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Eastern Neighbourhood to receive over €960 million from EU to fight COVID-19

08 April 2020
On 8 April, the European Commission and the EU High Representative announced that they will set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. As for the Eastern Neighbourhood region, the EU will provide €80 million of…
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EU Delegation to Ukraine to disseminate leaflets on protection against coronavirus

08 April 2020
The EU Delegation to Ukraine and its partners created information leaflets with practical tips on how people can protect themselves against coronavirus. The leaflets contain clear and simple explanations addressing people’s main concerns about COVID-19. Over 220,000 leaflets have already been…
Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

08 April 2020
On Wednesday 8 April, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The EU's collective action will focus on addressing the immediate health crisis and resulting…
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Ukrainian researchers deploy new online collaboration tool with EU support

07 April 2020
As the whole world is adapting to working and studying from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ukrainian Research and Academic Network (URAN) has deployed a new online collaboration tool for researchers, students and teachers – eduMEET. So far, URAN has contacted around 225 people (system…
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New EU initiative to help fight organised crime in Eastern Neighbourhood

07 April 2020
On 6 April, the EU launched a new programme aimed to bolster the capacity of Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) to trace and confiscate assets linked to organised criminal activity. The programme will work to improve coordination…
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Energy Community raises awareness about investing in energy efficiency as source of economic regeneration post COVID-19

07 April 2020
The Energy Community Secretariat has announced that it will focus on raising awareness about energy efficiency funding opportunities for its Contracting Parties and their stakeholders. According to the Secretariat, energy efficiency should be treated as a source of economic regeneration after the…
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Azerbaijan: EU projects help vocational education students switch to online learning during COVID-19 outbreak

06 April 2020
As of 3 April, a series of lessons for vocational education students have become available online and via TV in Azerbaijan, thanks to two EU projects. The vocational education lessons aim to help students catch up on classes during the coronavirus pandemic, and cover fields, such as fashion design…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

06 April 2020
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Ukraine: Preschool children in Dubno learn about energy efficiency

06 April 2020
A workshop was held in Dubno, Ukraine, to assess the progress of the ongoing thermal modernisation project in ‘Solnishko’ preschool. As a part of the session, the project team collaborated with the teachers to raise awareness amongst pupils about the importance of saving energy. The children…
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New video shows how EU helps region in Armenia produce clean energy

06 April 2020
The EU Delegation to Armenia shared a video on social media about the new solar power plant built in Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia. The video demonstrates how the EU supports businesses and projects working on green technologies. With the EU’s help, the region now has 1.1 MWp installed capacity…