Past events

EU4Business: From Policies to Action
A joint meeting to support Azerbaijan’s newly established SME Agency and launch the third cycle of the OECD’s Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) Assessment will take place in Baku on 6 June, organised by the OECD in the framework of the EU-funded project ‘ EU4Business: From Policies to Action ’. The meeting will bring together the Working Group of the project on ‘Supporting the implementation...
EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum
The annual EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum will take place in Baku on 5 June. European and Azerbaijani companies and officials will discuss the latest economic reforms and development in a number of key industry sectors. The deadline for registration is 15 May. The Forum is organised under the EU4Business initiative by the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Azerbaijan, in collaboration with...
Fashion Forum Yerevan 2018
Fashion Forum Yerevan 2018 – the first event of its kind – takes place in the Armenian capital from 2-4 June, 2018, organised by the Fashion and Design Chamber of Armenia (FDC) with the support of the EU-funded SMEDA project. The deadline for registration is 28 May. The forum is an excellent opportunity for Armenian designers to meet global fashion representatives, professionals and influencers...
e-ecommerce for Azeri SMEs
From 3-8 May, the International Trade Centre will hold multiple practical workshops on the basics of cross-border e-ecommerce for a pilot group of Azeri enterprises. The week-long training – part of the EU4Business project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade’, funded by the European Union – will start with advanced sessions to train local trainers, who will then later in the week (7-8 May)...
Advancing audit quality assurance systems: trends and opportunities
The EU4Business STAREP project is organising a regional workshop in Vienna on April 26-27, on ‘ Advancing audit quality assurance systems: trends and opportunities’ . The objective of the workshop is to enhance participants’ knowledge about audit quality assurance systems, through presentations and discussions about key principles of audit oversight and processes of quality assurance systems...
A technical workshop on the monitoring of Azerbaijan's SME roadmap will be organised on 15 February with participation from the Ministry of Economy and the Centre for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication, the main bodies engaged in the monitoring process. The workshop is organised in the framework of the EU4Business programme ‘ From Policies to Action ’, implemented by the OECD, and its...
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:...
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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...
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...