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Eastern Partnership Youth Conference 2018: “Youth for Entrepreneurship”

20 July 2018
The EU’s Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum invites young entrepreneurs from the Eastern Partner (EaP) countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) to participate in the “Youth for Entrepreneurship” conference that will take place in the Austrian…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

20 July 2018
'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 supports Georgia in development of improved system for processing airline passenger data

19 July 2018
On 16-17 July, an inter-agency working group discussion in Kachreti, Georgia focused on ensuring more efficient risk management through automated processing and analysis of passenger data provided by airlines. The meeting was held as part of the EU-funded “Sustaining Border Management and…
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Georgia: Deputy Director-General Mathernova visits EU projects in Kakheti

19 July 2018
On 16-17 July, Katarina Mathernova, Deputy Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission, travelled to the Kakheti region of Georgia to highlight EU support for the region. Mathernova visited three locations in the Kakheti region, namely Lagodekhi,…
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Expert mission to share existing models to support people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities with Armenia

19 July 2018
On 26-27 July, an expert from Sweden will visit Armenia to explore possible models for the introduction and implementation of supported decision-making mechanisms in the country for the benefit of people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities, in line with international standards. In…
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Trilateral ministerial talks between the EU, Russia and Ukraine on the transit of gas to Europe

18 July 2018
On 17 July, trilateral ministerial talks took place in Berlin between the EU, Russia and Ukraine on the long-term transit of gas to Europe. At a press conference following the talks, Vice-President for the EU’s Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič said that the talk had established a trilateral process…
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EU4Business organises training seminar for Ukrainian clothing enterprises

18 July 2018
Representatives of Ukrainian clothing companies are invited to participate in an eight-day training seminar organised on 1-9 August within the EU4Business project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade’. The seminar is aimed at improving the productivity of Ukrainian export-oriented clothing…
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Sweden steps up support for EU4Business’ Women in Business programme in Moldova

18 July 2018
An additional €2.5 million will be added to the Women in Business programme in the Republic of Moldova thanks to a new grant from the government of Sweden. The Women in Business programme, implemented within EU4Business initiative by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)…
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EU-supported project launches small and medium-sized enterprises policy assessment in Armenia

18 July 2018
On 11 July, the third cycle of the Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) Assessment was launched in Armenia during the meeting of the SBA Public-Private Working Group. The SBA is an overarching framework for EU policy on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It aims to improve the approach to…
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EU Foreign Affairs Council Meeting discusses Eastern Partnership

18 July 2018
The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council discussed the Eastern Partnership on 16 July, ahead of the Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting in October this year. Foreign ministers reaffirmed the commitment of the EU to the region, to the reform agenda and to the priorities identified as the '20…