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EU Declaration marks the fourth anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

17 July 2018
“Today we commemorate the fourth anniversary of the tragic downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, which caused the loss of so many innocent lives,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on 17 July in a Declaration on behalf of the EU. “For those who lost their loved ones, this day is a…
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Poland to share experience of reforming safety management system in rail sector with Ukraine

17 July 2018
On 23-25 July, representatives of the Transport Committee of the Ukrainian Parliament will visit Poland to learn about the country’s experience of reforming its safety management system in the rail sector. They will also be provided with practical advice on the existing system for compliance…
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EU4Energy: Supporting Ukraine on gas distribution tariffs

17 July 2018
On 16 July, the Energy Community, under the EU4Energy Programme, launched a technical assistance project to improve the legislative and regulatory environment of the Ukrainian gas market. The project will focus on assisting the National Commission for the State Regulation of Energy and Utilities…
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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the Day of International Criminal Justice

17 July 2018
On the occasion of the Day of International Criminal Justice the EU reaffirms its commitment to the fight against impunity for the most serious crimes and violations of international humanitarian law. 17 July 2018 is a seminal day for international criminal justice, as we mark the 20th anniversary…
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EU civil protection programme to discuss disaster loss data with Eastern Neighbourhood countries

17 July 2018
Ways to report disaster loss data (DLD) to monitor the reduction of the impact of disasters on national economy will be discussed on 24-25 July at a regional workshop organised by the EU-funded Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern…
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Ukrainian police learn about modern crime scene management in EU

16 July 2018
On 8-11 July, Ukrainian inspector-criminalists visited the Netherlands and Germany to learn about best practices in crime scene management. The visit was organised by the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine, as part of its assistance to the National Police of Ukraine (NPU). It aimed to advance and…
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Belarus: EU-supported green energy projects inaugurated in Navahrudak District

16 July 2018
An opening ceremony was organised on 12 July in Navahrudak District of Belarus to inaugurate three green energy projects supported by the EU in partnership with the country’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry and Navahrudak District Executive Committee. A wind power plant…
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EU-Belarus Human Rights Dialogue to take place for the fifth time

16 July 2018
On 17 July, the EU and Belarus will hold the fifth round of the bilateral Human Rights Dialogue in the capital of Minsk. The EU delegation will be led by Dirk Schuebel, Head of Division for Bilateral Relations with the Eastern Partnership Countries at the European External Action Service. The…
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EU4Business: Business planning seminars for entrepreneurs in Ukraine

16 July 2018
On 26 and 27 July, Ukraine will host two seminars on business planning, free of charge, for entrepreneurs in the cities of Kramatorsk and Pokrovsk, Donetsk oblast, in the east of the country. Supported within EU4Business initiatives, the seminars on using business planning and project planning…
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EU and Georgia to strengthen cooperation in civil protection and disaster risk management

13 July 2018
The European Commission and the Emergency Management Service of Georgia will sign an administrative arrangement in Tbilisi enhancing ties in civil protection and disaster risk management. The document outlines key areas of cooperation on disaster prevention, preparedness and response on issues…