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November 9, 2017 EU4Energy launches discussions on electricity market reform in Georgia On 9-10 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi is hosting its first high-level policy discussions on the electricity market to discuss the challenges and perspectives of the country’s electricity sector reforms. Focusing in particular on the draft Energy Law, the meeting is bringing together key stakeholders...
November 9, 2017 EU4Business supports strengthening of small and medium-sized farms in Ukraine More than 150 owners and managers of farming and food processing enterprises in Ukraine gathered in early November in the  town of Zaporizhia for an agricultural forum organised by the EU4Business initiative.  The forum addressed the strengthening and growth of small and medium-sized farms in the Zaporizhia...
November 8, 2017 EU assists Georgia with social media strategy to enhance consumer protection in the energy sector The European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) is helping Georgia to increase the transparency of its energy retail market. Between 13 and 17 November, an expert mission to the country will assist the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission...
November 8, 2017 Moldova: Energy efficient hospital in the town of Cantemir The Cantemir district hospital in Moldova will have a new roof and will be more energy efficient. The hospital is being renovated using the state of art energy efficient technologies. This initiative is implemented as part of the town membership in the EU financed Programme “Covenant of Mayors East”...
November 8, 2017 EU4Business facilitates discussion of self-regulation in Ukraine’s business sphere A round table discussion held in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv last week focused on self-regulation as a form of management and self-control of businesses and a tool for consumer protection. According to EU4Business, Ukraine’s legislation allows the creation of self-regulatory organisations (SROs) in...
November 8, 2017 Moldova: EU welcomes signature of protocol decision on opening of the Gura Bicului-Bychok bridge “The signature of the protocol decision on the opening of the Gura Bicului – Bychok bridge will provide for significantly increased opportunities to facilitate the movement of people, transport and goods and business activities on both banks of the Nistru River and in the wider region,” said the EU Delegation...
November 7, 2017 EU4Business helps establish first Georgian business cluster A Georgian Furniture Cluster – the first formally established business cluster in Georgia – was officially launched at the end of October in the country’s capital Tbilisi. The establishment and development of this cluster is being supported in the framework of the project on ‘SME Development and DCFTA...
November 7, 2017 EU assists Georgia with draft national strategy for agricultural extension Around 50 representatives of international donors, stakeholders and partners of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia recently gathered in the country’s capital to discuss the draft of the National Strategy for Agricultural Extension in Georgia 2018-2019. The strategy, developed with EU and FAO support...
November 6, 2017 Ukraine: Sustainable Energy Days take place in Voznesensk The Sustainable Energy Days in autumn are already a tradition for the residents of the Ukrainian city of Voznesensk. This year the Energy Days started with a visit of a group of children to a solar power plant. The 30 Mw solar power plant occupies a territory of 60 ha, equivalent to 96 football fields...
November 6, 2017 EU brings green energy to children in kindergarten in Moldovan town of Falesti Thanks to investment by the European Union, winter will mean warmth and comfort for 140 children from Falesti in Moldova, as their kindergarten will now benefit from hot water generated by solar panels and heating from biomass energy. With the support of the EU-funded Moldova Energy and Biomass Project...
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