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July 9, 2019 Donald Tusk after meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev: “The EU and Azerbaijan come closer to each other every year” On 9 July, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, met with President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. “The EU and Azerbaijan come closer to each other every year,” Tusk said. “Our relations have intensified and my visit today is another clear sign of this.” He reminded that in 2018 the EU and...
July 9, 2019 EU helps young people in Georgia come back to their home villages and develop their family businesses A new video created by the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD Georgia) tells the story of a young winemaker, Beka Nasrashvili. After spending 10 years in Tbilisi, Beka came back to the town of Dedoplistskaro and opened a winery with the EU’s support. The winery...
July 9, 2019 Advancing mutual commitment: joint statement following the 21st EU-Ukraine summit On 8 July, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit.Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, met at the event and issued a joint statement. The document reaffirmed continued...
July 9, 2019 10th anniversary of Eastern Partnership on agenda at international conference in Georgia On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi will host an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. The event will bring together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sector from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries....
July 9, 2019 Azerbaijan: EU-supported training for teachers on inclusive education In June, a number of training seminars were conducted in Azerbaijan to ensure teachers’ capacity for inclusive education. The programme focuses on the organisation of inclusive in-class training and is being organised in preparation for the next academic year. Around 300 primary school teachers have...
July 8, 2019 Donald Tusk after meeting with Prime Minister of Ukraine: “I am proud to have been able to cooperate with you in a spirit of common interests and values” On 8 July, the 21st bilateral EU-Ukraine summit is taking place in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Before the event started, European Council President Donald Tusk met with Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman. “This is probably my last visit to Ukraine as head of the European Council,” he said...
July 5, 2019 Green Climate Fund makes €87 million available to EU urban sustainability programme The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have signed an agreement releasing € 87 million of GCF funds to support the EBRD’s rapidly growing urban sustainability programme, EBRD Green Cities, as the first tranche of a €228 million facility. The GCF is...
July 5, 2019 Georgia: Young European Ambassadors to participate in Batumi International Conference and engage with local youth On 11–12 July, 16 Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Georgia will participate in the international conference “Georgia’s European Way”, which will be held in the coastal city of Batumi. The event will bring together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector...
July 5, 2019 Eastern Neighbourhood: Opportunity for journalists working on migration issues Journalists from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova or Ukraine who are fluent in English and interested in migration topics are invited to participate in a training programme between September and November this year. The training programme will focus on legal, labour and other...
July 5, 2019 EU Twinning project supporting the Georgian National Communication Commission wraps up activities For the past year and a half, an EU-supported project has helped bring Georgian secondary legislation and guidelines on communications in line with EU standards. On 5 July, the 19-month-long project held its closing conference to present the results. All its activities were implemented to support Georgia...
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