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EU to share experience on conducting economic expertise on money laundering with Ukraine

10 April 2019
On 15-16 April, experts from Italy, Latvia and Sweden will conduct a workshop in Ukraine on procedures for issues relating to money laundering. The purpose of the workshop is for Ukraine to obtain knowledge and practical experience from EU Member States on conducting forensic economic examinations…
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EU discussed with Azerbaijan the role of criminal prosecution authorities in combating human trafficking

09 April 2019
On 3-4 April, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku hosted a workshop on “the Role of the Criminal Prosecution Authorities in Combating Human Trafficking”. The workshop was organised in the framework of the EU-funded project “Enhancement of National Capacities to Combat Human Trafficking in Azerbaijan…
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EU and Armenia hold 10th Human Rights Dialogue

09 April 2019
On 8 April, the EU and Armenia held the 10th round of their regular Human Rights Dialogue in Brussels. The two parties referred to their readiness to continue implementing the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement. At the meeting, the EU and Armenia discussed freedom of…
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EU statement following recent threats against minorities and human rights defenders in Armenia

09 April 2019
“The European Union Delegation and resident EU Member State Embassies are gravely concerned with a number of recent cases where serious threats, including death threats, have been made against minorities and human rights defenders in Armenia,” the EU said in a statement on 9 April. “Hate speech,…
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Opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises in Ukraine: Financial Fair through EU4Business

09 April 2019
On 16 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv will host the third Financial Fair for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). The event is being organised by the German-Ukrainian Fund (GUF) through the EU4Business initiative. The financial fair for SMEs is a unique platform that provides small and…
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EU4Business: Regional economic development in focus at Minsk project seminar

09 April 2019
On 4 April, an introductory seminar was held in Minsk on the application of the UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) methodology in the EU4Business project on ‘Support for local economic development in the Republic of Belarus’. The project is funded by the EU and implemented…
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Georgia: EU-supported events in Adjara promote aquaculture, fishing and culinary diversity

08 April 2019
On 5-6 April, a series of EU-supported events concerning aquaculture took place in the Georgian region of Adjara. An international conference, a festival of fish and sea products and field visits were also organised in the municipalities of Batumi and Keda. A conference on “Fisheries for the…
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Georgia harnesses European expertise in rural development

08 April 2019
Leading experts and policy-makers from Georgia and EU Member States gathered in Tbilisi on 8 April to take part in the international conference “Rural Development Policy 2020+. Translating European practice into Georgian reality”. With a focus on rural development policy and practice, the…
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EU to assist Azerbaijan with programme-based budgeting

08 April 2019
On 15-18 April, experts from the Netherlands will visit Azerbaijan to deliver a workshop to the Budget Policy and Macroeconomic Analysis Department of the country’s Finance Ministry. The aim of the mission is to assist the country in improving government finance statistics related to analysis,…
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EU Water Initiative gathers experts and policymakers from Eastern Neighbourhood to discuss water and health in the region

08 April 2019
On 2 April, representatives from ministries of environment and health, academia and non-governmental organisations from the six Eastern Neighbourhood countries gathered in Geneva, Switzerland. They discussed the joint implementation of the UN Protocol on Water and Health, relevant EU directives and…