Past events

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...
The “Ready to Trade” project will tailor its activities to evolving economic conditions in Azerbaijan.
EU4Business is launching a new, three-year project to make SMEs more competitive in Azerbaijan. ‘Ready to Trade’ is launched on 5 July in Baku. The project will help companies target and access foreign markets, with a special focus on the EU. The initiative is a collaboration between the Azerbaijan Government , the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan and the International Trade Centre (ITC), the latter a...
Building sin Azerbaijan © European Union, 2016
If you represent an EU company in Azerbaijan, or an Azerbaijani company wishing to benefit from EU financing or to export to EU countries, find out how you can prosper from the changes occurring in the country. Take part in a major business forum on Azerbaijan’s economic development and reforms in Baku on Thursday 8 June 2017. High-level representatives of the Azerbaijan government and the EU...
This week-long seminar will help business associations learn how to participate in public-private dialogue in Azerbaijan and show them how to advocate more effectively for the country’s SMEs. Participants will learn about existing funding opportunities and develop new skills for negotiation and effective networking. Ways to overcome the economic crisis and improve the business climate will also...
Members of the European Parliament visit Baku
The 13th meeting of the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee was held in Baku on 20 September Azerbaijan is strongly committed to pursuing its cooperation with the European Union, stressed Samad Seyidov, chairman of Azerbaijan's international and inter-parliamentary relations committee, at the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee held in Baku in September. This was...