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April 16, 2019 European Advisory Mission Ukraine launches photo competition On 15 April, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine announced a photo competition entitled ‘Faces of Change’. Aimed at those Ukrainians whose colleagues, family members or friends work for civilian security institutions, the competition will showcase examples of the small, and often unnoticed...
April 16, 2019 EU-supported project to tackle climate change launched in Azerbaijan On 15 April, Azerbaijan joined the new EU-funded regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The initiative will be implemented until 2020. It will address a number of climate-related challenges facing the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region, including Azerbaijan, from water and energy shortages to energy...
April 16, 2019 Creative Europe finances translation of Ukrainian literature Ukrainian writers are read in more than 30 European countries. The two undisputed leaders in terms of their presence in the international literature market are Serhii Zhadan and Andrii Kurkov. In 2018, Serhiy Zhadan (a poet, novelist, essayist and translator) was the most popular Ukrainian author abroad...
April 16, 2019 EU helps Georgian ports manage container vessels On 10-12 April, eight Port State Control (PSC) inspectors from the Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia participated in a three-day tutoring project on PSC container vessels in the country’s Batumi and Poti ports. The event was held at the request of Georgia and organised under the EU-funded Black and...
April 15, 2019 EU supports effective data analysis for efficient risk management in Georgia Data analysis and risk management experts from the German customs security and risk analysis unit visited the Georgian capital of Tbilisi from 9 to 12 April to deliver an intensive training course for officials of the Revenue Service of Georgia. During the four-day course, the participants were introduced...
April 15, 2019 EU Advisory Mission delivers advanced course in advocacy to the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine Last week, the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) delivered an advanced course in trial advocacy to the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine (NPAU) and the country’s General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO). The term “advocacy” is used in this sense to describe the skills needed by prosecutors to present...
April 15, 2019 Eastern Neighbourhood: Registration for 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon is now open Civil society activists, web designers and technology professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine will have the chance to participate in the 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon that will take place on 14-16 June in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. Hosted...
April 15, 2019 New EU project to support community-based value chain in mountainous regions of Azerbaijan On 11 April, the EU launched a new project in Azerbaijan to support community-based value chain enhancement in the Greater Caucasus Mountains area of the country. Implemented by the Slow Food Association, the project will work closely with local authorities, civil society groups and other stakeholders...
April 15, 2019 EU to facilitate financing for small businesses in Africa and the European Neighbourhood The European Commission makes available €4.2 million under the External Investment Plan to help banks in Africa and the European Neighbourhood better assist underfinanced sectors. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed this support agreement last week in the...
April 15, 2019 EU-supported project to tackle climate change in Ukraine Last week, Ukraine joined the new EU-supported regional initiative “EU4Climate”. The launch event in Ukraine offered an opportunity for government officials and representatives of various stakeholder groups to discuss priorities and next steps for EU4Climate implementation in the country until 2022....
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