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Belarus: ‘School Garden’ unites generations for regional development, with EU support

21 February 2020
On 15 February, schoolchildren of the Svietlahorsk District, their parents and teachers gathered at Dubrovsk school for the Rushnik festival, in an event organised as part of the EU4Youth Programme. Rushnik is a ritual cloth embroidered with symbols and cryptograms of the ancient world that is…
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EU helps Belarusian students study promising crops

21 February 2020
Onion is one of the most popular and sought-after crops grown in Belarus. A varietal onion growing experiment will be held in 28 rural schools of Homieĺ, Viciebsk and Minsk regions from February to September 2020 as part of an EU-funded project. As part of the experiment, the participants are…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

20 February 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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Georgia: Telavi Municipality tests energy-efficient equipment funded by EU

17 February 2020
The Georgian village Gulgula in the municipality of Telavi tested energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards. The equipment will ensure the efficient and uninterrupted supply of biomass for heating the municipal kindergartens. The municipality received the…
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EU supports job shadowing opportunities for young women in Armenia

14 February 2020
Young women in Armenia, aged 16–22, have a chance to learn about the various professional areas and career possibilities available in their country. The EU Delegation to Armenia and its partners are marking International Women’s Day 2020 by inviting young girls and women to take part in a job…
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Young Ukrainians present business ideas during EU4Youth entrepreneurship training

14 February 2020
Young people taking part in an EU4Youth entrepreneurship course presented their business ideas during a rehearsal presentation in Kyiv on 12 February. The participants are are coming to the end of the entrepreneurship training course, during which they had a chance to improve their skills on…
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Belarus: new steps towards youth employment with EU support

14 February 2020
Disadvantaged young people took part in a career guidance visit to the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 10 February, organised under the EU4Youth project. During the tour, young people saw what a satellite looks like, modern drones, and a model of a nuclear power plant in Belarus. They…
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Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement visits Ukraine

13 February 2020
The EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Olivér Várhelyi visited Ukraine this week. On 12 February, the Commissioner met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko. They agreed to work together on a number of priorities to…
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EU4Business helps Armenian herbal tea producer enter international markets

13 February 2020
A new story shared on the EU4Business website talks about an Armenian family business that produces natural herbal teas in the Tavush Province with support from the EU. The family had first-hand experience with nature's healing abilities when a couple of years ago they recovered from a serious…
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Launching a business in Belarus with help of EU4Youth

13 February 2020
On 6 February, a business training was held in Bialyničy in Belarus, aimed at socially vulnerable youth and organised as part of the EU4Youth: fostering potential for greater employability project. During the training, participants discussed their business ideas and the needs of people in the…