Past events

On 15 February in Tbilisi, Georgia, a first meeting of a public-private working group will focus on monitoring systems as a key aspect of effective implementation of the SME Development Strategy, as part of the EU4Business project ‘From Policies to Action’. An initial assessment on progress made in the implementation of the 2016-2017 Action Plan will also be presented. The meeting will be...
The EBRD Advice for Small B usinesses programme in Georgia, part of the EU4Business initiative, is inviting consultants to attend a training course on Project Management for Consulting from 12 to 15 December 2017 in Tbilisi. The deadline for applications is 24 November. The four-day course promises to teach project management skills to meet the demands of sophisticated clients and deliver larger...
The EBRD Advice for Small Businesses programme under the EU4Business initiative is inviting consultants in Georgia to submit applications to attend a three-day Export Strategy Development training course from 28-30 November in Tbilisi. The deadline for applications is 12 November. Participants will commit three full days to attend the training, which has been developed for the EBRD and will be...
The Eastern Partnership Summit will be held in the Europa building in Brussels, the seat of the Council of the EU.
EU leaders will meet with their counterparts in the six Eastern Partnership countries at the 5th EaP Summit in Brussels on 24 November 2017. The summit is being held to plan future cooperation between the EU and EaP countries and discuss progress made since the 4th EaP Summit held in Riga in May 2015. It will discuss how to strengthen cooperation in the four priority areas agreed in Riga:...
Going digital training
Women entrepreneurs are invited to a ‘Going Digital’ training organised by the Women in Business programme of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the EU4Business initiative. The training takes place in two parts on 26-27 October and 16-17 November 2017, in Tbilisi, and the deadline for registration is 13 October. The course – aimed at women who are leading their...
Mobile phone, e-commerce. © Thinkstock
The 4th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Business Forum is to be held in Tallinn on 26 and 27 October 2017 to promote cross-border economic relations, transparency and new business opportunities and cooperation between EU and EaP countries, with a particular focus on SMEs. The focus of this year’s forum – entitled “Digital Economy: Innovative Platform for Transparent Borderless Business” – is...
The OECD Eurasia Week is being held at the Rixos Almaty Hotel (pictured above) from 23 to 25 October 2017 and will count on the participation of the Eastern Partnership countries involved in the EU4Business programme.
SME competitiveness, internationalisation and access to finance for small and medium-sized companies will be high on the agenda of the OECD’s Eurasia Week in Kazakhstan in October 2017. Eurasia Week is an opportunity for Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries involved in the EU4Business programme to strengthen their relations with one another, with countries from Central Asia and with OECD member...
business forum
The German city of Hamburg hosts the German-Georgian Business Forum on 18 October, with the Georgian delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Nino Javakhadze. The Forum will bring together senior Georgian officials, business leaders from Georgia and Germany, as well as representatives of credit and finance institutions, including the European Bank for...
Fighting corruption through e-Governance in Ukraine.
It is in the clear interest of the EU and the Eastern Partnership (EaP) partner countries to cooperate closely in digital matters. This way, 75 million consumers in EaP countries will also benefit from the EU’s Digital Single Market , creating which is one of the European Commission’s priorities for the coming years. On 5 October 2017 , the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union...
On 8 September, by the joint efforts of the Ministry of the Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and AA/DCFTA Facility Project in Georgia, a round table workshop will be held in Mestia, Svaneti on the topic of the implementation of the obligations envisaged by the DCFTA. Date 8 September at 14:00 Address The Art Museum Building in Mestia 3, Rustaveli Ave., Tbilisi, Georgia