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Andrius Kubilius and Gayane Abrahamyan have noted that the cooperation based on the CEPA with the EU is growing into an enhanced and strategically reinforced partnership between Armenia and the EU

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 23 June 2020

Co-President of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly Andrius Kubilius and Gayane Abrahamyan Make Joint Statement

The Co-President of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, the Head of the European Parliament Delegation Andrius Kubilius and the Head of Armenian Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly Gayane Abrahamyan made a joint statement, which referred to the EU assistance for Armenia to mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 crisis, to protect democracy, the support of the...


Euronest PA Co-President, Armenian MP Gayane Abrahamyan make joint statement

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 23 June 2020


EU-funded agricultural advisory project to last 26 months

Economy and trade

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 June 2020

By Akbar Mammadov

The project to strengthen EU-funded agricultural advisory services in Azerbaijan will last 26 months, Melek Cakmak, Head of the Partnership and Coordination Office of the FAO in Azerbaijan said on June 23. 

The purpose of this project is to support the Azerbaijani government's efforts to develop an effective and sustainable advisory service strategy that can better respond to current and future challenges in the agricultural sector, Cakmakci said.

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Azerbaijan through the eyes of European diplomat - VIDEO

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 June 2020

​Denis Daniilidis has been the deputy head of the European Union delegation to Azerbaijan for four years


EU, WHO send medical supplies to Azerbaijan amid COVID-19

Health

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 June 2020

By Ayya Lmahamad

The European Union (EU) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe ha send medical protective means to Azerbaijan, organizations’ press service reported on June 23.

Total supplies of 10,000 face shields, 10,000 protective goggles, 8,000 isolation gowns and 140,000 respirators have been delivered to Azerbaijan.

The assistance is part of the project “Solidarity Initiative for Health”, for which the EU has allocated €30 million wit...


Commission publishes EU Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online continues to deliver results

Culture and Media, Information Society

Armenia, Published on: 23 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. On 22 June, the European Commission released the results of its fifth evaluation of the 2016 Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online.

The results are overall positive with IT companies assessing 90% of flagged content within 24 hours and removing 71% of the content deemed to be illegal hate speech. However, the platforms need to further improve transparency and feedback to users. They also have to ensure that flagged content is evaluated consistently...


500 de ungheneni cu boli cardiovasculare vor beneficia de screening și monitorizare gratuită

Health

Moldova, Published on: 23 June 2020

În total, o mie de pacienți, câte 500 din raionul Ungheni și 500 din județul Iași vor beneficia de programul comun de screening și monitorizare pentru depistarea precoce și terapia bolilor cardiovasculare, în cadrul Proiectului Cardioscope.

Totodată, începând cu luna iulie, 200 de medici și asistenți medicali din Ungheni vor participa la diverse cursuri privind îngrijirea primară a bolilor cardiovasculare.

Andrei Alexeev, directorul Spitalului Raional Ungheni a declarat pentru...


România continuă să fie lider în topul țărilor din UE în care RM efectuează exporturi; Pandemia a influențat cererea externă

Economy and trade

Moldova, Published on: 23 June 2020

Experta a menționat, că se observă o încetinire a acestei creșteri economice, pe fundalul pandemiei, prin reducerea cererii externe.

Exportul de mărfuri în țările UE în perioada ianuarie-aprilie 2020 au atins o valoare de 824, 83 milioane de dolari SUA, fiind în proporție de 64, 20%. Cu 16, 2% mai puțin, în comparație cu aceeași perioadă a anului trecut.

Importurile din țări UE, în aceeași perioadă, s-au cifrat la 1, 65 miliarde dolari SUA, constituind o pondere de 47,11%, cu...


Azerbaijani, EU water experts to hold training for EcoPortal

Education, Training & Research

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 June 2020

By Akbar Mammadov

Azerbaijan and European Union will organize online capacity development training to manage “EcoPortal”, the website of EU External Action (EEAS) reported on June 22.

“Starting from today, water experts from Azerbaijan and European Environment Agency will hold online capacity development training for managing EcoPortal. The training will focus on sharing environmental information, including that on water — a resource that is vital for all life on our planet, e...


(video) Topul partenerilor comerciali ai Moldovei. 10 cele mai exportate și importate produse

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 23 June 2020

Ministerul Economiei și Infrastructurii a prezentat informații actualizate despre evoluția relațiilor comerciale cu Uniunea Europeană, inclusiv despre implementarea Acordului de Liber Schimb aprofundat și cuprinzător, comerțul cu statele UE, precum și alte aspecte.


EU medical team deployed to Armenia to help fight COVID-19

Health

Armenia, Published on: 22 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS . A team of medical experts from Lithuania is on their way to Armenia, thanks to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.

The group consists of volunteers and members of the Lithuanian coronavirus crisis management team. For 14 days the medical staff will help their Armenian colleagues in the fight against the virus.

European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič said:

“The EU remains committed to supporting Armenia and partners in the region as they...


EU response to COVID-19: Armenian farmers receive high-quality legume seeds

Economy and trade

Armenia, Published on: 22 June 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. Farmers in the Armenian regions Lori, Shirak and Tavush have received nearly 20,000 kg of high-quality legume seeds.

