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EU4Energy: Trilateral talks on gas transit between EU, Russia and Ukraine

19 December 2019
The Vice-President of European Commission Maroš Šefčovič is to chair the fifth round of trilateral political discussions on the long-term transit of gas with Russia and Ukraine, which takes place on 19 December in Berlin, Germany. “It is high time to send a positive message to markets and…
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EU4Energy: clim@ competition is back to recognise new green energy initiatives

19 December 2019
Supported by the European Commission under the EU4Energy Initiative, the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) has launched the ‘clim@’ competition for the second year running. The competition will recognise innovative ideas to help fight climate change and protect the environment. Businesses and…
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Armenia: Yerevan hosts prestigious international IT event

19 December 2019
Armenian national research and education network staff learned about new trends and met new potential partners at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious IT events, the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT), which took place in October this year in the capital of Yerevan. For 40…
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Success story: EU helps small-scale agribusinesses in Moldova

19 December 2019
Zinaida Plamadeala is a young Moldovan woman who, together with her siblings, started growing fruit in the countryside for fun. It wasn’t long until they joined forces and set up a family business. A new article by the European Commission explains how the EU has helped them to increase their…
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EU4Energy: Georgia adopts key laws to harmonise its energy sector

19 December 2019
Georgia is making progress in reforming its energy sector in line with the EU Energy Law and the Energy Community Treaty, by substituting the existing energy market framework with the Third Energy Package. This was preconditioned and is a positive result of the adoption of the Law on Energy and…
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EU visits Armenia to align public health laboratories with European regulations

19 December 2019
On 20-22 January, experts from Greece and Latvia will visit Armenia to conduct meetings at the National Centre of Disease Control and Prevention, part of the country’s Ministry of Health. The aim of this expert mission is to revise and harmonise licensing, certification and accreditation…
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Armenia summarises results of participation in ‘Creative Europe’ programme

19 December 2019
On 13 December, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted the ‘Create, Preserve, Enhance’ event under the EU’s ‘Creative Europe’ programme. The event celebrated the results and achievements of the Armenian participants in the programme. "I congratulate Armenia in its participation and results in the…
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Women in IT: EU4Youth study highlights challenges and opportunities in Belarus

19 December 2019
A round table discussion on the results of a labour market analysis and gender study conducted as part of the ‘EU4Youth: Fostering Potential for Greater Employability’ project was held on 9 December at the Belarusian Red Cross  (BRC) training centre. It was attended by representatives of government…
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Young European Ambassadors reach out to teachers and confront bullying in Azerbaijan

18 December 2019
On 17 December, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Azerbaijan organised an event in the country’s capital of Baku dedicated to helping young people exercise their fundamental rights at home, at school and in the community. During the event, the YEAs were joined by 20 local teachers to discuss…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

18 December 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…