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Results of the EU4Energy Programme for Eastern partner countries presented in Paris

10 April 2019
On 5 April 2019, high-level officials from the Energy ministries of the 11 partner countries of the Eastern Partnership and Central Asia, representatives of the European Commission, as well as representatives of the implementing partners of the EU4Energy, the International Energy Agency, the Energy…
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EU-Ukraine cooperation digest presents results of EU assistance in the country

10 April 2019
The EU Delegation to Ukraine has published a digest featuring the results of EU-Ukraine cooperation. One of the stories in the digest talks about how the EU helped pupils from a rural school in the Dnipropetrovsk region to implement a project with peers from Turkey, Poland and Bulgaria. The…
The European Migration Forum makes 10 recommendations for improving EU migration policy

The European Migration Forum makes 10 recommendations for improving EU migration policy

10 April 2019
On 3-4 April, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Commission held this year's European Migration Forum, which explored the role of civil society and local authorities in managing migration and ensuring safe and regular pathways to the EU. The 2019 Forum, now in its…
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Ukraine: EU to intensify support for the Azov Sea Region

10 April 2019
Following a needs assessment mission earlier this year, the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are currently working on targeted and intensified support measures for the Ukrainian regions bordering the Azov Sea. According to the EU, this will help address and mitigate the socio-economic…
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New EU backing for European Fund for Southeast Europe to boost local currency lending

10 April 2019
The European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) has announced the expansion of its fund structure to promote lending in local currencies. Backed by a contribution of €44 million from the EU’s EU4Business initiative and €12 million from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and…
Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030

Sustainable development: The Council of the European Union adopts conclusions

10 April 2019
The Council adopted a set of conclusions concerning the implementation by the EU of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, which was established in 2015 and comprises a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its…
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EU and OSCE discuss joint cooperation to promote stability and peace in Georgia

10 April 2019
Cooperation between the EU and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) regarding the Georgia conflict was the focus of a seminar in the Austrian capital of Vienna on 5 April. The event provided a platform to discuss cooperation on the ground, as well as the instruments at…
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EU4Business roundtable on sustainable financing for entrepreneurs in Armenia

10 April 2019
On 4 April, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted a roundtable on “Sustainable Financing for Entrepreneurs”. Organised with the support of the EU4Business initiative, the event gathered bank executives from Armenia to explore the role of the banking sector in achieving maximum sustainability and…
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EU Video: Scandinavian model for public order policing introduced to Ukrainian police

10 April 2019
A new video produced by the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine talks about the results of support the mission provided to police reform in Ukraine. Some 420 Ukrainian police officers received tactical training in the management of public gatherings under the EUAM project “Support to…
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EU to share experience in aeronautical information management with Ukraine

10 April 2019
On 17-18 April, experts from Greece and France will visit the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv to share their experience in aeronautical information management. During a two-day workshop, they will provide advice and guidance to participants from the State Aviation Administration, the Aeronautical…