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June 21, 2017 EU assists Georgia with Disaster Preparedness programme The European Union’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) recently held a two-day workshop in Georgia to discuss lessons learned following the implementation of the Disaster Preparedness programme across the Southern Caucasus over the past 12 months. Since June 2016, six partner organisations...
June 20, 2017 November summit on the agenda of annual Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting EU foreign ministers and their counterparts from the six Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) met in Brussels on 19 June to work on the preparations for the Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit to be held in November 2017. Ministers recalled...
June 20, 2017 Energy efficiency and climate change in the Eastern Partnership – deadline for proposals is approaching The deadline of 30 June is approaching for the submission of proposals aimed at fostering energy efficiency and solving climate change risks in the Eastern Partner countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova.  The Call for Proposals was announced in the framework of...
June 20, 2017 EU Ambassador to Georgia: Revitalising rural economies vital for stimulating country’s economy The Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Georgia, Janos Herman, recently paid a series of visits to agricultural and rural development initiatives in the country supported through the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The ENPARD site visits...
June 20, 2017 Ukrainian cities join EU’s Mayors for Economic Growth initiative On 20 June, the first twenty Ukrainian cities and municipalities joined “Mayors for Economic Growth”, the new flagship EU initiative. In doing so, the cities committed to taking active steps towards promoting and facilitating economic development and employment generation in their localities, in full...
June 20, 2017 EU supports sustainable energy development of Ukrainian cities 24 Ukrainian cities became new members of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy initiative at the official opening of the European Sustainable Energy Week in the city of Slavutych. The signatories voluntarily assumed the ambitious commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 30% by 2030, enhance...
June 19, 2017 EU ministers stress importance of engaging with civil society in external relations EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels on 19 June have stressed the importance of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) as promoters of democracy, and as defenders of the rule of law, social justice and human rights. In Conclusions on the EU’s engagement with civil society in external relations adopted...
June 19, 2017 Apply now: grants to facilitate youth engagement in Eastern Partnership The European Union has launched a programme under its EU4Youth Initiative, awarding grants to organisations proposing actions in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region  that address youth employment and employability, skills development and the active participation of young people in their societies. The...
June 19, 2017 EU extends Crimean sanctions by one year On 19 June 2017, the European Council extended the restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia in 2014. The measures, extended until 23 June 2018, apply to EU persons and EU based companies. They are limited to the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol and...
June 16, 2017 Bridging People and Countries: EU brings real changes to border communities in Armenia and Georgia Successful achievements in cross-border cooperation between Armenia and Georgia are the focus of the closing conference of the Armenia–Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation (EaP TC) programme, which is taking place in Armenia on 16 June. The conference is being held in Gyumri and opened...
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