European Union

EU4Business facilitates discussion of self-regulation in Ukraine’s business sphere

08 November 2017
A round table discussion held in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv last week focused on self-regulation as a form of management and self-control of businesses and a tool for consumer protection. According to EU4Business, Ukraine’s legislation allows the creation of self-regulatory organisations (SROs…
ADRSUD

Moldova: Energy efficient hospital in the town of Cantemir

08 November 2017
The Cantemir district hospital in Moldova will have a new roof and will be more energy efficient. The hospital is being renovated using the state of art energy efficient technologies. This initiative is implemented as part of the town membership in the EU financed Programme “Covenant of Mayors East…
European Union

EU assists Georgia with social media strategy to enhance consumer protection in the energy sector

08 November 2017
The European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) is helping Georgia to increase the transparency of its energy retail market. Between 13 and 17 November, an expert mission to the country will assist the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory…
European Union

EU assists Georgia with draft national strategy for agricultural extension

07 November 2017
Around 50 representatives of international donors, stakeholders and partners of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia recently gathered in the country’s capital to discuss the draft of the National Strategy for Agricultural Extension in Georgia 2018-2019. The strategy, developed with EU and FAO…
European Union

EU4Business helps establish first Georgian business cluster

07 November 2017
A Georgian Furniture Cluster – the first formally established business cluster in Georgia – was officially launched at the end of October in the country’s capital Tbilisi. The establishment and development of this cluster is being supported in the framework of the project on ‘SME Development and…
European Union

Ukrainian town of Myrhorod wins EU energy efficiency competition

06 November 2017
The Ukrainian town of Myrhorod has been announced as the winner of a competition organised within the EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors East” project. The town will receive financial support from the EU to implement energy efficiency measures through the “MO.GE.DI.CO” project. The local authorities in…
European Union

European Union and Council of Europe to present results of projects in Belarus

06 November 2017
On 9 November, representatives of the Council of Europe and European Union will present the results of projects in the Eastern Partner (EaP) countries, including Belarus. At the event in Minsk, they will discuss three country-specific projects carried out in Belarus under the Partnership for Good…
European Union

EU brings green energy to children in kindergarten in Moldovan town of Falesti

06 November 2017
Thanks to investment by the European Union, winter will mean warmth and comfort for 140 children from Falesti in Moldova, as their kindergarten will now benefit from hot water generated by solar panels and heating from biomass energy. With the support of the EU-funded Moldova Energy and Biomass…
Covenant of Mayors

Ukraine: Sustainable Energy Days take place in Voznesensk

06 November 2017
The Sustainable Energy Days in autumn are already a tradition for the residents of the Ukrainian city of Voznesensk. This year the Energy Days started with a visit of a group of children to a solar power plant. The 30 Mw solar power plant occupies a territory of 60 ha, equivalent to 96 football…
European Union

EU Trade Commissioner visits Moldova to discuss progress in trade relations

06 November 2017
On 6-7 November, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is visiting the Republic of Moldova to take stock of the progress made in EU-Moldova trade relations. The visit will also reflect on the results of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) between the EU and Moldova, which this…