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October 11, 2017 EU4Energy: Increasing investment in energy efficiency in Belarus The Energy Charter Secretariat recently held an expert meeting intended to steer and support Belarus in increasing investment in energy efficiency. The event, which took place on 5 September in the country’s capital of Minsk, brought together key decision-makers and stakeholders including policy-makers...
October 11, 2017 EU supports constitutional reform in Georgia On 10 October, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia released a statement on the constitutional reform in the country. In the statement, it expressed its agreement with the opinion of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, which positively assessed the reform. “From early this year...
October 11, 2017 Ukraine: EU supports digital training for women entrepreneurs in Chernihiv Effective digital marketing and the possibilities offered by digital communications were the focus of an EU-supported training module for women entrepreneurs which was held in the Ukrainian city of Chernihiv on 9-10 October. This was the first part of a ‘Going Digital’ training course for women entrepreneurs...
October 11, 2017 Energy and climate change: contest for journalists from Eastern Neighbourhood countries Journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine who are interested in writing about energy efficiency and climate change issues are invited to participate in a competition organised by the Covenant of Mayors East project (CoM East). Journalists from print, online and broadcast...
October 11, 2017 Moldova: EU project supports green energy by training operators of biomass heating stations Operators of biomass heating stations recently participated in a training on green energy, organised by the EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova. This was the fourth round of training for operators who work in public institutions using biomass from different regions of Moldova. The training...
October 10, 2017 From the Arctic to the Southern Mediterranean: stories of cross-border cooperation at the European Week of Cities And Regions Do you want to find out what EU Cross-Border Cooperation achieves at the external borders of the EU? On 11 October, a workshop is taking place in Brussels as part of the European Week of Cities and Regions, entitled ‘Providing opportunities at the EU external borders: regions and cities within the European...
October 9, 2017 Armenia hosts European Heritage Days This year’s European Heritage Days were held in Armenia on 30 September and 1 October. The official launching ceremony of the Heritage Days took place on 30 September at the “Sochut Dendropark” and “Lori Fortress” museum. Over the two days, more than 100 cultural organisations and historical and cultural...
October 9, 2017 European Parliament: persecutions against Tatar community must cease In their recent statement on Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and the situation in Crimea, Members of European Parliament (MEPs) denounced the sentences given to Ilmi Umerov, Crimean Tatar Leader and Deputy Chair of the Mejlis, Akhtem Chyigoz, Deputy Chair of the Mejlis, and journalist Mykola...
October 9, 2017 Covenant of Mayors: examples of EU cities to inspire climate and energy actions Signatories of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy from the Eastern Partnership region can find inspiring examples of climate and energy projects in a newly released publication with success stories from all over Europe. The stories can serve as examples of projects which provide citizens with...
October 9, 2017 EU opposes capital punishment on World Day against Death Penalty On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe and the European Union have reaffirmed their strong and unequivocal opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and for all cases. "The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It constitutes inhuman and...
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