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Armenia: Europe Day celebrations concluded in country’s northern marzes

05 June 2019
Europe Day celebrations in Armenian marzes have come to an end. The town of Ijevan hosted celebrations on 17 May, Dilijan city - on 18 May, and Gyumri - on 19 May. These days were a festival for hundreds of Tavush and Shirak residents who enjoyed music, dances, competitions, hospitality, and gifts…
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Belarus to host meeting on integrated border management and exchange between EU and Eastern partner countries

04 June 2019
On 13–14 June, migration experts from the EU and its Eastern partner countries will meet in Belarus for their regular Panel meeting on Integrated Border Management (IBM). While the overall purpose of the meeting is to exchange information on border management issues, specific attention will be…
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Georgia and Moldova to join multi-country workshop on animal welfare during sea transportation

04 June 2019
On 11 June, Chief Veterinary Officers and experts from the Republic of Moldova and Georgia will join their counterparts from some of the EU’s other Neighbourhood countries at a seminar in Bucharest, Romania, to discuss animal welfare during transportation by sea. This multi-country workshop aims…
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EU experts to share experience of establishing entrepreneurship centres at higher education institutions of Azerbaijan

04 June 2019
On 10–11 June, experts from the Netherlands, Poland and Slovenia will visit Azerbaijan to conduct a workshop on establishing entrepreneurship centres at the country’s higher education institutions. The event is being organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information…
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Registration opens for Eastern Partnership Conference on Promoting Common Values through Education and Culture

04 June 2019
On 25–26 June, the European Commission is organising an Eastern Partnership conference in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The event will focus on promoting common values through education and culture. The conference will address key issues related to democratisation, citizenship, integrity and…
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Armenia to host Sevan Startup Summit – call for applications is open until 15 June

04 June 2019
Between 28 July and 3 August, Armenia will host the Sevan Startup Summit. Entrepreneurs from Armenia, rest of the Eastern Neighbourhood and the world are invited to submit their start-up ideas in order to participate in the event. The camp is expected to welcome around 1,000 entrepreneurs from…
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EU Advisory Mission Ukraine: New Head of Mission appointed

04 June 2019
On 4 June, Antti Hartikainen was appointed as the new Head of Mission for the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine). He will take up his duties on 1 July 2019 and his mandate will last until 30 June 2020. Hartikainen is currently Director…
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EU supports enhancement of financial inclusion and accountability in Georgia

03 June 2019
In May, the EU announced a pledge of €4.5 million for Georgia which will be used to support private sector development, boost the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and enhance productivity and financial inclusion. This work will be carried out through the EU’s Financial…
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EU’s largest civil protection and emergency response programme in the Eastern Neighbourhood comes to an end

03 June 2019
On 30 May, the second phase of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD East 2) came to an end. PPRD East 2, which ran for nearly five years between December 2014 and May 2019, worked with six…
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EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum 2019 – 10 days to go

03 June 2019
In 10 days’ time, on 13 June, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum. The one-day business event will analyse Azerbaijan's business climate and highlight some key sectors in the country. Participants will also discuss current economic and business developments…