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Armenia: EU-Armenia Joint Visa Facilitation Committee meets in Yerevan

18 September 2019
On 13 September, the 5th Meeting of the EU-Armenia Joint Visa Facilitation Committee took place in the country’s capital of Yerevan. The event was co-chaired by Diederik Paalman, Deputy Head of the Visa Policy and Document Security Unit of the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs…
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Armenia: New Head of EU Delegation Andrea Wiktorin presents her letter of credence

18 September 2019
On 17 September, the newly appointed Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, presented her letter of credence to the country’s President, Armen Sarkissian. President Sarkissian welcomed Ambassador Wiktorin back to Armenia underlying the shared values that underpin EU-…
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EU4Youth provides training for young Armenian entrepreneurs with funding for best projects

17 September 2019
The ‘EU4Youth SAY YES – Skills for Jobs’ project has started a series of trainings on entrepreneurship aimed at young people in the project target areas of Alaverdi, Stepanavan, Gavar and Ararat of Armenia. The trainings began in August 2019 and will last a total of five months, The programme…
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EU expert mission on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

17 September 2019
On 23–26 September, experts from Germany will visit Ukraine to assist with improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the country's Constitutional Court. The experts will study the effectiveness of the division of work in the Constitutional Court of Ukraine. This information will be crucial…
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Azerbaijan: EU-supported contemporary art festival kicks off in Baku

17 September 2019
Between 17 and 27 September, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the international festival of contemporary art “MAIDEN TOWER. To Be a Woman”. Supported by the EU, the event’s theme is linked to the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Azerbaijani women and emphasises the role of women in…
Belarusian schoolchildren take part in the EU-supported river cleanliness project

Belarusian schoolchildren take part in river cleanliness project

17 September 2019
In the agricultural town of Lopatino, ninth-grade student and avid fisher, Yana Safursevich, once caught a pike in Styr River, a tributary of Pripyat.
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Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia: Who can study there, how to apply and what are the benefits for youth from the Eastern Neighbourhood?

17 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. The school will be built next to Tbilisi’s Lisi Lake, and is expected to open its doors to the first cohort of students from Eastern…
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For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…
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Georgia: International Women’s Association visits EU-supported Green Camp for Young Leaders and Innovators 2019

16 September 2019
On 11 September, members of the International Women’s Association Georgia visited the EU-supported Green Camp for Young Leaders and Innovators at the Bulachauri Green Centre. During the meeting, the invited guests shared their experiences with the camp’s participants and discussed topics such as…
EuroSchool brings together talented and ambitious youth of Azerbaijan

EuroSchool brings together talented and ambitious youth of Azerbaijan

16 September 2019
In late August, the EuroSchool in Azerbaijan, which has become an annual tradition, brought together 15 young participants and several trainers from Azerbaijan and the EU.