EaP News

January 17, 2019 Ukraine: Two kindergartens in Hnivan will become more energy efficient thanks to EU support Two kindergartens in Hnivan will be thermally insulated as part of the EU-supported “Energy efficient Hnivan” project, which is part of the EU’s “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme. Based on the results of the energy audit, the insulation of the two buildings will help the schools...
January 17, 2019 EU supports high-quality translation of EU acquis into Ukrainian On 16-17 January, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted a specialised conference on ‘Quality Legal Translations for Better Implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (AA)’. Organised by the EU-funded project Association4U, together with the European Commission Directorate General for Translation...
January 17, 2019 EU4Energy: New methodology for natural gas transmission tariffs presented in Georgia On 16 January, the EU4Energy Governance Project presented the first draft of the gas transmission tariff methodology and calculation tool during a stakeholder meeting in Georgia. The new methodology will enable Georgian Gas Transmission Company to calculate the applicable tariffs and implement the entry...
January 17, 2019 Belarus: Kindergarten in Ašmiany to save up to 81% on energy thanks to EU support The kindergarten in Ašmiany, Belarus, will be thermally insulated and retrofitted as part of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. An energy audit helped to identify measures to increase the energy efficiency of the building. As a result, the windows will be replaced...
January 16, 2019 Opportunity for media professionals in Eastern Neighbourhood: International conference in Georgia on “Migration in the Media” At the end of March, the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host an international conference on “Migration in the Media – Perceptions, Opportunities and Challenges”. The event, aimed at bringing together Georgian and foreign journalists and media professionals, policymakers, scholars and researchers, will...
January 16, 2019 Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the United Nations Peacekeeping Dinner Here is the Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the United Nations Peacekeeping Dinner. (...) The European Union is and will continue to be the most reliable and the most dedicated partner and supporter of the UN system. I want to start with this very simple, very straightforward...
January 16, 2019 The EU increases its humanitarian assistance for 2019 As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019. The biggest bulk of the budget will address the crisis in Syria, refugees in neighbouring countries and the extremely critical situation in Yemen...
January 16, 2019 New study focuses on concession agreements for energy projects in the Eastern Partner countries The “High Quality Studies for the Eastern Partnership” (HiQSTEP) project has published a new study entitled “Analysis of Licencing and Fiscal Frameworks for Concession Agreements”. The report presents a standardised procedure for the procurement and award of concession agreements for energy projects...
January 16, 2019 International Renewable Energy Agency elects new Director-General The European Commission has welcomed the decision by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to elect the European candidate, Francesco La Camera from Italy, as its new Director-General. The election took place in the context of the 9th session of IRENA’s annual assembly in Abu Dhabi, at which...
January 16, 2019 Eastern Partnership: Indicative action plan for investment in Trans-European Transport Network published In a bid to boost connectivity and economic growth in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, the European Commission and the World Bank have co-authored an “Indicative trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Investment Action Plan” that identifies priority projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus...
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