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EU supports introduction of life skills and employability courses for young people in Belarus

11 June 2019
On 24 May, 29 trainers from 15 educational institutions of the Belarusian capital of Minsk and Minsk region met to discuss challenges and experiences in implementing the educational activities related to life skills and employability for young people. The participants have already begun or…
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Belarus: EU4Youth project takes young people on study tour to IT company

11 June 2019
In May, 15 young people took part in a study tour to the SoftTeco information technology (IT) company in Belarus, as part of an activity organised by the EU4Youth initiative. The best way to understand a profession is not to read about it or watch a video, but to see everything with your own eyes…
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EU supports vocational opportunities for disadvantaged youth in Ukraine

11 June 2019
In May, young Ukrainians have begun to attend vocational courses organised in the framework of the ‘EU4Youth: Employability and Stability in Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine’ project, funded by the EU. As the first stage of participation, young project beneficiaries participated in a training…
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Horizon 2020: Ukrainian scientists collaborate with European colleagues to search for cures for diseases

11 June 2019
From 2014 to 2018, the EU’s programme on research and innovation, Horizon 2020, supported 184 projects of 110 Ukrainian private and public enterprises, research institutes and universities. Between them, the projects were provided with grants totalling nearly €21.7 million. A new article shared…
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Armenia: EU4Youth club launches environmental community campaign in Ararat

11 June 2019
With the support from EU4Youth, members of a local youth club have started implementing their first community service learning project this June to increase awareness of environmental issues in the local population, and to clean up and maintain their local area. The Ararat SKYE Club (Skills and…
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EU supports English and IT training for youth in Armenia

11 June 2019
EU4Youth programme is providing opportunities for young people in Armenia to learn English and gain computer literacy. Starting from March this year, over hundred students at colleges in Ararat, Gavar, Stepanavan and Alaverdi, as well as members of youth clubs and agricultural training colleges…
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EU funds mobility for artists – second call

10 June 2019
A new mobility opportunity for artists receiving EU funding was launched on 3 June. This is the second call announced by ‘i-Portunus’, the EU-funded project trialling a mobility scheme for artists and culture professionals. The application deadline is 24 June 2019. Artists from Armenia, Georgia,…
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Georgia: EU launches rural development project in Tskaltubo municipality

10 June 2019
On 8 June, the EU launched a new rural development project in the Tskaltubo municipality of Georgia. The project aims to introduce a bottom-up, inclusive rural development approach that fully engages all communities in the municipality. The “Local Action Group Tskaltubo” project is funded by the…
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Armenia: Over 10 e-governance platforms introduced with EU support

10 June 2019
On 10 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia and the country’s government presented new electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance in the country at an event in Yerevan. The event was held in the framework of the public awareness campaign for a new one-window…
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Federica Mogherini and Johannes Hahn call for calm and restraint in Republic of Moldova

10 June 2019
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said that the EU “takes good note of the decisions taken [on 8 June] by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, including on the formation of the government…