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Georgia: EU-supported training on organic agriculture and renewable energy resources conducted in Khulo municipality

11 December 2018
Basic principles and methods of organic agriculture, conservation, biodynamic agriculture, renewable energy sources and related technologies were the focus of training seminars, organised with EU support, which took place in Khulo municipality in early December. Up to 20 representatives of Khulo…
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EU funded projects provide technical assistance to ENP beneficiary countries

10 December 2018
In the context of the EU funded projects providing technical assistance to ENP beneficiary countries, EMSA invited Black and Caspian Sea and SAFEMED IV Projects’ representatives participating in the Pilot Project on AIS information sharing to attend the 15th MAREΣ Experts Working Group meeting…
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Azerbaijan: EU launches “We are different but equal” video project

10 December 2018
On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, marked on 3 December, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan collaborated in the production a film called “We are different but equal”. The film was produced in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNICEF,…
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Georgia: EU, UN and Public Defender of Georgia Launch Human Rights Week 2018

10 December 2018
On 10 December, the International Day of Human Rights, the EU, together with the Public Defender of Georgia and the United Nations, launched Human Rights Week 2018 in Georgia to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Communication activities marking 70 years of the…
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Georgian law enforcement benefit from new insights into combating migrant smuggling

10 December 2018
Smuggling of migrants is a recurrent item on the agenda of capacity building activities for law enforcement officers that recently began in Georgia. The training seminars in Tbilisi and Batumi, which began in December, have so far been attended by 42 law enforcement officers representing the…
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Georgia: Young farmers from Tetritskaro municipality discuss gender-related issues

10 December 2018
Over 30 young farmers from Tetritskaro municipality last week participated in a youth event on gender issues, organised within the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The event took place in Tetritskaro on 4 December, on the occasion of the…
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EU steps up action against disinformation

10 December 2018
On 5 December, the EU presented an action plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond. The plan was developed in view of the 2019 European elections, as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020. Taking stock of the…
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Georgia: Young European Ambassadors visit orthodox gymnasium in Vani

10 December 2018
On 8 December, Georgia’s Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) visited “St Nino” Orthodox Gymnasium and “Surion” youth club in the town of Vani. The visit offered an opportunity for mutual exchange of ideas and information on the EU-Georgia partnership. It also served to promote young people’s…
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Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day

10 December 2018
On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then. The EU remains a staunch supporter of civil…
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Federica Mogherini meets Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

07 December 2018
On 6 December, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met with Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkin. The meeting took place during the 25th Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Ministerial Council Their meeting came ahead of this Monday's Foreign Affairs…