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EU supports ethical business in Ukraine

19 April 2019
On 18 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the annual meeting of the Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC). Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Hugues Mingarelli, attended the meeting to communicate that the EU supports this initiative, which was established to…
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Georgia: EU-supported festival on positive parenthood takes place in Lagodekhi

19 April 2019
On 15 April, the Georgian village of Leliani, in Lagodekhi municipality, saw over 100 people come together for the “Positive Parenthood” festival. The event was supported by the EU and aimed to promote healthy parenting practices, by demonstrating joint sports and entertainment activities between…
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EU-supported play staged in Armenia’s State Musical Comedy Theatre

18 April 2019
On 17 April, Armenia’s State Musical Comedy Theatre, named after Hakob Paronyan, staged the play “The Comedy of Pyramus and Thisbe”, which is based on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night's Dream”. This was a joint project funded by the EU Delegation to Armenia and implemented by the Armenian Theatre…
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Azerbaijan: Third Euro Tolerance Film Festival to open in Baku in May

18 April 2019
Between 1 and 14 May, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the 3rd version of the IMAGINE Euro Tolerance Festival. More than 30 feature and documentary films on the themes of tolerance and diversity will be showcased during the event. The festival will be one of the events to mark the 10th…
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EU assists Ukraine with drafting its next Integrated Border Management strategy

18 April 2019
European experts in Integrated Border Management (IBM) were in Kyiv, Ukraine this week for the first-ever joint event organised by the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex). The event is dedicated to supporting the Ukrainian institutions…
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EU on the extended illegal detention of Ukrainian servicemen by Russia

18 April 2019
“The Lefortovo Moscow City Court has again extended the detention of 24 Ukrainian servicemen, this time until 24 and 26 July respectively,” the EU Spokesperson said in a statement issued on 17 April. “Their detention was initially ordered by the court of Simferopol in the illegally-annexed Crimean…
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EU consults stakeholders in Georgia on priorities for the next phase of its agriculture and rural development support programme

18 April 2019
Over 100 representatives of EU partners, civil society organisations, private sector, academia and experts gathered on 17 April at a conference in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The participants discussed the upcoming fourth phase of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural…
Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

18 April 2019
The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving…
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Opportunity in Ukraine: Regional seminars on proposal writing for cultural professionals

17 April 2019
Ukrainian artists and creative professionals are invited to take part in a series of training on proposal writing. Organised by the EU-funded “Culture Bridges” programme and the Ukrainian office of the “Creative Europe” programme, the seminars will be held in five Ukrainian cities during June and…
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Armenia: Free platform for families of hard-of-hearing children

17 April 2019
In March, the “Havat” non-governmental organisation for hard-of-hearing children’s mothers presented the EU-funded “Online school for parents” project. The project will run until 1 June 2019 and will help create a free platform for parents, with comprehensive information on different topics,…