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Armenia: Key digital issues were in focus at World Congress in Information Technology in Yerevan

16 October 2019
On 7-9 October, the Armenian capital Yerevan hosted the World Congress in Information Technology (WCIT). The event features over 60 speakers and 2000 guests. One of the panel discussions was dedicated to healthcare and cybersecurity where recent developments related to the EU’s EU4Digital two…
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Azerbaijan hosts national consultations on Eastern Partnership

16 October 2019
On 11 October, the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, hosted structured consultations on the future of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). Supported by the EU Delegation to the country in cooperation with the Centre of Analysis of International Relations, the consultations were attended by around 100 people,…
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EU experts to help Armenia with digital archives of real estate cadastre

15 October 2019
On 21-23 October, experts from the Netherlands will visit Armenia to discuss the creation of digital archives for real estate cadastre. The experts will meet with the country’s Real Estate Cadastre Committee representatives to help with mapping the needs of Armenia’s Cadastre Committee in terms of…
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Belarus: socially vulnerable youth learn life skills for employability

15 October 2019
On 9-11 October, a training course on life skills and employment was held in Zhdanovichi near Minsk as part of the EU4Youth programme. It was attended by socially vulnerable young people from remote regions of Belarus aged 18 to 31 years. The training was conducted by experienced trainers Olga…
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EU workshop in Ukraine to discuss issues related to small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices

15 October 2019
On 21-22 October, experts from Poland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the implementation of international standards in the conduct of comprehensive research of small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices. The workshop will help with adapting to the constant technical evolution…
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Georgia: Head of EU visits Guria region

14 October 2019
On 12-13 October, EU Ambassador to Georgia, Carl Hartzell, visited the Guria region to meet with local government and civil society, visit EU project sites, and open Europe Day in Ozurgeti. The trip started with a visit to tea cooperative, Nagomari, which is one of 17 cooperatives to receive…
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EU joins activities in Armenia to celebrate International Day of Girl Child

14 October 2019
On 11 October, Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Ambassador, Andrea Wiktorin, and the country’s Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Zhanna Andreasyan, opened an open-air quiz event in front of the Small Theatre to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. Ambassador Wiktorin…
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10 years of Eastern Partnership: Vilnius to host EU and Eastern partner leaders forum

14 October 2019
On 24-25 October, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host a forum of local leaders from the EU and its Eastern partner countries. Titled ‘10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: Localising Sustainable Development Goals in the EU and the EaP’, the event will gather 120 mayors, councilors and…
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Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission supports discussion on Criminal Code review

14 October 2019
Representatives from Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (parliament), Supreme Court, Ministry of Justice and eminent university professors of law convened at EUAM headquarters on 10 October to chart an agenda for the review of the country’s Criminal Code. The purpose of the review is to help Ukraine align…
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Ukraine hosts regional seminar on tourism development in Eastern Neighbourhood

14 October 2019
On 9 October, the west Ukrainian city, Lviv, hosted a regional networking event on tourism development. Supported by the EU’s ‘Mayors for Economic Growth’ (M4EG) project, the event was attended by 34 representatives of M4EG signatories from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of…