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July 21, 2017 EU project discusses human rights and the internet with Azerbaijani journalists Internet and human rights were in focus at a seminar for Azerbaijani journalists that ended in Baku yesterday. The event was organised in close cooperation between the Azerbaijani Press Council and the Azerbaijan Internet Forum. The seminar programme aimed to promote internet journalism and raise awareness...
July 21, 2017 EU supports energy efficient urban mobility in Belarusian city of Polack The Belarusian city of Polack now has its first cycle route, 12 bicycle parking spots and a free mobile application for public transport, thanks to the EU-supported “From energy efficiency to urban mobility” project, which was recently concluded. The project is the first project in Belarus in the sphere...
July 20, 2017 Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine speaks on the anniversary of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet “One year ago, the Ukrainian civil society and media community lost one of its most talented and brave journalists in a cold-blooded killing,” said Hugues Mingarelli, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, in a statement. “This tragedy still remains a source of sadness for his family and many of his friends...
July 20, 2017 EU mission completes nationwide human rights training for Ukraine’s Security Service Last week, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) completed a nationwide programme of human rights training for officers from the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). According to the EUAM, the programme is the first stand-alone training on human rights issues in which the SSU has participated. “Human...
July 20, 2017 Mobile photo exhibition showcasing EU assistance in Belarus opens in Svietlahorsk The European Union Delegation to Belarus continues touring the country with the “Faces of Projects” photo exhibition. On 18 July, the exhibition arrived in the city of Svietlahorsk, where colourful pictures presented project results and images of citizens who have contributed to and benefited from the...
July 20, 2017 Statement by the EU Spokesperson on recent "declarations" regarding eastern Ukraine “Recent ‘declarations’ and provocative rhetoric from so-called leaders regarding certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine not currently under the control of the government run counter to the objectives of the Minsk agreements,” the EU Spokesperson has said in a statement. This follows...
July 19, 2017 Azerbaijani city becomes latest signatory of Covenant of Mayors initiative for Climate and Energy Mingachevir, the fourth-largest city of Azerbaijan with a population of 120,000 people, joined the European initiative "the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy" on 18 July. This Azerbaijani city is famous for its hydroelectric power station, which has a capacity of 420 MW, and its rich sources...
July 19, 2017 Young European Ambassadors meet up in Brussels Sixty two Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, as well as from EU member states, are gathering in Brussels this week to learn about the EU, its values and structures. Taking place between 19 and 20 July, the ‘Meet-Up’ is organised by the ‘EU...
July 19, 2017 EU-supported conference discusses intensifying the role of women in agricultural cooperatives in Georgia Intensifying women’s consolidation in agricultural cooperatives and women’s clubs was in focus at a conference in Georgia on 17 July. The event was organised in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and the EU-funded project “Supporting Development...
July 19, 2017 EU project helps prevent suicide cases in Georgian prisons Suicide cases in Georgian prisons and ways to implement Suicide Prevention Programmes (SPP) were in focus at a working group meeting for prison psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers in Tbilisi on 15 July. The event was organised in the framework of a project by the European Union and the Council...
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