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Ukraine celebrates two years since visa-free travel to the EU entered into force

13 June 2019
On 11 June, Ukraine celebrated the second anniversary since the visa-free travel regime between Ukraine and the European Union entered into force. This allowed Ukrainians with biometric passports to travel without visas to most EU countries for a stay of 90 days in any 180-day period. The number…
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EU–Armenia Partnership Council takes stock of cooperation between the two sides

13 June 2019
The EU–Armenia Partnership Council took place on 13 June in Brussels. Led by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini from the EU side and co-chaired by Armenia's Foreign Affairs Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, the meeting was organised to review progress of the implementation of the EU-Armenia…
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Armenia : EU establishes an agricultural machinery park to support the work-based learning of youth in remote communities

13 June 2019
In May, the EU4Youth programme set up an agricultural machinery park to support vocational training and work-based learning in the northern Armenian town of Alaverdi and the surrounding region. The park will support the implementation of a non-formal qualification programme specialised in…
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EU4Youth seeks synergies to improve youth employment opportunities in Georgia

13 June 2019
On 22 May, the EU4Youth programme organised a national coordination meeting in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, bringing together a number of youth organisations to discuss the issue of youth employment. The meeting, which was also attended by the Prime Minister's adviser on Youth Affairs, Revaz…
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How to participate in the EU’s largest research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020 – webinar for Ukrainian applicants

13 June 2019
Ukrainian scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs interested in collaborating with their European colleagues and applying for additional funding are invited to register for a webinar organised on 18 June within the EU-funded Horizon 2020 programme on research and innovation. The webinar will…
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Czechia to share experience on prevention and fight against money laundering with Moldova

12 June 2019
On 17–18 June, staff of the National Bank of the Republic of Moldova will visit Czechia to learn about its experience and good practice in the field of preventing and combating money laundering and terrorism financing. They will visit the Czech National Bank and exchange good practice on the…
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Belarus: EU-supported workshop on official controls on feed processing establishments

12 June 2019
On 17–18 June, experts from Latvia and Poland will visit Belarus to conduct a workshop on official controls on feed processing establishments and the EU requirements in this sphere. The event will be attended by officials from the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food, staff involved in…
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EU supports social entrepreneurship in Ukraine

12 June 2019
Free dance courses, inclusive sports sections, sign language training, lectures on sexual education, emergency action planning, master classes on first aid, sand animation – these are examples of some of the youth social projects presented at the final festival of the EU-supported programme “…
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Georgia: EU Ambassador visits Imereti to highlight EU assistance

12 June 2019
Last week, the Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Carl Hartzell, visited several projects designed and funded by the EU to strengthen economic development and create jobs in the Georgian region of Imereti. He also made a stop at Kutaisi Airport to meet with the Georgian border…
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EU project on cooperation between researchers from Eastern partner countries and EU presents its conclusions

12 June 2019
On 11 June, Brussels hosted the final conference of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership PLUS (EaP PLUS) project, which was designed to stimulate cooperation between researchers from the Eastern partner countries and EU Member States. The project is coming to an end in September this year. The…