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High-level delegation of MEPs visits Armenia

18 June 2018
On 18 June, nine Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) arrived in Armenia to take stock of EU-Armenia relations and reform efforts, ahead of the Parliament’s final vote on the new EU-Armenia comprehensive and enhanced partnership agreement in July. The delegation of MEPs, headed by Foreign…
"CivicTech4Democracy", a global competition

Be part of #CivicTech4Democracy: digital tools bringing democracy closer to people

18 June 2018
In the run-up to International Democracy Day, celebrated every year on 15 September, EU4Democracy's campaign this year is entitled "CivicTech4Democracy", a global competition for citizen-led projects using new technologies to promote democracy. The campaign will run from June to September 2018, and…
A new European Peace Facility (EPF)

European Peace Facility - An EU off-budget fund to build peace and strengthen international security

17 June 2018
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its…
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European Parliament: Russia must free Oleg Sentsov and all other illegally detained Ukrainian citizens

15 June 2018
On 14 June, the European Parliament issued a resolution in which it demanded that the Russian authorities immediately and unconditionally release Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and more than 70 Ukrainian citizens illegally detained in Russia and on the Crimean peninsula. The resolution was…
Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the joint press conference on Neighbourhood and the world

Remarks by HR/VP Mogherini at the press conference on Neighbourhood and the world

15 June 2018
(...) In the world of today there is a growing demand for a strong, reliable, predictable, and active European Union at a global level. This is why we propose a budget for external action today of €123 billion for the next 7-year period and that is an increase of more than 30% compared to the…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

15 June 2018
'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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Mobile photo exhibition showcasing EU assistance in Belarus opens in Valožyn

15 June 2018
The “Faces of Projects” open air photo exhibition is back on the road visiting Belarusian cities. Run by the EU Delegation to Belarus, the mobile exhibition showcases success stories from EU-funded projects in the country. On 12 June, the exhibition arrived in the city of Valožyn with stories from…
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EU and Georgia launch two large-scale projects to support sustainable rural development

15 June 2018
On 15 June, the EU and Georgia launched two large-scale projects for rural development and sustainable agriculture under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The event was attended by officials from the EU and Georgian Government and representatives…
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EU4Energy: Pioneer project in Armenia to make kindergartens energy efficient and resilient to earthquakes

14 June 2018
Almost 150 kindergartens in Armenia will benefit from a €5 million grant from the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P), to which the European Union is the largest contributor. The project is implemented jointly by the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Municipality of…
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Your Vision of EUrope: competition for non-academic essays in Armenia

14 June 2018
On 12 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia launched a nation-wide essay competition entitled “Your Vision of EUrope”. The contest invites young Armenians to submit non-academic essays on their vision of the future of Armenia and Europe after the signature of the new EU-Armenia  Comprehensive and…