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Coronavirus: The European Union stands by its Eastern partners

30 March 2020
As part of the global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission stands by Eastern partner countries and has reallocated €140 million for the most immediate needs in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. In addition, the Commission will also…
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Eastern Partnership: new policy objectives for beyond 2020

18 March 2020
On 18 March, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (EU High Representative) have put forward a proposal for the long-term policy objectives of the Eastern Partnership beyond 2020. These aim at increasing trade, strengthening…
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Deadline extension: 14 extra days to apply for scholarship to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

16 March 2020
The European Union has extended the application deadline by two weeks, until 28 March 2020, for students aged 16-17 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, who want to deepen their knowledge of Europe and the EU and attend the Eastern Partnership European…
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How does the EU support women entrepreneurs? – new info cards on business opportunities in the Eastern Neighbourhood

04 March 2020
The ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project has developed information cards explaining how the EU supports women entrepreneurs in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The interactive web cards are designed in a question-and-answer format and can easily be embedded in…
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EU announces new scholarships for students to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

21 January 2020
A new call for scholarships is now open for students aged 16-17 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine who want to deepen their knowledge of Europe and the European Union. Applications can be submitted until 14 March 2020. The scholarship programme is…
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Eastern Partnership: Young journalists and online influencers discuss strategic communication and the role of independent media

11 December 2019
Around 200 young media professionals, online media influencers, civil society activists, and EU officials met in Helsinki, Finland, on 11-12 December for the “Stronger Together - Eastern Partnership Media Conference" organised by the Finnish Presidency, with the support of the European Commission…
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One week left to contribute with ideas regarding the future of the Eastern Partnership

23 October 2019
This summer, the EU opened up a broad, inclusive and structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). During September-October, each of the Eastern partner countries hosted national discussions on the issue, involving various stakeholders. The last one was…
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How to receive EU funding for research and innovation? – new cards answering this question for each of the six Eastern Neighbourhood countries

30 September 2019
“How to receive EU funding for research and innovation in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine?” Answers to these and many other questions can be found in explanatory cards recently developed by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. The interactive web cards are…
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Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia: Who can study there, how to apply and what are the benefits for youth from the Eastern Neighbourhood?

17 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. The school will be built next to Tbilisi’s Lisi Lake, and is expected to open its doors to the first cohort of students from Eastern…
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EU launches European School in Georgia

16 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. This joint initiative will lead to the establishment of a school for Georgian students, as well as students from across the Eastern…