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July 31, 2019 Ukraine to receive support to synchronise with European electricity networks The National Energy Company Ukrenergo will receive major financial support to modernise the Ukraine’s power transmission system following an investment of up to €149 million by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. As part of this, 26 new transformers will be acquired and 12 high-voltage...
July 30, 2019 Wool factory opened in Shirak region of Armenia with EU support On 19 July, the Amasia wool-processing factory, which is supported by the EU, began its operations. The factory was established as part of the ‘EU4Shirak: Wool for Jobs’ project, which aims to revive and modernise wool production and the art of crafting with wool in the Amasia municipality of the Shirak...
July 30, 2019 EU supports preserving traditional cheese-making in Ukraine A new article shared on the Facebook page of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine talks about the traditional Hutsul cheese ‘bryndzya’, which is produced high in the Carpathian Mountains in the west of Ukraine. The cheese is made using the milk of a special breed of Carpathian mountain sheep...
July 30, 2019 President of Georgia joins Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency President Salomé Zourabichvili of Georgia has joined an International Energy Agency high-level global commission that is studying how to quickly speed up energy efficiency progress through new and stronger policy action. Ms Zourabichvili, who took office as Georgia’s President in December 2018, brings...
July 30, 2019 EU expects case against co-founders of Georgian bank to be transparent On 25 July, Carlo Natale, Chargé d´Affaires at the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, responded on behalf of the EU on the case against the Georgian co-founders of TBC Bank. ‘It is vital that the case brought against TBC Bank co-founders Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze, several years...
July 30, 2019 Armenia: New biogas plant and greenhouse opened thanks to the EU On 21 June, in the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019, the EU-funded project “Integrated Support for Sustainable Economic Development in Rural Mountainous Areas of Armenia” presented its results at a closing event in Geghamasar. Thanks to the EU support, a new biogas plant and greenhouse...
July 30, 2019 European Investment Bank supports transport and water services infrastructure in Belarus The European Investment Bank (EIB) is extending a loan of €110 million to Belarus to finance the rehabilitation and upgrade of a 91-km-long section of its M7 motorway. This is part of the extended Trans-European Transport network. The project also includes the modernisation of the associated border-crossing...
July 30, 2019 EU-supported wool factory opened in Shirak region of Armenia On 19 July, the Amasia wool-processing factory, which is supported by the EU, began its operations. The factory was established as part of the ‘EU4Shirak: Wool for Jobs’ project, which aims to revive and modernise wool production and the art of crafting with wool in the Amasia municipality of the Shirak...
July 30, 2019 EU supports development of geographical indications system in Ukraine A new article shared on the Facebook page of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine talks about the traditional Huysul cheese ‘bryndza’, which is produced high in the Carpathian Mountains in the west of Ukraine. The cheese is made using the milk of a special breed of Carpathian mountain sheep...
July 30, 2019 EU supports increasing air connections with Ukraine On 29 July, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine said it supports increasing the number of air connections between Ukraine and the EU. ‘This is a testament to our increased trade and people-to-people links,’ a statement published on the Delegation’s Facebook page said. ‘As part of the integration...
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