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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction launches its first bilateral technical cooperation project with Georgia

06 May 2021
On 3 May, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) launched its first bilateral technical cooperation project with Georgia. The project aims at enhancing national responses to drug-related health and security threats. The EMCDDA4Georgia project (EMCDDA4GE) will focus…
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Join a Live Chat with EU Ambassadors to Azerbaijan, Belarus and Ukraine on 9 May

06 May 2021
On 9 May, to celebrate Europe Day, the Heads of the European Union Delegations to Azerbaijan, Belarus and Ukraine will hold a series of live chats via Facebook – part of a series of live chats with EU Ambassadors across the world. To ask your questions, you can join the live chats with Dirk…
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People with disabilities in Armenia insufficiently protected against discrimination, says report

06 May 2021
Eighty per cent of people with disabilities (PWDs) in Armenia who have faced discrimination and challenges, tried to solve them on their own, according to a survey conducted by Armenian NGO UNISON, with EU support. The NGO says the reason is that measures by major stakeholders are not effective.…
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House of Europe in Ukraine: grants to implement civic tech tools during pandemic

06 May 2021
The EU-funded House of Europe programme, fostering professional and creative exchange between Ukrainians and their colleagues in EU countries, has launched a call for grants for implementing and promoting civic tech tools. Projects developing digital products that engage civil society in governance…
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EU announces winning project for promotion of European businesses and economic interests in Georgia

06 May 2021
The European Business Association Georgia has been selected to implement an EU-funded project on ‘Promoting European business and economic interests in Georgia’. The winning project will aim to encourage coordinated and pro-active actions by business, to support the implementation of the…
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EU and EFSE commit €7 million for local currency lending in Armenia

06 May 2021
On 4 May,the European Union and the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) signed a new agreement, under which €7 million has been earmarked for micro and small enterprise (MSE) and household loans in Armenia. The capital will be channelled through local financial institutions that meet the…
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EU Delegation to Azerbaijan to highlight ‘My Village’ campaign results

06 May 2021
On 7 May, the European Union in Azerbaijan holds an online event closing its ‘My Village’ campaign. The initiative aimed to support the development of agriculture in Azerbaijan, to improve the living standards and conditions of local residents in rural areas, and to promote cooperation in the field…
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EU, EBRD, EIB, World Bank and IFC express concern at dismissal of Ukraine’s Naftogaz leadership

06 May 2021
The EU, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), European Investment Bank (EIB), the World Bank, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have expressed their serious concern about recent events at Ukraine’s state oil and gas company, Naftogaz. The supervisory board of the…
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Armenia approves updated 2021-2030 Nationally Determined Contributions developed under EU4Climate project

05 May 2021
On 22 April, the government of Armenia approved the country’s updated 2021-2030 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) under the Paris Agreement. The EU-funded EU4Climate project, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme, has supported the Ministry of Environment in developing the…
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Moldova: communities from Ungheni and Cahul regions to improve public infrastructure with EU support

05 May 2021
The ‘EU4Moldova: Focal Regions Programme’ has launched a call for the funding of community infrastructure development projects in Cahul and Ungheni regions with a total budget of €1,779,000. Communities or community groups from the focal regions will benefit from grant assistance for a maximum…