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The EU announces support to the region of Lankaran to boost rural and regional competitiveness in Azerbaijan

07 June 2018
The EU plans to continue its support to Azerbaijan’s economic diversification by boosting its support to the Lankaran Economic Region. The EU will provide over €13 million to boost local social-economic development and reduce the gap between Baku and the rest of the country. Lankaran has the…
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Moldova: Solar-powered festival to take place as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week

07 June 2018
The Public Garden in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau will host the ‘Sun Dă-I Fest’ festival on 10 June. The event will round off EU Sustainable Energy Week in the Republic of Moldova, which is taking place on 4-10 June. This year, the festival will exhibit green energy technologies using wind,…
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Erasmus+: More than 40 Ukrainians to participate in Joint Master Degree Courses at European universities in 2018-2019

07 June 2018
The Call for Erasmus+ Learning Degree Mobility in 2018 has now been completed and the award decision on scholarships granted for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Courses has been taken. 1,640 Erasmus Mundus students from all over the world have been selected for funding, 41 of which will come from…
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Bike ride organised in Sumy as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week

07 June 2018
A bike ride was organised in the Ukrainian city of Sumy on 5 June as part of the country’s Energy Days to celebrate EU Sustainable Energy Week. Children in the city also organised a theatrical performance about the importance of energy saving, reducing environmental impact and protecting nature,…
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Ukrainian city shares experience of implementing energy efficiency project with EU support

07 June 2018
On 5 June, the Ukrainian city of Hola Prystan organised an informational visit for civil society organisations. The visit aimed to share the city’s experience of implementing an EU-funded Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Project in the field of energy efficiency. The project involved thermal…
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Further improvements to prison hospital services in Armenia

07 June 2018
A roundtable took place in Yerevan on 30 May to discuss a detailed overview of the assessment of prison hospital services in Armenia and a list of recommendations for their improvement. The event brought together 29 representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Penitentiary Department, Ministry of…
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EU Report: EU-Armenia relations have reached new highs

07 June 2018
On 4 June, the European Commission issued a new report on “EU-Armenia relations in the framework of the revised European Neighbourhood Policy”. The report covers the period between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2017 and has been published ahead of the first European Union–Armenia Partnership…
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EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum underlines strong commitment to further improving business climate

07 June 2018
On 5 June, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku opened the EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum 2018. The event attracted around 700 attendees from business and government, who met to discuss current economic and business developments in Azerbaijan. They expressed their commitment towards further enhancing and…
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Commissioner Stylianides discussed ‘Education under Attack’ during the 2018 European Development Days

07 June 2018
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides hosted a panel discussion on ‘Education Under Attack: A Global Call for the Protection of Education’ on 5 June during the European Development Days. The event marked the European launch of the 2018 Report ‘Education Under…
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Horizon 2020 training seminar for National Contact Points in Armenia

07 June 2018
At the end of May, the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia hosted a training seminar in the country’s capital of Yerevan for 14 National Contact Points (NCPs) of the EU’s biggest research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020. The one-day intensive training programme included the…