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Czech FM at Batumi Int’t Conference: ‘freedom of Eastern Partnership allies is freedom of the EU’

Education, Training & Research, Information Society

Georgia, Published on: 12 July 2019

“Only 10 months after the end of the Russian-Georgian War, we understood that we needed partners in the post-Soviet space and that the freedom of our allies there is directly connected with the freedom of the EU,” Petricek stated during the 16th Batumi International Conference.


Shah Deniz 2 recognized with Academy’s Major Project Award

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 12 July 2019

By Trend

The engineers behind the Shah Deniz 2 project, delivering gas from Azerbaijan to Europe direct for the first time, have received the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Major Project Award for 2019 for their collaboration to deliver this complex major offshore, onshore and pipeline gas development project, https://en.trend.az/" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(2, 117, 165);" target="...


В Эстонии определились с послом в Украине

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 11 July 2019

Новым послом Эстонии в Украине станет Каймо Кууск, который сменит Герта Антсу

Соответствующее решение приняла президент Эстонии Керсти Кальюлайд, передает "ДС" со ссылкой на ERR.

"Президент Керсти Кальюлайд назначила новым послом Эстонии в Украине Каймо Кууска", - говорится в сообщении.

Как отмечается, нынешнего посла Герта Антсу (в должности с 2016 года) президент отозвала.

Напомним, 13 сентября 2018 года пятый президент Украины Петр Порошенко соответствующим указо...


Північноатлантична рада НАТО назвала нову дату візиту до України

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 11 July 2019

Північноатлантична рада НАТО перенесла візит до України на кінець жовтня через парламентські вибори


Batumi hosts 1st Eastern Partnership Investment Forum

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019

The 1st Eastern Partnership Investment Forum, a side event of the 16th Batumi International Conference has kicked off in Georgia.
The Forum, co-organized by the EU Commission, Government of Georgia and the Center for European Governance and Economy


Donald Tusk: EU stands with Georgia in solidarity and with full commitment to your sovereignty and territorial integrity

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 11 July 2019

Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili Thank you for your warm welcome, dear Madame President. And congratulations on the excellent organisation of the Batumi International Conference, which I was glad and honoured to open with you this morning. Georgia is an important partner and friend of the …


Україна і Молдова об'єднані спільним бажанням не бачити російські війська, - Зеленський

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 11 July 2019

Президент України провів спільний брифінг з прем'єром Молдови Маєю Санду в Києві


MEDEF President: France is interested in agricultural cooperation with Azerbaijan

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019

“France is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in the field of agriculture,” said President of MEDEF (Movement of the Enterprises of France) Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux.
“We can also develop tourism sector between our countries, as well as build cooperation in application of new technologies


EU delegation visits Armenia to discuss justice sector reform

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 11 July 2019

On 9 July, an EU delegation arrived in Yerevan to discuss with Armenian stakeholders the reform process in the justice sector and EU’s support to this. The delegation was led by Vassilis Maragos, Head of the Unit responsible for Armenia at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations. The delegation met the …


EU court lifts sanctions extended in 2016-2018 against Yanukovych, his allies

Justice Freedom & Security

Ukraine, Published on: 11 July 2019

The General Court of the European Union has lifted sanctions that were extended in 2016-2018 against seven members of the former Ukrainian ruling class, including Viktor Yanukovych, former President of Ukraine.

The court ruling was made on July 11, 2019, according to an announcement on the court's website.

Lifted were the EU sanctions against ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, his son Oleksandr Yanukovych, ex-Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka, his son Artem P...


Президент MEDEF: Французские компании заинтересованы в сотрудничестве с Азербайджаном (ФОТО)

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019

БАКУ /Trend/ - Французские компании заинтересованы в сотрудничестве с Азербайджаном в сферах информационных технологий, сельского хозяйства, охраны окружающей среды и туризма.

Об этом, как сообщает в четверг Trend со ссылкой на азербайджанскую госкомпанию SOCAR, сказал президент Бизнес-совета Организации предпринимателей Франции (MEDEF) Жоффруа Ру де Безье на встрече с президентом SOCAR Ровнагом Абдуллаевым.

