EU4Business Report on SME Support in the Eastern Partnership 2021

EU4Business Report on SME Support in the Eastern Partnership 2021

17 September 2021
This annual report on the EU4Business initiative, covers all EU support to SMEs in the six Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries. The report provides detailed information on EU assistance across the programme’s three priority areas: access to finance, business development services and the business-…
Never waste a crisis: how EaP countries governments and cities can capitalise on COVID-19 to improve urban mobility in the long term

Never waste a crisis: how EaP countries governments and cities can capitalise on COVID-19 to improve urban mobility in the long term

10 September 2021
The pandemic has revealed weaknesses in Eastern Partner countries’ planning and management of transport systems, especially in cities. Pre-COVID-19 weaknesses, such as a lack of (adequate) bicycle networks or the inadequate service provided by public transport, had a direct impact on cities’…
Gender Equality Capacity Assessment of Emerging Feminist Actors in Azerbaijan

Gender Equality Capacity Assessment of Emerging Feminist Actors in Azerbaijan

10 September 2021
Since 2016, a new generation of feminist actors has emerged in the civil society landscape of Azerbaijan. These actors primarily use social media to communicate the essence of feminism, discuss gender issues openly, promote gender equality and women empowerment, and denounce harmful cultural…
Investing in career guidance

Investing in career guidance

03 September 2021
In this booklet, published by the European Training Foundation, six international organisations (Cedefop, European Commission, ETF, ILO, OECD, UNESCO) share their vision of the strategic role of career guidance in our changing world. Effective career guidance helps individuals to reach their…
Illicit Financial Flows and Asset Recovery in the Republic of Armenia

Illicit Financial Flows and Asset Recovery in the Republic of Armenia

03 September 2021
This study by the European Union and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) sheds light on the significant damage being caused to Armenia as a result of unchecked Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), and on the significant value of prioritising the capture of…
European Fairy Tales

European Fairy Tales

27 August 2021
This book is a collection of fairy tales and legends from 27 European Union Member States translated into Azerbaijani by the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan. The edition will help children in Azerbaijan to learn about different nations of Europe, discover their roots and traditions as well…
Centres of vocational excellence

Centres of vocational excellence

27 August 2021
‘Centres of vocational excellence: Autonomy in forging public-private partnerships in vocational education and skills development’, prepared by the European Training Foundation (ETF), explores how centres of vocational excellence (CoVEs) implement their autonomous role in public-private…
EU4 Gender Equality Reform Helpdesk

EU4 Gender Equality Reform Helpdesk

20 August 2021
This factsheet provides basic information about the EU4 Gender Equality Reform Helpdesk, a project funded by the European Union to increase the knowledge base and use of gender analysis in decision-making and reforms by the Eastern Neighbourhood governments and EU Delegations to deliver effective…
The European Union Water Initiative Plus supports the transition to healthy waters in Eastern Partnership countries

The European Union Water Initiative Plus supports the transition to healthy waters in Eastern Partnership countries

16 July 2021
Over the past five years, the European Union Water Initiative Plus (EUWI+) programme has supported the six Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – to adopt and implement a systemic approach to water management. In this leaflet,…
Azerbaijan 2021: Energy policy review

Azerbaijan 2021: Energy policy review

09 July 2021
This report by the IEA as part of the EU4Energy project assesses the energy sector and related economic challenges facing Azerbaijan. Oil and gas continue to dominate the country’s economy and provide most of its export and government revenue, but the long-term outlook for this economic model is…