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July 30, 2019 New renewable energy technologies presented by Ukrainian start-ups Two Ukrainian start-ups presented their ideas at the ‘Green Innovators, Wake Up!’ media event, organised in Kyiv by Greencubator. Yevgen Erik, СEO of SolarGaps - Solar Panel Window Blinds, presented the plans for a green, zero-harm emissions factory that the company is planning to build in Ukraine in...
July 29, 2019 Azerbaijan: EuroSchool 2019 – call for applications Young people from Azerbaijan are invited to take part in the third edition of the EuroSchool, taking place from 27 to 29 August 2019, in one of the country’s regions. The respective call for applications was recently announced by the EU Delegation to the country. Participants will have a chance to experience...
July 29, 2019 EU summarises results of project that supported the first inclusive coffee shop and bakery in Armenia On 19 July, the Armenian city of Gyumri hosted the closing ceremony of the EU-supported “First Inclusive Bakery and Coffee Shop in Gyumri” project. The project helped to establish “Aregak”, the very first barrier-free, inclusive coffee shop and bakery in the country. Opened in September 2018, the bakery...
July 29, 2019 Nominees for the Energy Charter Award 2019 This year, the Energy Charter Secretariat has received two nominations for the Energy Charter Award. The Award was introduced in 2013 in order to recognise the outstanding role of individuals and entities in the development of the Energy Charter Process. The first recipient of the award was the former...
July 29, 2019 European Commission takes action against Member States for not respecting EU energy rules The European Commission has referred Belgium to the EU Court for failing to comply with EU rules on electricity and gas markets. It has also referred Italy for its failure to transpose EU rules on protection against radiation. These decisions follow an insufficient response from the Member States to...
July 29, 2019 Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission helps increase efficiency of police and reduce corruption risks The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has donated 70 mobile printers to the National Police of Ukraine in Odesa to support efforts to increase the efficiency of police officers who work to reduce road traffic accidents and potential corruption risks. According to the EUAM, the mobile printers will...
July 29, 2019 EU opens structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership On 26 July, the EU announced that it has opened a broad and inclusive structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). According to the EU, the strengthened cooperation between the EU, its Member States, and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic...
July 26, 2019 Azerbaijan: Baku’s largest electronics store becomes energy efficient One of the largest electronics stores in the Caucasus and the market leader of electronic goods and home appliances in Azerbaijan – Baku Electronics – has increased its energy efficiency thanks to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development’s FINTECC programme, to which the EU is a donor. Baku...
July 26, 2019 Winner of #EU4Energy photo competition received his prize from EU Ambassador to Armenia The winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition “The future of energy” Hrant Sahakyan received his prize – an electric scooter, directly from the Head of the Delegation of European Union to Armenia Piotr Świtalski. The winning picture shows a solar power plant in the mountains of Armenia. “I am very proud...
July 26, 2019 EU4Business: International experts visit Ukrainian berry producers A group of international experts on post-harvest and business development are in Ukraine from 22–26 July to advise local berry producers. The visit has been organised by the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Ukrainian Berries Association as part of the EU-funded project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready...
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