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European School Summer Camp 2020 open for application

24 March 2020
Young people from the EU and the six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are invited to apply for the European School Summer Camp 2020, which will take place in Georgia from 15 to 30 August. Participants should be aged between 14…
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Armenian winery finds new markets and increases sales with EU4Business support

24 March 2020
An old Armenian winery found new markets and increased its clientele thanks to an EU-funded programme. The success story was shared on the EU4Business website. When the company Voskevaz decided to expand to new markets, they applied for the EU programme Advice for Small Businesses, which is…
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EU rejects election results in Georgian region of Abkhazia

24 March 2020
On 23 March, the EU issued a statement in reaction to the presidential elections in the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia. “The European Union supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia, as recognised by international law,” the statement said. “With regard to the so-called…
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Extension of Erasmus+, European Solidarity Corps and Horizon 2020 deadlines for submission of applications

23 March 2020
As a result of difficulties experienced by applicants due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has extended the deadlines for submission of applications under the Erasmus+ Programme, European Solidarity Corps and Horizon 2020. For more information about the extensions, please…
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The 2020 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership is now open for applications!

23 March 2020
Are you an energy efficiency enthusiast with a successful energy project? If so, then why not apply now for the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership and use this amazing opportunity to tell the world about your success! Just check out the guidelines for the Sustainable Energy…
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EU prioritises digital transformation for Eastern Partnership beyond 2020

23 March 2020
Supporting a resilient digital transformation is one of the five priorities highlighted in the European Commission’s proposal for the long-term policy objectives of the Eastern Partnership beyond 2020, released on 18 March. According to the European Commission, a strong digital presence in the EU’…
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EU to support Ukraine in harmonising wholesale energy market

23 March 2020
On 20 March, EU4Energy launched a project to assist Ukraine in adapting its legislation to the EU law on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency. The EU regulation aims to stop and prevent insider trading and manipulation in wholesale energy markets across Europe. The overall objective…
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Ukrainian apparel companies receive recommendations on how to improve wholesale technologies

23 March 2020
Between 9 and 13 March, 20 Ukrainian apparel companies and two state-owned educational institutions participated in a seminar on the latest wholesale technologies. Organised by the EU4Business project ‘Ready to trade’, the event gathered participants from 15 regions of Ukraine, including owners…
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EU allocates funds to support Ukrainian businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

23 March 2020
The EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced they will continue to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Ukraine, despite the current market turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The EU will provide grants to help eligible enterprises upgrade their…
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EU evaluates results of trade agreements with Georgia and Moldova

23 March 2020
The EU has announced that it will evaluate the costs and benefits of its ‘Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements’ with Georgia and the Republic of Moldova. The feedback will be collected until 2 April 2020, and the data will be summarised in a study on the impact of these agreements on trade…