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December 11, 2017 Expert mission to help Ukraine join European car and driving licence information system Between 12 and 13 December, the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) is conducting an expert mission to Ukraine on the European Car and Driving Licence Information System (EUCARIS). EUCARIS is a multifunctional information and communication system, as...
December 11, 2017 EU programme equips Georgian civil society with tools to advocate for rural development Around 30 representatives of regional civil society organisations (CSOs) from Georgia met in the country’s capital Tbilisi on 7 December for an interactive seminar on rural development advocacy.  This was the final in a series of training seminars organised through the European Neighbourhood Programme...
December 11, 2017 EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine supports closing down of illegal tobacco factory European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) joined the border and law enforcement agencies of Ukraine, EU Member States and Europol in their efforts to stop the operation of an illegal tobacco factory in Spain on 5 December. EUBAM experts supported the investigation, performed...
December 11, 2017 Armenia: expert mission to share EU experience on market surveillance of non-food products Two experts from Lithuania and Slovenia will visit Armenia between 11 and 15 December to share the EU’s experience with the country’s authorities. The experts will present EU legislation regulating risk assessment and quality assurance in the area of market surveillance of non-food products. The expert...
December 11, 2017 Mogherini after EU-Ukraine Association Council meeting: “Working closely together we can achieve really tangible and positive results for our citizens.” On 8 December, the European Union and Ukraine held the fourth meeting of the Association Council. “We met for the first time since the entry into force of our Association Agreement and of visa free travel for Ukrainians to the European Union. And these two achievements show that by working closely together...
December 8, 2017 30 Ukrainian journalists learn about energy efficiency and climate actions thanks to EU project The EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative organised a workshop for more than 30 Ukrainian journalists on 6-7 December in Myrhorod, Ukraine. During the two-day workshop the media representatives learned about the results achieved by Covenant of Mayors East members in the area of energy and climate...
December 8, 2017 EU expert mission on measures to support export readiness of small businesses in Moldova On 13-15 December, French and Croatian experts will visit the Republic of Moldova to assist the country with the creation of a methodology to support the export readiness of the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises. The visit is being organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance...
December 8, 2017 EU supports first green infrastructure project in Belarus Some 100,000 people living in two districts of the Minsk oblast in Belarus will benefit from a new EU grant made available to improve solid waste management. The €2 million grant was approved on 7 December by the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P), a multi-donor fund managed...
December 8, 2017 Energy efficiency discussed during visit of EU officials to Ukrainian city of Konotop Representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine visited the Ukrainian town of Konotop on 6 December. The visit was part of the "Building Europe in Ukraine" information campaign, which aims to explain the importance of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, promote European...
December 8, 2017 Ukraine: Police in Lviv to conduct bicycle patrols for first time thanks to EU support On 8 December, the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) donated bicycles, uniforms and other equipment to police in Lviv, which will see police patrol the city on bicycles for the first time next spring. A team of 40 bicycle patrol officers will undergo special training in order to prepare...
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