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EU supports social integration of veterans in Ukraine

20 March 2020
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) shared a new story about Anatolii Keptanar – a veteran that successfully started a business for selling dried fruit thanks to the EU-supported project ‘Reintegration Support for Veterans of the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine and Their Families’.…
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EU4Business helps Ukrainian berry producers access international market

20 March 2020
In February, nine Ukrainian berry producers participated in ‘Fruit Logistica’, one of the world's largest trade fairs for fresh food businesses. The Ukrainian companies attended the event with the support of the EU project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to trade’ under the EU4Business initiative.…
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#EUHaveYourSay: Public consultation on EU support for energy transition

20 March 2020
The European Commission has launched an online consultation on the future content and implementation of the LIFE programme (2021-2027). The online consultation is open until 27 April 2020 and aims to collect inputs and experience on EU support for energy transition. LIFE is the only EU funding…
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Belarus discusses modernisation of Energy Charter Treaty

19 March 2020
On 13 March, Belarus hosted a consultation on updating the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) for its potential ratification. ECT is an international investment agreement that establishes a multilateral framework for cross-border cooperation in the energy industry. The event gathered over 15…
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EU4Energy supports Moldova in tracking energy efficiency progress

19 March 2020
On 18 March, EU4Energy launched a project to support the Republic of Moldova in developing a Monitoring and Verification Platform. The web-based tool will help Moldovan authorities measure progress towards energy efficiency targets and calculate energy savings. The first meeting of the working…
COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

19 March 2020
EU Leaders agreed to temporary restriction of non-essential travel from third countries into the EU area for 30 days. Any possible prolongation of this period should be assessed depending on further developments. The temporary travel restriction foresees exemptions for nationals of all EU Member…
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Eastern Partnership: new policy objectives for beyond 2020

18 March 2020
On 18 March, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (EU High Representative) have put forward a proposal for the long-term policy objectives of the Eastern Partnership beyond 2020. These aim at increasing trade, strengthening…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

18 March 2020
'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…
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EU provides over €5 million in additional support to eastern Ukraine

18 March 2020
The EU announced that it will provide additional assistance to support the conflict-affected population in eastern Ukraine. An additional €3.2 million will be allocated to the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, bringing the EU’s total financial engagement in this mission to €52 million…
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Energy Community Summer School 2020 open for registration

17 March 2020
The Energy Community Summer School 2020 is now open for registration, offering participants the opportunity to better understand the science and policy of energy markets in transition, and the challenges behind implementing EU energy law. Registration is open for postgraduate students (master’s…