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November 15, 2018 EU shares experience on cargo and mail screening with Eastern Neighbourhood countries On 7-8 November, the screening requirements for cargo and mail shipments were discussed at a workshop in Luxembourg. The workshop was attended by representatives of relevant state institutions from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. Organised by...
November 14, 2018 Smart lighting systems introduced in Moldova thanks to EU Cantemir has become one of the first cities in the Republic of Moldova to have smart and energy-efficient street lighting, thanks to the EU-funded ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’ programme. The newly installed system allows street lighting operators to control and monitor the street lighting...
November 14, 2018 Ukraine: EU experts mission on education statistics On 14-16 November, experts from Italy and Latvia are visiting Ukraine to provide assistance to the country’s State Statistics Service on the use and implementation of educational statistics. The experts will focus on the sectors of lifelong learning and adult education and how to improve the collection...
November 14, 2018 EU expands support to small business development in Belarus On 14 November, the EU, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus signed a new project that will support the development of entrepreneurship in the regions of Belarus. This €8 million project is one of the largest ever initiatives of this kind...
November 14, 2018 Sustainable energy discussed at international conference in Kyiv On 12–15 November, policymakers and energy experts from 100 countries are taking part in the Ninth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development in Kyiv, Ukraine. The participants will discuss the role of energy transition in sustainable development and opportunities for cooperation. Transforming...
November 13, 2018 Belarus: New cycle path opened in Kobryn with EU support On 8 November, a new eight-kilometre cycle path was opened in the Belarusian city of Kobryn to link up the city’s sightseeing attractions. The creation of the new route was made possible thanks to the city’s participation in the ‘Covenant of Mayors on Сlimate and Energy’ initiative, as well as financial...
November 13, 2018 Armenia summarises results of EU-supported agriculture and rural development programme On 13 November, the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) in Armenia hosted a closing event to summarise the three years of its implementation. The EU has supported Armenian farmers for many years and has become the largest grant provider to Armenian agriculture...
November 13, 2018 EU4Business: Georgian companies attend Paris food fair, leading to orders worth €4 million Thirteen Georgian companies took part in the ‘SIAL’ international food exhibition in Paris last month, with the support of the EU4Business initiative. As a result of the contacts established during the event, these companies received dozens of confirmed orders worth a total value of €4 million. The companies...
November 13, 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage: Armenia to host European Film Festival The European Year of Cultural Heritage in Armenia will be marked by another major event – the European Film Festival – which will start on 17 November. The event will give the Armenian audience a chance to watch films produced in 11 countries during the past two years. During a press conference to launch...
November 13, 2018 EU4Business: Ukrainian city of Lviv kicks off month of support seminars for Ukrainian businesses On 13 November, the Ukrainian city of Lviv hosted the first of a series of training seminars on EU business support programmes, organised by the EU4Business initiative. The seminars aim to increase the access of Ukrainian SMEs to the opportunities offered by the EU through the EU’s largest research and...
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