Eastern Partnership, central Asian projects win Latvian financing

A series of projects in the countries included in the European Union's Eastern Partnership initiative plus other countries in central Asia, have been granted financial support from Latvia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed July 17.

Projects include a Georgian initiative to improve the quality of hotel and tourist services, another Georgian project involving Daugavpils University on the promotion of entrepreneurship in fisheries, a project in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan strengthening the participation of women in the democratic process, a Latvian Finance Ministry initiative to help with internal audits in Moldova and another project in Ukraine aimed at improving the quality of public participation and policy dialogue on Ukrainian digital democracy platforms.

Two further projects, concerned with public administration in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan received partial funding. The total funding available for this round of projects was 213,013 euros.

 

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