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December 12, 2018 Azerbaijan hosts national workshop on coordination of international emergency relief operations International emergency relief operations were the focus of a workshop in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku on 10-11 December, organised by the country’s Ministry of Emergency Situations. The workshop was a follow up of the training of trainers seminar organised by the EU-funded Programme on Prevention...
December 12, 2018 Armenia: EU supports opening of arts and crafts centre and winter bazaar in Dilijan Arts and crafts specialists from the Armenian city of Dilijan and adjacent communities will from now on enjoy the city’s newly opened arts and crafts centre. Visitors will be able to create interesting items and souvenirs at the centre. Officially opened on 8 December, the centre was established within...
December 12, 2018 Ukraine: New call for applications for European funding for energy-efficient innovations The new call for applications for the “Climate Innovation Vouchers” programme has been announced for Ukrainian companies. The joint programme of the European Union and European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) financially supports companies, entrepreneurs and researchers to develop technologies...
December 11, 2018 Georgia: EU-supported training on organic agriculture and renewable energy resources conducted in Khulo municipality Basic principles and methods of organic agriculture, conservation, biodynamic agriculture, renewable energy sources and related technologies were the focus of training seminars, organised with EU support, which took place in Khulo municipality in early December. Up to 20 representatives of Khulo Local...
December 11, 2018 Ukrainian judges to learn from EU experience of organising information campaigns between the judiciary and citizens On 17-18 December, experts from Latvia, Portugal, Spain and Sweden will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop for the country’s judges, as well as representatives of the High Council of Justice on citizen information campaigns. The aim of the workshop is to share best practice on communication between...
December 11, 2018 Main results of EU’s Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine On 10 December, the EU Council discussed the latest developments in Ukraine. EU Foreign Ministers reiterated their utmost concern about the dangerous increase of tensions in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait. They also reaffirmed that the EU does not recognise the “elections” of 11 November 2018, which it...
December 11, 2018 Sweden to share models with Armenia to support people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities On 17-19 December, two high-level civil servants from Armenia will visit Sweden to learn about the existing models to support people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities. The visit will build on the results of the relevant expert mission previously held in Armenia, giving participants the...
December 10, 2018 Georgia: Young European Ambassadors visit orthodox gymnasium in Vani On 8 December, Georgia’s Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) visited “St Nino” Orthodox Gymnasium and “Surion” youth club in the town of Vani. The visit offered an opportunity for mutual exchange of ideas and information on the EU-Georgia partnership. It also served to promote young people’s engagement...
December 10, 2018 EU steps up action against disinformation On 5 December, the EU presented an action plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond. The plan was developed in view of the 2019 European elections, as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020. Taking stock of the progress...
December 10, 2018 Georgia: Young farmers from Tetritskaro municipality discuss gender-related issues Over 30 young farmers from Tetritskaro municipality last week participated in a youth event on gender issues, organised within the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The event took place in Tetritskaro on 4 December, on the occasion of the international...
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