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EU helps develop accident investigation capabilities of Ukrainian maritime authorities

16 April 2019
On 9-10 April, Ukrainian maritime authorities attended a training seminar on International Maritime Organisation’s Casualty Investigation Code and the EU Directive on the investigation of maritime accidents. The seminar focused on international and EU legislative frameworks in the field of marine…
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Expert mission to assist National Bank of Moldova with review and evaluation

16 April 2019
On 22-26 April, an expert from Lithuania will meet with experts from the National Bank of Moldova to discuss the EU Framework for carrying out the assessment of market risk and interest rate risk from non-trading activities in the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). The National Bank…
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New EU project to support community-based value chain in mountainous regions of Azerbaijan

15 April 2019
On 11 April, the EU launched a new project in Azerbaijan to support community-based value chain enhancement in the Greater Caucasus Mountains area of the country. Implemented by the Slow Food Association, the project will work closely with local authorities, civil society groups and other…
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EU supports effective data analysis for efficient risk management in Georgia

15 April 2019
Data analysis and risk management experts from the German customs security and risk analysis unit visited the Georgian capital of Tbilisi from 9 to 12 April to deliver an intensive training course for officials of the Revenue Service of Georgia. During the four-day course, the participants were…
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Role of fisheries in economic development discussed at conference in Georgia

15 April 2019
On 6 April, representatives of the fishing industry gathered in the Georgian city of Batumi for a conference entitled “Fisheries for the Economic Development of the Country”. The participants included representatives from governmental and non-governmental organisations from Georgia, Ukraine,…
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Eastern Neighbourhood: Registration for 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon is now open

15 April 2019
Civil society activists, web designers and technology professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine will have the chance to participate in the 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon that will take place on 14-16 June in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.…
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EU Advisory Mission delivers advanced course in advocacy to the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine

15 April 2019
Last week, the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) delivered an advanced course in trial advocacy to the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine (NPAU) and the country’s General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO). The term “advocacy” is used in this sense to describe the skills needed by prosecutors to…
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EU to facilitate financing for small businesses in Africa and the European Neighbourhood

15 April 2019
The European Commission makes available €4.2 million under the External Investment Plan to help banks in Africa and the European Neighbourhood better assist underfinanced sectors. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed this support agreement last week in…
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EU-supported project to tackle climate change in Ukraine

15 April 2019
Last week, Ukraine joined the new EU-supported regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The launch event in Ukraine offered an opportunity for government officials and representatives of various stakeholder groups to discuss priorities and next steps for EU4Climate implementation in the country until 2022…
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Five more companies receive grants for sustainable energy projects in Ukraine

12 April 2019
On 10 April, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and non-governmental organisation Greencubator, announced the five winners of the final stage of the Climate Innovation Vouchers Programme. Each of these winners received…