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August 2, 2019 New online training in green finance for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), to which the EU is a donor, has partnered with the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) to pilot the GGF Green Finance Expert online training in green finance. This innovative training aims to help bankers who are representatives of GGF partner institutions, and directly involved...
August 1, 2019 Republic of Moldova: EU offers grants to foster business cooperation between both banks of Dniester Non-profit organisations from the left and right bank of the Dniester River are invited to apply for new EU grants for projects that aim to create or consolidate cooperation platforms between business associations and non-governmental organisations from both banks of the river. Projects with a budget...
August 1, 2019 Erasmus+: 22 new projects to promote European studies in Ukraine under EU-funded Jean Monnet Actions in 2019 The 2019 call for proposals of the Erasmus+ programme’s Jean Monnet Actions has announced 285 project-winners from all over the world. Among the winners are 22 projects from Ukraine. The winners will work in the spheres of economic development, governance, regional policy, criminal policy, European values...
August 1, 2019 Ukraine: EU supports music festival in Dnipro From 2 to 4 August, the Ukrainian city of Dnipro will host the cross-cultural BezViz music festival. The event is supported by the EU Delegation to the country and will be organised on the city’s Monastery Island. During the day, the festival programme will include a possibility to visit an amusement...
July 31, 2019 Ukrainian start-ups to participate in the world’s largest green business ideas competition: ClimateLaunchpad More than 55 countries, including Ukraine, will participate this year in the world’s biggest competition for green business ideas, Climate Launchpad. This year, Ukraine will be represented by three companies, each winners of a national competition, at the global event, which takes place on 14–15 November...
July 31, 2019 Survey by EU project reveals Black Sea twice as polluted by marine litter as Mediterranean Sea The amount of marine litter in the Black Sea is almost twice as high as in the Mediterranean Sea, while concentrations of some pollutants exceed their toxicity threshold value. These were some of the results of the Joint Black Sea Surveys presented by the “Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black...
July 31, 2019 EU to support resource efficiency policy in Belarus The European Union has signed a new financial agreement with Belarus to support resource efficiency policy in the country. The new “EU4Belarus: Resource Efficiency Facility for Belarus” programme, with a budget of €15 million, will aim to enhance the efficiency of the use of energy and natural resources...
July 31, 2019 EU and Ukraine sign amendment to Association Agreement increasing predictability of imports of poultry products On 30 July, representatives of the EU and Ukraine met in Kyiv to sign an agreement to amend specific provisions of the 2014 EU-Ukraine Association Agreement regarding trade preferences for poultry meat and its preparation. According to the EU, this amendment will modify the trade preferences for poultry...
July 31, 2019 EU opposes application of another death penalty in Belarus “On 30 July, the Viciebsk Regional Court in Belarus reportedly sentenced to death Viktar Paulau after finding him guilty of double murder,” said the EU Spokesperson in a statement issued on the same day, adding that the EU “expresses its sincere sympathy to the families and friends of the victims”. The...
July 31, 2019 Ukraine: 40 new and energy-efficient trolleybuses in Poltava Poltava is the first Ukrainian municipality to benefit from the joint European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s “Ukraine Public Transport Framework II” programme by procuring 40 new energy-efficient and ecologically friendly trolleybuses. The project will be the first investment under the new...
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