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EU Advisory Mission and National Police of Ukraine lay groundwork for stronger police-community relations in Khmelnytskyi

21 January 2019
A workshop organised by the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) and National Police of Ukraine brought together representatives of law enforcement bodies, non-governmental organisations, local businesses and local government in Khmelnytskyi last week. The aim of the event was to help build stronger…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019

18 January 2019
The Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year (download logo package here). Over the past decade, the collective efforts of the European Union, its Member States and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine have brought considerable benefits to…
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Georgian designers and furniture producers strengthen international ties with support from EU4Business

18 January 2019
A group of Georgian interior designers and furniture producers are visiting the German city of Cologne this week to showcase their products at the design fair taking place during Passagen Interior Design Week, Germany’s largest annual design event. The visit agenda also includes trips to leading…
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EU on the continued illegal detention of Ukrainian servicemen by Russia

18 January 2019
“The Lefortovo Moscow City Court has extended until late April the detention, initially ordered by the court of Simferopol in the illegally-annexed Crimean peninsula, of 24 Ukrainian servicemen,” said the EU Spokesperson on 17 January. “The European Union Delegation in Moscow along with 15 EU…
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Competition in Belarus: “Do you bike to work?”

18 January 2019
From 28 January until 10 February, a photo competition will be held in Belarus in support of the international Winter Bike to Work initiative. Anyone interested in participating can take a selfie on their way to their place of work or study and post the photo on social media with the hashtags #…
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Young European Ambassadors: 46 Belarusians chosen to represent their country

18 January 2019
Following a selection process for the third round of the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) initiative, 46 young Belarusians have been chosen as to represent their country as YEAs in 2018-2019. On 16 January, they held an official meeting in Minsk with Berend de Groot, Head of the Cooperation…
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Belarus: Kindergarten in Ašmiany to save up to 81% on energy thanks to EU support

17 January 2019
The kindergarten in Ašmiany, Belarus, will be thermally insulated and retrofitted as part of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. An energy audit helped to identify measures to increase the energy efficiency of the building. As a result, the windows will be…
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EU4Energy: New methodology for natural gas transmission tariffs presented in Georgia

17 January 2019
On 16 January, the EU4Energy Governance Project presented the first draft of the gas transmission tariff methodology and calculation tool during a stakeholder meeting in Georgia. The new methodology will enable Georgian Gas Transmission Company to calculate the applicable tariffs and implement the…
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EU supports high-quality translation of EU acquis into Ukrainian

17 January 2019
On 16-17 January, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted a specialised conference on ‘Quality Legal Translations for Better Implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (AA)’. Organised by the EU-funded project Association4U, together with the European Commission Directorate General for…
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Ukraine: Two kindergartens in Hnivan will become more energy efficient thanks to EU support

17 January 2019
Two kindergartens in Hnivan will be thermally insulated as part of the EU-supported “Energy efficient Hnivan” project, which is part of the EU’s “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme. Based on the results of the energy audit, the insulation of the two buildings will help the…