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Winners of tourism hackathon in Armenia to receive support to develop businesses

17 April 2018
The three winners of the ‘hackathon’ aimed at generating innovative ideas for tourism in Armenia have been announced by a jury at the Vanadzor Technology Centre (VTC) in Armenia’s Lori province. The announcement was made at the end of an event in early April supported by the EU-funded “Support to…
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Green Energy Forum in Moldova: Learn more about renewable energy sector development

17 April 2018
The Moldovan-Czech forum on the development of the renewable energy sector will take place in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau on 19 April. Participants will include representatives of Czech companies specialised in the production and promotion of green energy technologies involving biogas…
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Lithuania to share its experience on phytosanitary control of imports with Ukraine

17 April 2018
On 17-20 April, experts from the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Production will visit Lithuania. They will obtain hands-on experience of the technology utilised for phytosanitary control of commodities which are imported into an EU Member State, in accordance with the…
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EU project brings free WiFi to one of the biggest educational institutions in Belarus

17 April 2018
The Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR) has recently launched a secure worldwide roaming access service, thanks to the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project. The education roaming (EDUROAM) service has replaced the internal University network…
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Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to present EU-supported civil protection programme for Eastern Neighbourhood at workshop in Brussels

16 April 2018
On 16-17 April, experts from Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine will participate in the 11th EU Loss Data Workshop at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations in Brussels. The event will focus on improving coordinated…
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Laying the ground for innovative tourism in Armenia’s regions

16 April 2018
Around 50 young and enthusiastic teams gathered on 7 April at the Vanadzor Technology Centre (VTC) in Armenia’s Lori Region to pitch innovative ideas that could be turned into models and embedded in regional tourism development. The Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski…
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EU4Energy High-level Policy Talks in Georgia highlight opportunities of EU gas market reforms

13 April 2018
On 12-13 April, the Energy Community is organising a high-level policy event under the EU4Energy Governance Project. The event is dedicated to increasing stakeholder awareness of the new institutional framework and the primary and secondary legislation governing natural gas activities required to…
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Elections in Azerbaijan: EU expects authorities to take recommendations on board

13 April 2018
On 11 April, early presidential elections took place in Azerbaijan, resulting in President Ilham Aliyev being re-elected for his fourth term in office. In response to the elections, the EU issued a statement where it referred to the preliminary conclusions made by international election observers…
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EU remains biggest development donor: €75.7 billion in 2017

11 April 2018
The European Union and its Member States continue to be the world's leading provider of Official Development Assistance (ODA) with an overall amount of €75.7 billion in 2017, as confirmed by the newly released figures by the OECD-DAC. This amount represents 0.50% of EU Gross National Income (GNI)…
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EU NEIGHBOURS presents new online tool to aggregate news on cooperation between EU and its Eastern Partners

11 April 2018
A new tool which aggregates news and articles about EU cooperation with its Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) is now available through the EU NEIGHBOURS website. The ‘EU NEIGHBOURS News’ aggregates news and articles published in…