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Engaging with civil society in Belarus – call for applications from EU

23 January 2019
Civil society organisations in Belarus have until 7 March to apply for a new call for proposals from the EU for in-country projects. The call has been announced by the EU Delegation to the Republic of Belarus. Project proposals should be implemented in Belarus or directly benefit Belarusian…
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EU advises Moldova on developing an efficient traceability system in its wine sector

22 January 2019
On 28-29 January, experts from Italy and Portugal will visit the Republic of Moldova to provide advice and guidance for Moldovan officials, inspectors and wine producers on the elements required to develop an efficient traceability system in the wine sector in order to harmonise the country's…
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Applications open for the fourth Energy Community Summer School 2019

22 January 2019
The Energy Community Secretariat has launched the call for applications for the fourth Energy Community Summer School. This is a unique opportunity for 40 postgraduate students and young professionals to gain an in-depth knowledge of the energy sector and gain the skills to shape the sector’s…
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EU to support community-led peacebuilding and advocacy in Ukraine

22 January 2019
A new EU project to support community-led peacebuilding and advocacy initiatives is to be launched in Ukraine. The project “Reweaving the Ukrainian social fabric: supporting community-led peacebuilding and advocacy” will help civil society organisations (CSOs), local, regional and national…
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EU4Business: Large-scale campaign informs small and medium-sized enterprises in Ukraine about opportunities for cooperation and support

22 January 2019
Over 50 events organised by 15 partners took place across 16 cities in Ukraine as part of a campaign organised through the EU4Business initiative. Held between September and December 2018, the “European SME Week” campaign events brought around 10,000 contacts with small and medium-sized…
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EU4Energy to assist Ukraine with national energy saving measures

22 January 2019
The EU4Energy Governance Project will support the Government of Ukraine with the fulfilment of its commitments under the Energy Community Treaty to develop and implement energy efficiency and energy saving policies. Top Energy Community experts will work on developing a draft National Energy…
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Europe's electricity market to be more competitive and consumer-centred

21 January 2019
Europe's electricity market rules are being updated to improve the functioning of the market, empower consumers and pave the way for the clean energy transition. On 19 December, the Council of the EU approved an agreement with the European Parliament on a directive and regulation on electricity…
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EU welcomes recent developments towards peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, expects positive outcome

21 January 2019
The EU issued a statement on 18 January regarding recent developments in the efforts for a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. “Exchanges in recent months between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan,…
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EU to share best practices in conducting biomedical research on diseases with Belarus

21 January 2019
On 28-29 January, experts from Estonia, Norway and Sweden will visit Belarus to conduct a workshop on conducting biomedical research relating to epidemiology, or the study of diseases. The aim of the workshop is to provide advice and guidance to Belarusian biomedical experts, scientists and policy…
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EU project develops “Complex Action Plan” to improve management of infrastructure projects in Ukraine

21 January 2019
An action plan for reforming the project cycle management of infrastructure projects in Ukraine, developed with EU support, was presented at the inter-ministerial meeting in the country’s capital of Kyiv on 18 January. The so-called Complex Action Plan was developed by the country’s Ministries of…