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Armenia: EU supports women’s economic empowerment through the creation of social enterprises

05 August 2019
On 31 July, a new EU-funded social enterprise was launched in Armenia. The enterprise was created by “Spitak Helsinki Group”, a civil society organisation (CSO) focusing on human rights issues. The “White Violet” social enterprise, which will produce essential oils, is supported through the “…
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New adventure park and visitor centre opens in Tetritskaro municipality of Georgia with EU support

05 August 2019
On 26 July, a new high ropes adventure park and visitor centre opened in the Algeti National Park, in the Tetritskaro municipality of Georgia. Both recreational areas were supported by the EU within the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), in particular…
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Eastern Partnership: what does it mean for you? A set of interactive cards to answer all your questions

05 August 2019
What does the Eastern Partnership means for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine? What is the EU’s interest in partnership with these countries? What are the concrete benefits for ordinary citizens? The answers to these and other questions can be found in…
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EU4Business helps Ukraine’s food industry explore Georgian market

05 August 2019
Ukraine’s food producers will visit Georgia between 10 and 12 September to learn about trading opportunities in the country. The mission is being organised by the Export Promotion Office of Ukraine as part of the EU4Business initiative. It will involve 23 companies specialised in baked goods,…
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New online training in green finance for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects

02 August 2019
The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), to which the EU is a donor, has partnered with the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) to pilot the GGF Green Finance Expert online training in green finance. This innovative training aims to help bankers who are representatives of GGF partner institutions, and directly…
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Ukraine: EU supports music festival in Dnipro

01 August 2019
From 2 to 4 August, the Ukrainian city of Dnipro will host the cross-cultural BezViz music festival. The event is supported by the EU Delegation to the country and will be organised on the city’s Monastery Island.   During the day, the festival programme will include a possibility to visit an…
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Erasmus+: 22 new projects to promote European studies in Ukraine under EU-funded Jean Monnet Actions in 2019

01 August 2019
The 2019 call for proposals of the Erasmus+ programme’s Jean Monnet Actions has announced 285 project-winners from all over the world. Among the winners are 22 projects from Ukraine. The winners will work in the spheres of economic development, governance, regional policy, criminal policy,…
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Republic of Moldova: EU offers grants to foster business cooperation between both banks of Dniester

01 August 2019
Non-profit organisations from the left and right bank of the Dniester River are invited to apply for new EU grants for projects that aim to create or consolidate cooperation platforms between business associations and non-governmental organisations from both banks of the river. Projects with a…
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EU opposes application of another death penalty in Belarus

31 July 2019
“On 30 July, the Viciebsk Regional Court in Belarus reportedly sentenced to death Viktar Paulau after finding him guilty of double murder,” said the EU Spokesperson in a statement issued on the same day, adding that the EU “expresses its sincere sympathy to the families and friends of the victims…
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EU and Ukraine sign amendment to Association Agreement increasing predictability of imports of poultry products

31 July 2019
On 30 July, representatives of the EU and Ukraine met in Kyiv to sign an agreement to amend specific provisions of the 2014 EU-Ukraine Association Agreement regarding trade preferences for poultry meat and its preparation. According to the EU, this amendment will modify the trade preferences for…