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August 2, 2018 Music across borders: how technology connects musicians from the EU and its Eastern Neighbourhood How can research and education networks connect musicians in different countries so that they can rehearse and perform together? Around 20 network and sound specialists and musicians from four Eastern Partner and three EU countries met at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EAMT) in July to learn...
August 2, 2018 Austria to share experience of developing grassroots sport strategy with Georgia On 8–9 August, officials from the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Georgia will visit Austria to learn about the country’s experience in the development of a grassroots sports strategy, as well as methods for its implementation and possible problems to be taken into account. The visit is being organised...
August 2, 2018 Belarus: EU-supported festival to promote accessible environment for people with disabilities On 14–18 August, Naliboсkaja Pushcha, in the Valožyn district of Belarus, will host INФЕСТ festival. Part of the EU-supported “Valožyn without barriers” project, the inclusive event aims to promote the creation of an accessible environment for people with disabilities. The festival will be held on the...
August 2, 2018 Ukrainian town of Slavutych cuts energy consumption by almost a quarter thanks to EU project Two public buildings in the Ukrainian town of Slavutych have been retrofitted to become more energy efficient, thanks to support through the EU’s “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. As a result, the town has cut down its energy consumption by 23% compared to 2014 and reduced CO2...
August 1, 2018 Construction of the Kerch Bridge connecting the illegally annexed Crimea to Russia: EU adds six entities to sanctions list On 31 July, the Council of the EU announced it had added six entities to the list of those subject to restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. “They are listed because of their involvement in the construction of the...
August 1, 2018 EU-supported summer camp focuses on rural development and tourism potential of Kakheti region of Georgia Generating project ideas, devising projects and teamwork were the major topics of a recent EU-supported youth summer camp, organised by the Akhalkalaki Local Action Group in the Kakheti region of Georgia. During the summer camp, participants had the opportunity to raise awareness about the history of...
August 1, 2018 Moldova: EU brings new energy efficient public lighting to Cantemir A new energy efficient public lighting system has been installed in the Moldovan town of Cantemir as part of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme, which is part of the EU4Energy initiative. In the framework of a specialised workshop conducted by the power distribution...
July 31, 2018 Register now for the EU-funded ENI CBC workshop Which opportunities for cooperation, acquiring new skills, social inclusion and educational activities offer ENI CBC programmes to young people? How do they encourage youth to become agents of positive change for communities on both sides of the EU borders? On 11 October these issues will be addressed...
July 30, 2018 EU-UN Spotlight initiative against human trafficking Over 70% of human trafficking victims are women & girls. Nadia Murad, survivor and UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Goodwill Ambassador, and EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Myria Vassilliadou, call for joint action on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Mrs. Vassilliadou says...
July 30, 2018 EU supports Georgia in establishing national Rural Development Network On 27 July, the Georgian city of Batumi hosted a workshop for the country’s local action groups. The workshop provided an opportunity to discuss EU rural networks, facilitating the process of establishing the Georgian Rural Development Network (GRDN). The participants were introduced to the objectives...
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