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Ukraine: Workshop for berry farmers on planning for new season

02 October 2018
On 12 October, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) specialising in the berry farming industry are invited to a workshop on ‘Planning a new season in organic berry farming’, taking place in the Ukrainian city of Khmelnytskyi. The workshop has been organised by the Khmelnytskyi Business…
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Winners of energy grants to be announced during Ecoinnovations forum in Ukraine

01 October 2018
On 2 October, the “Ecoinnovations and green entrepreneurship: made in Ukraine” forum will take place in Kyiv. The main focus of the event will be low-carbon, innovative green products that are produced by Ukrainian companies and are already selling in global markets. Business representatives,…
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Challenges for farming development in Ukraine to be discussed at seminar in Odesa

01 October 2018
Challenges in the area of farming in Ukraine will be discussed at an EU-supported round-table seminar in the south Ukrainian city of Odesa on 12 October. Organised by the Odesa Business Support Centre within the EU4Business initiative, the event will discuss cost and quality of feed and crop…
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EU and its Eastern Partner experts discuss integrated border management at event in Ukraine

01 October 2018
On 27–28 September, a panel meeting took place to discuss the recent developments in the field of integrated border management (IBM) in the EU and its Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine). The meeting was organised by the State…
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EU Monitoring Mission marks 10 years since deployment to Georgia

01 October 2018
On 1 October, the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) marks 10 years since it was deployed to Georgia. For a decade, the EUMM has contributed to enhanced security and stability, conducting over 65,000 patrols on the ground. Over 1,700 EU nationals have served the Mission over the years. “…
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Europe Day celebrations continue in Georgian regions of Akhaltsikhe and Batumi

01 October 2018
On 29 September, the Georgian city of Akhaltsikhe hosted Europe Day celebrations. The historic Rabati Castle was transformed into a “Eurovillage”, taking all visitors on a journey to the European Union through fun activities. The guests were able to learn about various EU-funded development…
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European Week of Sports in Armenia: Yerevan hosts street basketball tournament

01 October 2018
On 30 September, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted a three-a-side street basketball tournament to mark the participation of the country in the European Week of Sports. The event was organised by the EU Delegation to Armenia, in cooperation with the country’s Ministry of Sport and Youth…
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Netherlands shares experience of processing advance passenger information with Georgia

01 October 2018
On 25–26 September, seven representatives from the Revenue Service and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia visited the Netherlands to learn how the country deals with advance passenger information. They visited the Advance Passenger Information (API) Centre, learned about the roles of air…
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Spain to share with Belarus experience of combating transnational crime linked to drug trafficking

28 September 2018
Police officers from Belarus will visit Spain on 8–11 October to learn about how the country combats transnational crime linked to trafficking of drugs, in particular hashish and cocaine. The focus will be on the detection and investigation of crime linked to drug trafficking, improving…
Good Human Rights Stories coalition launched

The EU launched the “Good Human Rights Stories Initiative”

28 September 2018
At a high-level meeting at the UN General Assembly on 27 September, the EU together with 13 partners from all over the world launched the “Good Human Rights Stories Initiative”, a cross-regional coalition of countries to whom human rights matter. The EU Special Representative for Human Rights…