Де Безье отметил, чт...


We aren’t true Europeans and our future is vague

Culture and Media

Armenia, Published on: 11 July 2019

<p>This week we learned that 62% of the people surveyed in Armenia over February-March 2019 said they had a positive image of the European Union.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>92% of the polled believe Armenia has good relations with the EU, which significantly exceeds the average index of the Eastern Partnership in the region (67%). 61% of the surveyed trust the European Union.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>The results seem impressive, but if you read...


Bakıda Azərbaycan-Fransa biznes forumu keçirilib

Economy and trade

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019

İqtisadiyyat Nazirliyinin dəstəyi, Azərbaycanda İxracın və İnvestisiyaların Təşviqi Fondunun (AZPROMO) və Fransa Sahibkarlar Təşkilatı – MEDEF-in təşkilatçılığı ilə iyulun 11-də Bakıda Azərbaycan-Fransa biznes forumu keçirilib. Tədbirdə Azərbaycan və Fransa rəsmiləri ilə yanaşı


Mandatory health insurance nearing introduction

Health

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019

By Mirsaid Ibrahimzade

In recent years, Azerbaijan has taken solid steps to improve medical sector, including enhancing the efficiency of health care, implementing infrastructure projects and application of effective policies which are aimed to increase the transparency of the health care system in the country.

Expensive medical services should be covered by compulsory health insurance and should be accessible to the public. So necessity of this type of insurance is undeniable...


Andrea Wiktorin nominated as Head of EU Delegation to Armenia

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 11 July 2019

On 9 July, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini announced several important appointments, some of which concern the Eastern Neighbourhood. Andrea Wiktorin has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia. She is currently Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus. Dirk Schuebel has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to …


"ევროკავშირი წარმოადგენს ჩვენს უდიდეს სავაჭრო პარტნიორს, რომელიც შესაძლებლობას გვაძლევს, ვიყოთ მეტად დივერსიფიცირებულები" - ნათია თურნავა

Economy and trade

Georgia, Published on: 11 July 2019

„აღმოსავლეთ ევროპის პარტნიორობის ფორმატში დღეს ძალიან მნიშვნელოვან ღონისძიებას ვმასპინძლობთ., რომლის ფარგლებშიც საუბარი მიმდინარეობს საერთო ინვესტიციებზე, ეკონომიკურ განვითარებასა და საერთო პროექტებზე", - განაცხადა საქართველოს ეკონომიკისა და მდგრადი განვითარების მინისტრმა ბათუმში მიმდინარე აღმოსავლეთ პარტნიორობის პირველი საინვესტიციო ფორუმის შესახებ კომენტირებისას ჟურნალისტებთან.

ამასთან, ეკონომიკისა და მდგრადი განვითარების მინისტრის განცხადებით, დღეს საქართველოს ეკონომიკა სულ ...


France-Azerbaijan trade grows 53 percent - minister

Economy and trade, Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019

By Trend

In the five months of 2019, Azerbaijan-France trade increased by 53 percent, compared to the figures for the same period last year, Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said at Azerbaijan-France Business Forum held in Baku July 11, Trend reports.

The minister noted that Azerbaijan investe...


ЕИБ предлагает новые направления для сотрудничества со странами Восточного партнерства

Economy and trade, Environment and climate change, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019


Avropa İnvestisiya Bankı: İnnovasiya sahəsi “Şərq tərəfdaşlığı” ölkələrinin iqtisadiyyatlarının inkişafına dəstək ola bilər

Economy and trade

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 July 2019

Avropa İttifaqının (Aİ) “Şərq tərəfdaşlığı” proqramına üzv ölkələr gələcəkdə digər sahələrə, o cümlədən iqlim və innovasiyalar sahəsinin inkişafına xüsusi diqqət ayırmalıdırlar.
AZƏRTAC xəbər verir ki, bu sözləri Avropa İnvestisiya Bankının (AİB) vitse-prezidenti