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EU Monitoring Mission supports workshop on conflict-sensitive reporting

06 February 2019
Last week, Abkhazian, South Ossetian and Georgian journalists gathered in Montenegro for a four-day seminar on the specificities of confidence-building and conflict-sensitive reporting. Participants from different regions were split into mixed groups and worked together to prepare common…
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EU4Business takes Ukrainian berry firms to world organic exhibition in Germany

06 February 2019
Five Ukrainian companies producing organic berry products will take part in the BIOFACH 2019 Exhibition in Germany between 13 and 16 February. The event is the world's leading organic food exhibition and the five companies from Ukraine will attend thanks to the support of the EU4Business initiative…
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EU helps to modernise information systems in public institutions of Ukraine

06 February 2019
On 5 February, the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service (NACS) signed a contract for the supply and installation of a human resource (and payroll) management information system (HRMIS) for Ukrainian public administration institutions. The HRMIS is a modern software that combines and…
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Belarus to join Winter Bike to Work Day on 8 February

05 February 2019
Cyclists in the Belarusian capital of Minsk will receive free tea and coffee on 8 February in support of the international Winter Bike to Work Day. This will also be the case in the cities of Homieĺ, Brest and Mahilioŭ. The Winter Bike to Work Day is taking place worldwide for the seventh time.…
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Armenia: Opportunity for proposals in community-based tourism

05 February 2019
Organisations and business communities in Armenia have until 8 February to submit proposals on developing community-based tourism development along new hiking trails between Goris and Kapan cities. This new funding opportunity has become available thanks the EU-funded “EU4Tourism: Outdoor…
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EU presents 2019 Association Implementation Report on Georgia

04 February 2019
On 30 January, the EU presented the “2019 Association Implementation Report on Georgia”. In line with the revised European Neighbourhood Policy, the report sets out the state of play of Georgia’s commitments under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement (AA) since the meeting of the EU-Georgia…
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EU-supported training on implementation of Maritime Labour Convention in Black and Caspian Sea regions

04 February 2019
On 30-31 January, 16 representatives of maritime authorities from countries in the Black and Caspian Sea regions participated in a training seminar in Lisbon, Portugal on key aspects of the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention. The seminar discussed the provisions for working…
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EU helps Azerbaijan develop legal mechanisms on land use and sustainable water resource management

04 February 2019
On 11-13 February, an expert from Italy will visit Azerbaijan for discussions with experts and staff from the country’s water management authorities. The expert will discuss the development and implementation of legal mechanisms, planning and regulation of land use, and land management in…
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Belarus to improve investment climate and boost entrepreneurship with EU support

01 February 2019
Improving the business environment and strengthening entrepreneurship in Belarus are the main goals of two advisory programmes on private sector development, launched jointly on 31 January by the EU and the World Bank Group. An EU-funded €4.8 million technical assistance programme, which will be…
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EU’s youth-oriented project presents new educational platform in Armenia

01 February 2019
On 31 January, the EU launched an online educational platform in the local language in Armenia. The platform is based on the format of Khan Academy Armenia. The event was launched by Vassilis Maragos, the head of the unit responsible for Armenia in the European Commission’s Directorate-General…