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Armenia Demo Day showcases progress of graduating start-ups

28 January 2019
The Demo Day of the third batch of graduating start-ups of the EU-funded Armenia Start-up Academy was successfully held last week. During the Demo Day, the founders of 12 start-ups that had been enrolled in the third cycle of the academy’s 12-week pre-acceleration programme introduced themselves…
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Armenia: Free course on software product management for young people in Shirak marz – apply now

28 January 2019
Young people in the Shirak marz of Armenia are invited to apply for a free three-month course on software product management. The deadline for applications is 17 February. The course starts on 4 March. The course is offered as part of the “Boosting Technological Development in Shirak Marz”…
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EU assists Georgia to facilitate access to justice and increase professionalism of lawyers

28 January 2019
Improved access to legal aid for over 45,000 people every year; training for 2,400 representatives of the legal profession; increased international cooperation in the field of justice – these are just some of the key results achieved by the Legal Aid Service of Georgia and the Georgian Bar…
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Commissioner Hahn to visit Armenia on 29 January

28 January 2019
On 29 January, Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, will visit Armenia. He will meet with President Armen Sarkissian and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Commissioner Hahn will also meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab…
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

28 January 2019
On Holocaust Remembrance Day we remember those who were killed for the only crime of being born. (...) Remembrance is an individual and collective responsibility, particularly in times when antisemitism rises again, antisemitic conspiracy theories flourish again, and attacks against Jews and the…
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Ukraine: Senior EU mission to visit Azov Sea region

25 January 2019
A high-level group of EU officials will visit Ukrainian regions adjacent to the Azov Sea on 27 January - 2 February. The main objective of this high-level EU mission is to assess the economic, social and political situation in the region, which has been severely affected by the Russian inspection…
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Ukrainian prosecutors to reform performance evaluation in line with EU best practices

25 January 2019
On 24 January, senior Ukrainian prosecutors, as well as experts from the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM), launched a pilot project designed to ensure that good performance at work is rewarded, while poor performance is identified and addressed. The pilot project will take place in the Kharkiv…
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Georgia to build first regional landfill in line with EU standards

25 January 2019
A regional landfill will be constructed within the next 15 months close to the Georgian city of Kutaisi, in full compliance with European standards. The contract for the construction of the landfill was signed on 24 January. Serving approximately 700,000 citizens of Imereti, Racha-lechkhumi and…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

25 January 2019
'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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First batch of Georgian honey goes to Europe – with EU4Business support

23 January 2019
Two Georgian honey producers are presenting their products at the International Green Week, a one-of-a-kind annual international exhibition of the food, agriculture and gardening industries, in Berlin on 18-27 January. The event brings together over 1,700 exhibitors with over 100,000 products from…