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May 27, 2020 EU Sustainable Energy Week 2020 programme now available The 15th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), the biggest event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe, will be held in a different format this year – as a digital event. During the EUSEW (22–26 June), a total of 30 digital sessions will gather key energy players to...
May 26, 2020 EU4Business: Opportunity for start-ups in Armenia through the Startup Academy Armenian start-ups are invited to apply for the first Traction Programme of the EU-supported Startup Academy. This 10-week mentorship-based programme has been designed to help companies at post-prototype stage with early traction to accelerate their growth and raise participation in their first or follow...
May 26, 2020 EU supports information campaign to prevent COVID-19 in Belarus The State Border Committee (SBC) of Belarus has announced the implementation of a new information campaign on COVID-19 prevention. Targeting foreigners and Belarusian citizens entering the country, the campaign is being supported by several donors, including the EU. During the campaign, upon arrival...
May 26, 2020 EU launches new project to support reform of Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee On 26 May, the EU launched a new twinning project aimed to support the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) in bringing the committee’s legal, procedural and case enforcement practices closer to the EU’s. The project will help the AMCU make its activities compliant with the best European standards...
May 26, 2020 EU4Digital publishes guidelines for National Digital Skills Coalitions in the Eastern partner countries The EU4Digital Facility has developed a set of guidelines on National Digital Skills Coalitions, as part of its support for the establishment of National Coalitions for digital skills and jobs in the Eastern partner countries. The European Commission first launched the ‘Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition...
May 26, 2020 EU provides Personal Protective Equipment to State Border Service of Ukraine The EU has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the State Border Service of Ukraine in order to help them tackle challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Border guards are the first point of contact for travellers entering the country on a daily basis. The equipment provided by the EU has...
May 25, 2020 Three Ukrainian clusters shift production to help deal with pandemic and save jobs during lockdown The ‘EU4Business’ initiative has shared an article about three garment-making clusters in western Ukraine that have shifted their production to respond to the country’s urgent needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, during the two months of the lockdown, the clusters managed to keep their employees...
May 25, 2020 EU supports toy production and delivery for children with COVID-19 in Moldova Children treated for COVID-19 in Moldovan hospitals have received toys made by the EduJoc workshop with support from the ‘EU Confidence Building Measures’ programme. The toys consisted of puzzles of Europe’s map, and were delivered to four hospitals on the right bank of the Dniester River and one medical...
May 25, 2020 EU4Youth in Belarus: meetings with students go online On 14-15 May, the Homieĺ Regional Organisation of the Belarusian Red Cross Society organised an online event for future mentors as part of the EU4Youth project. Twenty-two people from different towns in the region participated in the webinar. “The format changes, but the aims remain the same. Education...
May 22, 2020 COVID-19: Council adopts €3 billion assistance package to support neighbouring partners The Council adopted, on 20 May, a decision to provide up to 3 billion euros of macro-financial assistance to ten enlargement and neighbourhood partners to help them cope with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial assistance will be provided in the form of loans on highly favourable...
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