Тhe United Nations Development Programme in Armenia has provided pea, lentil, chickpea and soybean to over 200 farmers as part of the project ‘Green agriculture initiative in Armenia’. Co-funded by the EU, the project is part of the immediate assistance to Armenia aiming to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the agricultural sector.

The premium...


Avropa İttifaqının dəstəyi ilə Azərbaycan su ehtiyatlarına dair informasiyaya daha rahat çıxış əldə edəcək

Environment and climate change

Azerbaijan, Published on: 22 June 2020

Bakı, 22 iyun, AZƏRTAC

İyunun 22-dən başlayaraq Azərbaycandan və Avropa Ətraf mühit Agentliyindən olan su ekspertəri “EkoPortal”ın idarə edilməsi üzrə onlayn potensialın formalaşdırılması təlimi keçirəcəklər.

Avropa İttifaqının (Aİ) Azərbaycandakı Nümayəndəliyindən AZƏRTAC-a bildirilib ki, ətraf mühitə dair informasiyanın, o cümlədən su – planetimizdəki bütün həyat, ekosistemlər, cəmiyyət və iqtisadiyyat üçün vacib əhəmiyyəti olan resurs haqqında informasiyanın paylaşılması...


EU: Azerbaijan is one of the water-scarce countries in region

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Azerbaijan, Published on: 22 June 2020

European Union support will help Azerbaijan to have better access to information about water resources, Report informs, citing the EU office in Baku.

Starting today, water experts from Azerbaijan and European Environment Agency will hold online capacity development training for managing EcoPortal.

The training will focus on sharing environmental information, including that on the water, which is a vital resource for our planet, ecosystems, society, and the economy. This...


EU: Azerbaijan is one of the water-scarce countries in the region

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Azerbaijan, Published on: 22 June 2020

European Union support will help Azerbaijan to have better access to information about water resources, Report informs, citing the EU office in Baku.

Starting today, water experts from Azerbaijan and European Environment Agency will hold online capacity development training for managing EcoPortal.

The training will focus on sharing environmental information, including that on the water, which is a vital resource for our planet, ecosystems, society, and the economy. This...


Avropa İttifaqı ilə əməkdaşlıq Azərbaycanın xarici siyasətinin əsas prioritetlərindəndir

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 22 June 2020

Bakı, 22 iyun, Səadət Hakıyeva, AZƏRTAC

Şərq Tərəfdaşlığı ölkələrinin videokonfrans formatında keçirilən Sammitində Azərbaycan Prezidenti İlham Əliyevin çıxışı və səsləndirdiyi mühüm çağırışlar, yaddaqalan təsbitlər geniş ictimai-siyasi əks-səda doğurub. İlk növbədə, qeyd etmək lazımdır ki, Avropa İttifaqı Şurasının prezidenti Şarl Mişel, Avropa Komissiyasının prezidenti Ursula fon der Lyayen, quruma üzv dövlətlərin və Şərq Tərəfdaşlığı ölkələrinin dövlət və hökumət başçılarının...


Suport acordat de UE în contextul crizei pandemice

Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 22 June 2020

Primele loturi de echipamente medicale din partea Uniunii Europene, promise Republicii Moldova în contextul pandemiei de COVID-19, ar putea ajunge în ţară în această săptămână. Asta după ce, în martie, Comisia Europeană a anunţat că va oferi în total 140 milioane de euro ţărilor din Parteneriatul Estic, pentru a le ajuta să facă faţă „nevoilor celor mai urgente”. Anunţul a fost făcut de premierul Ion Chicu după şedinţa de luni a conducerii de vârf a ţării.

Генсек СЕ: Конституционный кризис в Армении может быть решен под руководством Венецианской комиссии

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 22 June 2020

Конституционный кризис в Армении может быть решен под руководством Венецианской комиссии. Об этом заявила Генеральный секретарь Совета Европы Мария Пейчинович-Бурич.

По ее словам, «заключение Венецианской комиссии, принятое 19 июня и обнародованное сегодня, позволяет решить проблемы, возникшие в центре конституционного кризиса между Национальным собранием Армении и Конституционным судом».

«Я призываю все власти руководствоваться рекомендациями Венецианской комиссии по...


Avropa İttifaqı ilə Azərbaycan arasında münasibətlər yeni inkişaf mərhələsinə qədəm qoyur

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 22 June 2020

Bakı, 22 iyun, Səadət Hakıyeva, AZƏRTAC

Avropa İttifaqlı ilə Azərbaycan arasında münasibətlər getdikcə intensivləşir. Demək olar ki, münasibətlər özünün yeni inkişaf mərhələsinə qədəm qoyur.

Bu fikirləri AZƏRTAC-a açıqlamasında politoloq Tofiq Abbasov bildirib.

Politoloq diqqətə çatdırıb ki, bu sözlərin sübutu kimi rəsmi Brüsselin Azərbaycana olan münasibətini əsas götürə bilərik. Bu münasibəti formalaşdıran bir çox səbəblər var. İlk növbədə, Azərbaycanın iqtisadi...