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How to successfully prepare a grant application to the Creative Europe programme and find reliable partners

09 October 2018
Successfully preparing applications to the Creative Europe programme and finding reliable project partners were just two of the issues discussed during a meeting in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 13–16 September. Partners in the Creative Eastern Partnership project from Belarus, Ukraine,…
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Armenia: expert mission on the role of Parliamentary Budget Offices in fiscal oversight and governance

09 October 2018
On 17–19 October, an expert from Austria will visit Armenia to share knowledge and experience on international best practice in the establishment of a Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO). The visit is being organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange…
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EU Programme OPEN Media Hub is hosting managers from the East and South neighbourhood

09 October 2018
Today, the OPEN Media Hub is hosting digital media managers from Algeria, Armenia, Egypt, Georgia, Libya, Moldova and Ukraine for a guided participation to the World Publishing Expo & Digital Content Expo in Berlin. An intro and briefing will be held tonight by ThomsonMedia Director, David…
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EU helps improve business statistics in Armenia

09 October 2018
The findings of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s statistical report on the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector in Armenia were recently in focus at a workshop in Yerevan. The event was the third such workshop organised through the EU4Business initiative. The…
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EU on the continued illegal detention of Oleg Sentsov

08 October 2018
On 7 October, the EU spokesperson issued a statement on the continuous detention of the Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov by the Russian Federation. “Oleg Sentsov was jailed for alleged activities conducted on the Crimean Peninsula, the illegal annexation of which by the Russian Federation he…
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9th European Film Festival to be launched in Baku

08 October 2018
On 10–21 October, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the 9th European Film Festival. Supported by the EU Delegation to the country, in cooperation with the embassies of several EU Member States and Norway, the festival programme includes screenings of 19 films from 17 EU countries (Belgium…
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Polish ‘Blue Card’ system inspires Ukrainian police during study visit on domestic violence

08 October 2018
Last week, Poland hosted a delegation of the National Police of Ukraine in order to outline what they consider best practices in combating and preventing domestic violence. The visit was organised by the EU Assistance Mission (EUAM) Ukraine to follow up the series of thematic training events…
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Ukraine: Expert mission on flag state and International Maritime Organisation rules

08 October 2018
On 16–19 October, experts from Lithuania will visit Ukraine to provide advice and share practical experience of EU legislation on flag state responsibilities. The experts will apply a practical approach to facilitate the implementation of the relevant EU legislation into the national legislation of…
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Members of EU networks in Ukraine identify priorities for the next year at forum in Kyiv

08 October 2018
On 3–4 October, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the First Forum of European Union Networks in Ukraine. Representatives of various pro-European networks from all over the country discussed their plans and joint projects for the coming year. The event brought together representatives of…
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Ukraine’s green energy technologies exports pass €305 million

08 October 2018
Participants of the “Ecoinnovations and green entrepreneurship: made in Ukraine” forum, which took place on 2 October in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, estimated that the value of Ukraine’s green energy technologies exports has reached €305 million in 2018 and continues to grow. Business…