EU supports energy efficient urban mobility in Belarusian city of Polack

EU supports energy efficient urban mobility in Belarusian city of Polack

21 July 2017
The Belarusian city of Polack now has its first cycle route, 12 bicycle parking spots and a free mobile application for public transport, thanks to the EU-supported “From energy efficiency to urban mobility” project, which was recently concluded. The project is the first project in Belarus in the…
EU project discusses human rights and the internet with Azerbaijani journalists

EU project discusses human rights and the internet with Azerbaijani journalists

21 July 2017
Internet and human rights were in focus at a seminar for Azerbaijani journalists that ended in Baku yesterday. The event was organised in close cooperation between the Azerbaijani Press Council and the Azerbaijan Internet Forum. The seminar programme aimed to promote internet journalism and raise…
Statement by the EU Spokesperson on recent "declarations" regarding eastern Ukraine

Statement by the EU Spokesperson on recent "declarations" regarding eastern Ukraine

20 July 2017
“Recent ‘declarations’ and provocative rhetoric from so-called leaders regarding certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine not currently under the control of the government run counter to the objectives of the Minsk agreements,” the EU Spokesperson has said in a statement. This…
Mobile photo exhibition showcasing EU assistance in Belarus opens in Svietlahorsk

Mobile photo exhibition showcasing EU assistance in Belarus opens in Svietlahorsk

20 July 2017
The European Union Delegation to Belarus continues touring the country with the “Faces of Projects” photo exhibition. On 18 July, the exhibition arrived in the city of Svietlahorsk, where colourful pictures presented project results and images of citizens who have contributed to and benefited from…
EU mission completes nationwide human rights training for Ukraine’s Security Service

EU mission completes nationwide human rights training for Ukraine’s Security Service

20 July 2017
Last week, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) completed a nationwide programme of human rights training for officers from the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). According to the EUAM, the programme is the first stand-alone training on human rights issues in which the SSU has participated…
Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine speaks on the anniversary of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet

Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine speaks on the anniversary of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet

20 July 2017
“One year ago, the Ukrainian civil society and media community lost one of its most talented and brave journalists in a cold-blooded killing,” said Hugues Mingarelli, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, in a statement. “This tragedy still remains a source of sadness for his family and many of his…
EU project helps prevent suicide cases in Georgian prisons

EU project helps prevent suicide cases in Georgian prisons

19 July 2017
Suicide cases in Georgian prisons and ways to implement Suicide Prevention Programmes (SPP) were in focus at a working group meeting for prison psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers in Tbilisi on 15 July. The event was organised in the framework of a project by the European Union and the…
EU-supported conference discusses intensifying the role of women in agricultural cooperatives in Georgia

EU-supported conference discusses intensifying the role of women in agricultural cooperatives in Georgia

19 July 2017
Intensifying women’s consolidation in agricultural cooperatives and women’s clubs was in focus at a conference in Georgia on 17 July. The event was organised in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and the EU-funded project “Supporting…
Young European Ambassadors meet up in Brussels

Young European Ambassadors meet up in Brussels

19 July 2017
Sixty two Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, as well as from EU member states, are gathering in Brussels this week to learn about the EU, its values and structures. Taking place between 19 and 20 July, the ‘Meet-Up’ is organised by the ‘…
Azerbaijani city becomes latest signatory of Covenant of Mayors initiative for Climate and Energy

Azerbaijani city becomes latest signatory of Covenant of Mayors initiative for Climate and Energy

19 July 2017
Mingachevir, the fourth-largest city of Azerbaijan with a population of 120,000 people, joined the European initiative "the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy" on 18 July. This Azerbaijani city is famous for its hydroelectric power station, which has a capacity of 420 MW, and its rich…