European Union

Recommendations and examples on urban adaptation to climate change discussed in Belarus

22 September 2017
The successful experiences of the Belarusian town of Čavusy in climate change adaptation were presented and discussed at a round table in the town last week. Organised within the EU-supported project "Strong CoM – Strengthening the Covenant of Mayors Movement in Belarus", the event also hosted a…
European Union

Young European Ambassadors engage with young people in Azerbaijan

22 September 2017
Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) are visiting Azerbaijan between 21 and 29 September to tour schools and universities in the country as part of the ‘EU Bus Tour’ and ‘School Visits’ , organised by the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan. The activities of the tour, which will be…
European Union

Ukrainians participate in EU4Business exchange to help their compatriots trade in the EU market

22 September 2017
Elvira Sevostianenko is one of seven employees of the Donetsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) to have participated in the Business Support Organisations exchange. As part of the exchange, organised by the EU-supported East Invest Academy of the EU4Business initiative, Sevostianenko visited…
European Commission

EU to commit 8% of humanitarian budget to education in emergencies in 2018

21 September 2017
The European Commission announced today it would further increase the part of humanitarian funding dedicated to getting children into education in crisis zones around the world. In 2018, 8% of the EU's humanitarian budget will go to education in emergencies, which is far above the global average of…
PPRD East

EU MOLDEX 2017 brings together Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine for full-scale civil protection exercise

21 September 2017
The first ever full-scale civil protection field exercise involving the six Eastern Partner countries concluded in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau on 21 September. The four-day event was conducted in the framework of the EU-funded regional programme “Prevention, Preparedness and Response to…
European Union

Civil society organisations to discuss priorities in the Eastern Partnership ahead of November summit

21 September 2017
The 9th Annual Assembly of the Forum and the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Conference will take place on 25-27 October in Tallinn, Estonia. The highest decision-making body of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF), this year’s Assembly will be conducted as a side event to the…
European Union

Azerbaijani journalists to receive new textbooks thanks to EU/CoE project

21 September 2017
Azerbaijani journalism students will now benefit from four new textbooks thanks to the joint EU and Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance for the Eastern Partner countries. Textbooks on TV journalism, radio journalism, new media journalism and photo journalism have been developed to…
European Union

Ukrainian companies benefit from new funding for climate technology innovation

21 September 2017
Six Ukrainian companies have been chosen as recipients of Climate Innovation Vouchers (CIVs) in a new scheme aimed at developing and improving technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy consumption in Ukraine. The new scheme has been supported by the European Union and the…
European Union

Connecting youth through art: EU-EaP summer camp 2017 opens in Georgia

21 September 2017
Around 80 young people from the Eastern Partner countries and Visegrad group have arrived in Georgia to participate in an EU summer camp in Bazaleti resort near Tbilisi. Over six days the participants, aged 16-22, will use art to discuss European values and intercultural dialogue. The camp is…
European Union

Twinning project prepares Georgian experts to lead DCFTA Information Centres

21 September 2017
The EU-funded Georgia Reaching European Access and Trade (GREAT) project is preparing Georgian experts to lead its Deep and Comprehensive Fair Trade Agreement (DCFTA) information centres. The establishment of ‘one-stop-shop’ information centres throughout Georgia was an objective of the twinning…