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Eastern Neighbourhood: Opportunity for artists and cultural professionals from ‘Creative Europe’

17 April 2019
Between April and September 2019, three calls for applications will be announced to support international mobility of artists active in the performing or visual arts and residing in a participating country of the EU’s ‘Creative Europe’ programme. The call will be announced by Creative Europe’s “i…
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EU4Business: Georgian companies secure orders at International Food and Drink Event in London

17 April 2019
Five companies from Georgia exhibited their goods and found new buyers at the International Food and Drink Event (IFE) in London on 17-20 March. This was made possible thanks to the EU-funded ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade’ project. The companies presented a variety of products including…
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EU helps improve access to micro-financing services for women in rural areas of Azerbaijan

17 April 2019
On 16 April, a new flagship project on Empowering Women for Sustainable Development was launched in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. The one-year project aims to improve access to microfinance services for rural communities in Azerbaijan, focusing on women and other vulnerable…
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EU4Business meetings support development of small businesses in Moldova

17 April 2019
Two meetings have been held in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau in early April to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country. On 2 April, the working group of the project on “Supporting the implementation and monitoring of the Republic of Moldova’s SME…
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How children from Belarus and Ukraine teamed up to monitor water, thanks to the EU

16 April 2019
The EU-funded Cross-border Water Inspectors Project has recently concluded in the Palessie region of Belarus and Ukraine. Thanks to the project, 20 public environmental teams have been set up. Their participants now monitor the state of the tributaries of the Pripyat river basin by examining the…
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EU helps Georgian ports manage container vessels

16 April 2019
On 10-12 April, eight Port State Control (PSC) inspectors from the Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia participated in a three-day tutoring project on PSC container vessels in the country’s Batumi and Poti ports. The event was held at the request of Georgia and organised under the EU-funded…
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Creative Europe finances translation of Ukrainian literature

16 April 2019
Ukrainian writers are read in more than 30 European countries. The two undisputed leaders in terms of their presence in the international literature market are Serhii Zhadan and Andrii Kurkov. In 2018, Serhiy Zhadan (a poet, novelist, essayist and translator) was the most popular Ukrainian author…
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EU-supported project to tackle climate change launched in Azerbaijan

16 April 2019
On 15 April, Azerbaijan joined the new EU-funded regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The initiative will be implemented until 2022. It will address a number of climate-related challenges facing the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region, including Azerbaijan, from water and energy shortages…
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European Advisory Mission Ukraine launches photo competition

16 April 2019
On 15 April, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine announced a photo competition entitled ‘Faces of Change’. Aimed at those Ukrainians whose colleagues, family members or friends work for civilian security institutions, the competition will showcase examples of the small, and often…
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Georgia: Parliament presents Action Plan on implementation of EU-Georgia Association Agreement

16 April 2019
This week, the Parliament of Georgia presented an Action Plan that outlines key parliamentary activities for 2019-2020 designed to support the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement. Organised with the assistance of the EU and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the…