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EU opposes two executions in Belarus, reiterates its position on capital punishment

17 June 2019
“The execution of Aliaksandr Zhylnikau has taken place in Belarus in June 2019; according to reports there is a high probability that Viachaslau Sukharka was also executed,” said the EU in a statement issued on 14 June. “The European Union expresses its sincere sympathy to the families and friends…
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Armenia: EU-supported youth project in Gyumri presents its results

17 June 2019
On 15 June, the EU-supported “EU at LOFT Gyumri” project presented its results at a project closing event in the Armenian city of Gyumri. The project aimed to support and engage young people in learning more about the culture, history and traditions of the EU and its Member States represented in…
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Belarus: Results of EU Water Initiative showcased at youth festival in Minsk

17 June 2019
The European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) project shared EU experience and knowledge on the protection and efficient use of water resources during a youth festival in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on 9 June. The EUWI+ project held a stand featuring information…
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EU’s largest agriculture and rural development programme in Georgia discusses youth migration and addressing climate change

14 June 2019
On 10 June, stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) in Georgia gathered to discuss the establishment of a network of demonstration plots and a working group on climate smart agriculture. The meeting aimed to…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 June 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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EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum: new impetus to business relations and public-private dialogue

14 June 2019
On 13 June, Azerbaijan's Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev and EU Commissioner Hahn jointly opened the fifth EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum. The annual event attracted a high turnout of over 800 participants, including government representatives and business leaders, who engaged in panel…
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Armenia to host Fashion Forum Yerevan 2019

14 June 2019
On 25–29 June, the Armenian capital will host the Fashion Forum Yerevan 2019. The event will gather over 15 fashion industry representatives, experts, designers, influencers, photographers and stylists to discuss and share the best international expertise. The forum aims to further develop the…
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Call for applications: Architects worldwide invited to design EU TUMO Convergence Center in Armenia

14 June 2019
In March of this year, the European Union announced about its intention to build the new “EU TUMO Convergence Center” for engineering and applied science. The EU has granted €12.5 million towards this. The centre will be a hub for research, education and startups, bringing together local and…
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Storytelling for Civil Society – opportunity for Eastern Neighbourhood region

14 June 2019
Civil society leaders, project managers, communication experts, activists and volunteers working in civil society organisations in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine are invited to join an online course on storytelling. The course has been announced by the…
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From Vision to Action: The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward

14 June 2019
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the…