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September 29, 2017 Ukraine: EU helps city of Dolyna become more energy efficient 19 blocks of flats have been thermally insulated in Dolyna, Ukraine, with EU support. Not only do residents now have warmer homes, they are also learning more responsible energy consumption habits. The project is only possible thanks to the EU financed Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Projects (CoM-DeP...
September 29, 2017 EU strengthening solidarity in energy field with Moldova and Ukraine EU Member States, members of the Commission Initiative on Central and South-Eastern European Energy Connectivity (CESEC), and Energy Community Contracting Parties agreed on 28 September to reinforce regional cooperation in addressing energy challenges, as part of a special meeting in Bucharest, Romania...
September 28, 2017 EU helps to enhance Azerbaijani school management system School management in Azerbaijan will be the focus of the two-day workshop that starts in the country’s capital Baku on 28 September. The event is organised through the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX) and in cooperation with Azerbaijan’s Education...
September 28, 2017 EU expert shares export secrets with Ukrainian entrepreneurs A group of entrepreneurs in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro recently had the opportunity to participate in a workshop on how to develop a successful export strategy. The dialogue-driven workshop was organised with the support of the EU4Business initiative and led by Irish expert Roddy Feely. Feely told...
September 28, 2017 EU project promotes energy efficiency and green energy in Moldova The pumpkin became a symbol of clean energy at the Bostaniada Ethno-Gastronomic Festival, which was recently held in the village of Lozova in the Republic of Moldova. Thousands of Moldovans who attended the pumpkin-themed festival learned about organic farming, energy efficiency and green energy from...
September 28, 2017 EU issues statement following two-year prison sentence of Crimean Tatar leader The European Union has released a statement following the sentencing of the Crimean Tatar leader and Deputy Chair of Mejlis, Ilmi Umerov, to two years in prison on 27 September. “The sentencing of Mr Umerov is a serious violation of his human rights, another example of persecution of the Crimean Tatar...
September 28, 2017 Young European Ambassadors meet high school students in Baku Six Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from the EU and Azerbaijan are meeting with high school students in Baku this week to share information on the European Union, its partnership with Azerbaijan and the opportunities on offer to young Azerbaijanis. The meetings are organised by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east...
September 26, 2017 EU supports development of online business platform for entrepreneurs in Ukraine It is now easier to start a new business in Ukraine following the creation of an online platform designed to help small businesses in their interaction with the state. Launched on 20 September, the new tool is called the Platform for Effective Regulation (PRO). It was created by the Better Regulation...
September 26, 2017 EU supports establishment of the Farmers' Council in Georgia On 26 September, the European Union and its partners in Georgia presented the Farmers’ Council – a new body recently created under the auspices of the Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA). The Council was established with the support of the EU, under its ENPARD project. The Council aims to extend the...
September 25, 2017 Commission to confront propaganda in Eastern Neighbourhood meets for the first time The Commission to Confront Propaganda, a consultative body for cross-border media complaints, met for the first time on 14 September 2017 in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Its mandate is to consider complaints from any of the seven participating countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova...
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