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Belarus: Young European Ambassadors to organise informal meeting with youth in Pinsk

10 June 2019
On 16 June, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in Belarus will organise an informal meeting with youth in the city of Pinsk to promote educational, volunteering and internship opportunities available to the country’s youth through various EU programmes and initiatives. This is part of the series…
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Opportunity for civil society organisations in Eastern Neighbourhood

10 June 2019
The European Commission invites experienced civil society organisations from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine to apply to a new call for proposals for “Strategic Partnerships for Capacity Development of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)” in the Eastern…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and its six Eastern partner countries endorse joint declaration on transport cooperation

07 June 2019
Marking 10 years of cooperation within the Eastern Partnership (EaP), transport ministers from the 28 EU countries and its six Eastern partner countries met on 6 June in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation in the area of transport. The main topics for discussion were road safety and infrastructure…
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EU4Business: Empowering Georgian hazelnut, dried fruit and tea companies to trade more and better

07 June 2019
Between 18 and 30 May, consultants from the International Trade Centre carried out an expert mission in the Western Part of Georgia, visiting 16 project beneficiary companies from the hazelnut, dried fruit and tea sectors. The visits were organised in the framework of the Ready to Trade project,…
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Event announcement: EU supports introduction of electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance in Armenia

07 June 2019
On 10 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia and the country’s government will organise a meeting on the introduction of electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance. The event will take place on 10 June at 10:30. The event has been organised as part of the public…
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Azerbaijan: EU-supported workshop on best practices in maritime accident investigation

07 June 2019
On 3–4 June, 16 representatives of the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan took part in a workshop on best practices in accident investigation. The workshop focused on the international and EU legislative framework in the field of marine casualty investigation and on the sharing of…
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Donald Tusk after meeting President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy: “The fact that you’re visiting the capital of the European Union […] is a strong and important signal”

06 June 2019
On 5 June, President of the European Council Donald Tusk welcomed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Brussels during his first visit abroad since taking office. “The fact that you're visiting the capital of the European Union and the headquarters of NATO on your first foreign trip is a…
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Lithuanian police brief Ukrainian officers on tactics used to fight corruption

06 June 2019
Officers from the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) visited Lithuania last week to learn about Lithuania’s experience of preventing and combating corruption. The Lithuanian law enforcement sector and its experience is a good example for Ukraine. It made substantial progress after the country…
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Georgia: EU launches social media challenge to draw attention to waste reduction

06 June 2019
The Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Carl Hartzell, has posted a social media challenge asking for ideas on minimising waste. To participate, social media users need to accept the challenge on the Facebook page of the EU Delegation to Georgia, take a photo or video demonstrating…
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Delivering on a stronger partnership: the EU and its six Eastern partners agree to develop better transport links

06 June 2019
On 6 June, the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, hosted the Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting on Transport. The event brought together EU Ministers responsible for transport and their counterparts from the six Eastern partner…