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President Tusk and President Juncker to Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine

23 April 2019
“On behalf of the European Union, we would like to congratulate you on your election as President of Ukraine,” said President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in a joint statement on 22 April. “Allow us to express our appreciation…
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Georgia: Youth in Keda celebrate Earth Day

23 April 2019
On 22 April, the world celebrated Earth Day, which focuses on mobilising local communities and raising awareness about the importance of protecting our species. The EU-supported Local Action Group and the environmental organisation CENN joined the large-scale environmental campaign in Georgia by…
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Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

23 April 2019
As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and the rules-based international order with the United Nations at its core, to peace and security, to human…
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EU promotes sport activities for children with disabilities in Armenia

23 April 2019
The EU is strongly committed to promoting inclusive winter and summer sports that are accessible to all Armenians. In March, EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski inaugurated the EU-funded “Pilot initiative to promote inclusive approaches to engaging children with disabilities in society”. The event…
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EU-supported project to tackle climate change launched in Georgia

23 April 2019
On 22 April, Earth Day, Georgia joined the new EU-funded regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The initiative will be implemented until 2022. It will address a number of climate-related challenges facing the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region, including Georgia. These challenges range from…
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Road map for development of Ukrainian berry sector: public discussion with stakeholders

23 April 2019
Last week, Ukrainian berry producers discussed the country’s road map for its berry sector. A round table discussion on the topic was organised as part of the EU4Business “Ready to Trade” project, in partnership with the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. The event was attended by…
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EU4Business: Ukrainian entrepreneurs learn about new sources of financing

23 April 2019
On 16 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the Third Financial Fair for representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Hundreds of participants from SMEs, as well as representatives of the financial sector and international donors attended the event. At the fair, partner…
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Georgia: Young European Ambassadors join clean-up campaign in Kutaisi to say “no” to plastic waste pollution

22 April 2019
On 22 April, 50 young people from all over Georgia joined a clean-up action in the country’s city of Kutaisi on the occasion of World Earth Day. Young people and local activists cleaned up the banks of the Rioni River by removing plastic litter. Organised by the EU-funded “Waste Free Rivers for a…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

19 April 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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Georgian capital Tbilisi to celebrate Europe Day on 4 May

19 April 2019
On 4 May, the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host celebrations for Europe Day. Join us on 4 May and celebrate Europe Day with us! The city’s Rike Park will be turned into a ‘Eurovillage’ for one day, taking everyone on a journey across the EU with informative and fun activities taking place…