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EU to share experience in customs control of shipped goods with Azerbaijan

10 April 2018
On 12-13 April, experts from several EU countries will visit Azerbaijan to share their experience in customs control of goods sent by international mail and shipments by express couriers. The aim of this workshop is to provide the Azerbaijani authorities with a comprehensive overview of…
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Four years on from the annexation of Crimea, the EU remains firmly committed to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity

10 April 2018
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini reiterated the EU’s commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in a declaration issued on 9 April. “Four years on from the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, the…
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EU supports development of online course on women's access to justice

10 April 2018
On 28-29 March, a group of experts from the United Kingdom, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova came together to kick off the development of a new e-learning course on women’s access to justice. The course will promote gender-sensitive justice in the Council of Europe’s Member States, which also…
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EU to share best practices on social entrepreneurship with Ukraine

10 April 2018
On 12-13 April, experts from Finland and Greece will visit Ukraine to share experiences from their countries on establishing social entrepreneurship with the country’s State Employment Service. They will also discuss the role of employment services in the creation of social enterprises and EU…
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Call for applications: Civil Society Forum Annual Assembly

10 April 2018
The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) invites civil society organisations (CSOs) to apply to participate in the 10th Annual Assembly of the Forum that will take place in late November or early December this year. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2018…
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EU to help Georgia systemise agricultural crop varieties

09 April 2018
On 10-13 April, an expert from France will visit Georgia as part of the EU’s assistance to the country to establish a national catalogue of plant varieties. When Georgia adopted its ‘Law on Allowing the Use of Agricultural Crop Varieties Subject to Mandatory Certification and Seed Production’ in…
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Moldova: Carpineni village switches to green energy thanks to EU support

09 April 2018
Children at the Carpineni village school in the Republic of Moldova are kept warm during the winter months thanks to the use of renewable energy. The kindergarten switched from natural gas and coal to biomass energy in 2012, thanks to the EU-funded and UNDP-implemented Moldova Energy and Biomass…
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Moldova: EU supports energy-efficient street lighting and safe drinking water

09 April 2018
The village of Congaz, the Republic of Moldova’s biggest village, enjoys street lighting at night again after 25 years. A modern and energy-efficient 40 km long lighting network was installed in Congaz thanks to EU support and contributions from local and regional public authorities through the…
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EU report: Moldova advances in reform implementation but more progress is needed

05 April 2018
On 5 April, the European External Action Service and the European Commission released a joint Association Implementation Report on the Republic of Moldova. According to the report, the country has made progress with the implementation of some reforms, but the EU press release states that “further…
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EU supports workshop on improving business statistics in Armenia

05 April 2018
A workshop on business statistics was held in March in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, focusing on business demography and indicators of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) financing. The workshop was the second in a series of workshops organised in the framework of the EU-funded project ‘…