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EU experts present policy recommendations to modernise Georgia's research and innovation system

14 June 2018
On 14 June, a panel of high-level independent experts, supported by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility, presented key policy recommendations to help improve the effectiveness of the research and innovation system in Georgia. These recommendations were…
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Ukraine: New campaign to protect Dnieper river from phosphate pollution

14 June 2018
A new social media campaign for phosphate pollution prevention in the Dnieper River basin has been launched in Ukraine with support from the EU-funded “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+ East) project. The campaign will run until 7 July when the Dnieper Day…
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EU re-affirms commitment to Georgia at “Georgia’s European Way” conference

14 June 2018
On 14-15 June, the Georgia city of Batumi is hosting the 15th annual “Georgia’s European Way’ conference. Attended by senior officials from the country and the EU, the event offers a platform to highlight close ties between the EU and Georgia. Speaking at the conference’s opening session,…
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Ukraine: Experts call for further reforms in energy and environment fields

14 June 2018
Experts in the energy field called for further reforms in the areas of energy and the environment during a recent public discussion in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The discussion was organised by the EU-supported project “Enhancing impact of civil society in monitoring and policy dialogue on…
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Belarus: Conference on Covenant of Mayors signatories to be held on 28 June

13 June 2018
The second conference on the Belarusian signatories of the EU-supported Covenant of Mayors East initiative will be held on June 28 in Iuje, Grodno region. The event will bring together representatives of Belarusian cities that are signatories of the Covenant of Mayors, who will present innovative…
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Armenia: courses on career development and customer service

13 June 2018
Career development, customer services and communication skills will be the focus of a series of training courses organised in July for staff of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) working in the food processing and tourism sectors in the Armenian regions of Lori, Syunik and Armavir.…
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EU civil protection programme assists Azerbaijan in reforming its flood risk management legislation

13 June 2018
On 13 June, the Flood Risk Management Working Group of Azerbaijan was inaugurated in the country’s capital of Baku. Led by the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Working Group was supported by the EU-funded Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in…
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Mogherini speaks at event dedicated to 10-year anniversary of conflict in Georgia

13 June 2018
“Ten years after the war in 2008 in Georgia, we haven't stopped working for peace and for a true solution to the conflict,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini at the dedicated plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 12 June. “At the height of the war, the mediation…
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Vote and select the winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition

13 June 2018
The #EU4Energy photo competition, organised within the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week between 4th and 11th June, has come to an end. Over the course of one week, more than 600 people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine submitted their photos showing green…
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EU-funded project helps Ukraine to improve control and risk management to prevent accidents involving dangerous substances

13 June 2018
Ukraine’s challenges in modernising its chemical regulatory system to meet international standards were discussed during a workshop on 12 and 13 June in the country’s capital of Kyiv, as part of an EU-funded project. More than 90 representatives of Ukrainian government and industry learned from…