was in focus on 5 August in the Port of Batumi in Georgia, as scientists on board the international research ship “Mare Nigrum” presented the results of their regular surveys on water quality and the state of marine biodiversity. The survey’s latest…