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April 23, 2019 EU4Business: Ukrainian entrepreneurs learn about new sources of financing On 16 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the Third Financial Fair for representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Hundreds of participants from SMEs, as well as representatives of the financial sector and international donors attended the event. At the fair, partner banks presented...
April 23, 2019 Road map for development of Ukrainian berry sector: public discussion with stakeholders Last week, Ukrainian berry producers discussed the country’s road map for its berry sector. A round table discussion on the topic was organised as part of the EU4Business “Ready to Trade” project, in partnership with the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. The event was attended by representatives...
April 23, 2019 EU-supported project to tackle climate change launched in Georgia On 22 April, Earth Day, Georgia joined the new EU-funded regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The initiative will be implemented until 2022. It will address a number of climate-related challenges facing the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region, including Georgia. These challenges range from water...
April 23, 2019 EU promotes sport activities for children with disabilities in Armenia The EU is strongly committed to promoting inclusive winter and summer sports that are accessible to all Armenians. In March, EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski inaugurated the EU-funded “Pilot initiative to promote inclusive approaches to engaging children with disabilities in society”. The event took place...
April 23, 2019 Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and the rules-based international order with the United Nations at its core, to peace and security, to human rights...
April 23, 2019 Georgia: Youth in Keda celebrate Earth Day On 22 April, the world celebrated Earth Day, which focuses on mobilising local communities and raising awareness about the importance of protecting our species. The EU-supported Local Action Group and the environmental organisation CENN joined the large-scale environmental campaign in Georgia by assisting...
April 23, 2019 President Tusk and President Juncker to Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine “On behalf of the European Union, we would like to congratulate you on your election as President of Ukraine,” said President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in a joint statement on 22 April. “Allow us to express our appreciation for the...
April 23, 2019 Armenia: EU project helps create basis for sorting and recycling plastic waste in Kapan With EU support, the Armenian town of Kapan, in Syunik Province, has started sorting plastic waste and preparing for recycling and re-use in the construction sector. This became possible thanks to the “Turning environmental challenges into opportunities: Introducing building materials from plastic waste...
April 23, 2019 EU4Business: New funds for small and medium-sized businesses in Moldova The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the EU are providing €10 million in new financing for two of the Republic of Moldova’s banks. The loans, each worth €5 million, are provided through the EU4Business-EBRD credit line and are accompanied by EU grant-based funding through the...
April 23, 2019 Moldova joins EU4Climate project to tackle climate change On 23 April, the Republic of Moldova joined the new EU-funded regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The initiative will be implemented until 2022. It will address a number of climate-related challenges facing the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region, including Moldova, in mitigating and adapting...
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