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July 11, 2019 EU and Ukraine mark International Day of the Dnieper River On 7 July, the International Day of the Dnieper River, families and athletes enjoyed the water and the banks of the Dnieper – the third largest river in Europe and the main waterway of Ukraine. On this day, the EU-funded “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+) project...
July 11, 2019 Leading Ukrainian pharmaceutical manufacturer Farmak to become energy efficient Ukraine’s market leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing, PJSC Farmak, will take a big step forward in its research and development, as well as energy efficiency. Energy efficiency improvements include the introduction of an integrated automation and energy management system. The five-year loan of up...
July 11, 2019 Donald Tusk reflects on 10 years of Eastern Partnership at opening of conference in Batumi On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi is hosting an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. Bringing together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sectors of the EU and its six Eastern partner countries, the conference...
July 10, 2019 EU High Representative Federica Mogherini announces senior nominations concerning Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine On 9 July, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini announced several important appointments, some of which concern the Eastern Neighbourhood. Andrea Wiktorin has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia. She is currently Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus. Dirk Schuebel has been...
July 10, 2019 Official handover to Ukraine of the Chornobyl permanent shelter On 10 July, the EU said it welcomes the official handover to the Ukrainian authorities of the permanent shelter – known as the New Safe Confinement – built to secure the site of the devastating reactor blast at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine in 1986. The world's largest mobile metal structure...
July 10, 2019 Armenia: EU presents new funding opportunities in research and innovation field for 2021–2027 On 9 July, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted a Horizon 2020 European Innovation Council's Roadshow. During the event, new funding opportunities totalling €2.2 billion for the period 2021–2027 were presented. Armenian researchers and innovators can apply and use all the opportunities provided by...
July 9, 2019 EU4Energy: New solar power plant in Ukraine The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), to which the EU is a donor, will finance the construction of a 45 MW solar power plant located close to the city of Boguslav, 120 km south of Kyiv, in Ukraine. The plant is expected to generate more than 56,000 MWh of power annually and reduce CO2 emissions by more than...
July 9, 2019 EU-Ukraine Summit: moving forward together in solidarity On 8 July, at the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit in Kyiv, the EU and Ukraine reaffirmed their strong partnership and shared commitment to a comprehensive reform agenda. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk represented the EU alongside the President of Ukraine...
July 9, 2019 EU provides additional support to Ukraine During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit, which took place in Kyiv on 8 July, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, signed agreements with his Ukrainian government counterparts on four programmes, worth €109 million. The new EU support package will focus...
July 9, 2019 EU-Ukraine Summit: EU steps up its support to the Sea of Azov region The EU has increased its support to help mitigate the impact of Russia's destabilising actions in the Sea of Azov region of Ukraine. During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit on 8 July, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, signed an agreement on new additional...
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