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January 19, 2017 Further biomass equipment to be installed in Moldova The EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project has presented its plans to install 49 new biomass heating systems in 2017. The plans were announced at the Moldovan Ministry of Economy on 17 January, and will build upon previous work connecting hundreds of thousands of people to safe energy.   The new biomass...
January 18, 2017 Armenia: New EU initiatives announced for regional development Seven new projects to create more economic opportunities in Armenian marzes and overcome poverty in Armenia’s regions have been announced. The projects will be financed through the EU’s Pilot Regional Development Programme (PRDP), with successful proposals beginning project implementation...
January 18, 2017 Ukraine: Investigations e-system discussed The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has discussed the electronic systems used for pre-trial investigations in the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine, at a round-table on 16 January. EUAM came together with the General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) of Ukraine to discuss the challenges...
January 18, 2017 Eastern Neighbourhood: Forestry project highlights positive developments An EU-funded forestry project has highlighted the progress made in the forestry sector at its final meeting in December. Attendees at the last meeting of the Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Programme, from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia, suggested...
January 17, 2017 Georgia: new agricultural cooperatives to be presented in Dusheti The EU-funded European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and Oxfam invite media representatives to a presentation of three agricultural cooperatives in the Dusheti Municipality on 25 January.   The agricultural cooperatives ‘Pomodorna’ , ‘Saaragvo...
January 17, 2017 Eastern Partnership to develop regional energy cooperation The Eastern Partnership Platform on Energy Security has hosted representatives from the EU, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Participants gathered to discuss energy security, renewable energy, energy efficiency and nuclear safety at its 16th meeting in Brussels.   The...
January 16, 2017 Ukraine: Journalists to experience inter-regional production workshop The EU-funded Regional Voices project is to provide a production workshop for regional journalists in the Ukrainian city of Sumy on 26-28 January. The mentoring session is aimed at fostering cooperation between journalists from different regions. They will work together on objective and sensitive coverage...
January 16, 2017 Energy Community Secretariat calls for Ukraine to adopt environmental directive The Secretariat has sent a formal notice to Ukraine following Ukraine’s failure to adopt adequate environmental provisions. The Reasoned Opinion notice was sent on 12 January to address the lack of complete transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive.   The deadline for...
January 16, 2017 EU to provide macro-financial assistance to Moldova The European Commission will provide Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to the Republic of Moldova to help the country meet its short-term financing needs, it was announced on 13 January. The MFA will cover part of Moldova’s short-term financing needs and contribute to reducing the economy's fiscal...
January 13, 2017 Civil society makes recommendations for public administration reforms in Eastern Partnership countries The Eastern partnership Civil Society Forum has issued a series of recommendations in its recently-published policy paper ‘Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in Eastern Partnership Countries’. The document published on 12 January was prepared by the Subgroup on Local Government...
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