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Young European Ambassadors participate in EU Education Fair in Azerbaijan

10 October 2019
Between 10 and 12 October, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) will participate in the EU Education Fair. The event is the largest international education exhibition in the country, gathering leading domestic and foreign universities, educational centres, language courses and consulting companies…
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EU diplomats meet Ukrainian film director, Oleh Sentsov, Russia’s former political prisoner

10 October 2019
On 10 October, EU diplomats met with Ukrainian film director from Crimea, Oleh Sentsov, who was illegally detained by Russia in 2014, sentenced to 20 years in prison and released in September 2019. The EU said it expects that all Ukrainian political prisoners who remain in Russia and temporarily…
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EU4Energy: Developing new standard terms and conditions for electricity contracts in Georgia

10 October 2019
The EU4Energy Governance Project will support Georgia in developing new standard terms and conditions for direct contracts for the sale and purchase of electricity. The launch event took place on 8 October, with the participation of the Georgian National Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, the…
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New EU-supported parliamentary education programme in Ukraine: opportunity for organisations and experts

10 October 2019
The Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine, with support of EU-UNDP Parliamentary Reform Project, is launching a large-scale parliamentary education programme. The programme targets schoolchildren, students and adults. Professional organisations and groups of experts interested in engaging in…
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Five start-ups win mini-grants under EU4Youth project in Armenia

09 October 2019
Five Armenian start-ups have won grants under the EU4Youth programme, at the end of a three-month entrepreneurship training that brought together 19 young people from Ijevan. The winners were annnounced at a special event in Ijevan on 25 September. The training was part of the Entrepreneurship…
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EU4Energy: Regulations for inspection of heating and air conditioning underway for Georgia

09 October 2019
On 1 October, the EU4Energy Governance Project launched technical assistance to support Georgia in developing regulations and guidelines for regular inspections of heating and air conditioning systems, as foreseen in the draft Law on Energy Performance in Buildings of Georgia. Currently, Georgia…
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EU Prize for Journalism 2019 in Georgia: last week to submit your works

09 October 2019
Journalists in Georgia have time until 15 October to submit their works for consideration under the EU Prize for Journalism 2019. Run by the EU Delegation to Georgia and the EU Monitoring Mission, the award supports professional and ethical journalism in the country. Conducted for eight years…
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Georgia: EU supports local civil society organisations to encourage community engagement in rural development

09 October 2019
As part of a broader effort to promote rural development in Georgia, the EU, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is launching a series of workshops in Rural Development Advocacy in the country’s eight municipalities. The first workshops on 7-8 October brought…
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Energy start-ups Carbominer and EcoTyre will represent Ukraine at the ClimateLaunchpad competition

09 October 2019
Greencubator organised the Ukrainian finals of the global ClimateLaunchpad competition on 21 September in Ivano-Frankivsk. Ten teams out of 35 finalists have presented their green business ideas. The jury has selected two winners - Carbominer and EcoTyre. They will both represent Ukraine at the…
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EU4Youth Forum in Georgia: a platform for coordination on youth issues

09 October 2019
On October 4, the Samtskhe-Javakheti Youth Forum was held in the town of Akhaltsikhe, Georgia, to support the coordinated work necessary for youth development and effective implementation of youth policy in the region. The forum was organised by Akhaltsikhe Municipality together with international…