EMBLAS – Environmental Monitoring of the Black Sea

Budget: EU: EUR 2.5 million; UNDP: EUR 0.22 million
The project supports Black Sea partner countries in tackling common environmental challenges and helps them enhance their ability to perform marine environmental monitoring and collect data on the status of the Sea – which is crucial for knowledge-based decision-making.  Countries covered:…

OPEN Neighbourhood (Regional Communication Programme phase II)

Budget: €18.2 million
OPEN Neighbourhood builds on the achievements of the first phase of the Regional Communication Programme and aims at reinforcing people-to-people contacts between the EU and its Eastern and Southern partner countries. Through communication activities and relations with local journalists, the…

Small Business Support Initiative – Phase II

Budget: EUR 8 million (indicative EU contribution)
The programme is a continuation of the Small Business Support activities in the Eastern Partnership region. It assists small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries in improving their competitiveness and ability to attract external financing. The support is…

Identification and promotion of energy efficiency investments

Budget: EUR 9.5 million (contribution from European Commission)
Development of sustainable energy financing facilities through financial intermediaries in Ukraine and Moldova, implemented in cooperation with the EBRD Countries covered: Moldova and Ukraine

EU-Council of Europe Programmatic Cooperation Framework

Budget: € 30 million
Strengthening the capacity of Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries (CoE member states plus Belarus) to implement domestic reforms to bring them closer to the standards of the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Union in the fields of human rights, democracy and the rule of law  …

European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE)

Budget: € 5.1 million
A new European Neighbourhood Fund, created under the EFSE to provide additional development finance to micro- and small-sized enterprises and private households via local financial intermediaries in the Eastern Neighbourhood region EaP countries covered: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia,…

Eastern Partnership Connect (EaP Connect)

Budget: € 13 million (EU contribution)
Supporting connections between researchers and students from the Eastern Partnership, the project helps them work together and exchange data, becoming global players in the world of science and research. Countries covered: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

CLEEN - Civil society Local Energy Efficiency Network

Budget: EUR 993,343
Building a sectorial regional partnership of civil society organisations in four Eastern Partnership countries (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia) focusing on energy efficiency Countries covered: Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine