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Media workshop on Ukraine’s green economy transition: register now

02 November 2017
Ukrainian journalists are invited to participate in a workshop on the country’s path towards a green economy in the country’s capital Kyiv on 7 November. The workshop aims to empower journalists with technical insight and a theoretical basis for covering stories on Ukraine's transition to a green…
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Azerbaijan: Baku to host European film festival

02 November 2017
The Azerbaijani capital Baku will host the Eighth European Film Festival on 2 – 12 November. The event will feature screenings of 21 films from 19 EU countries, as well as from Norway and Azerbaijan. According to the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, one of the main organisers of the event, the…
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Together for a better future: Young European Ambassadors to take part in live talk show in Moldova

02 November 2017
Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) who are currently touring secondary schools in the Republic of Moldova will participate in a live radio talk show on the country’s Radio Moldova station on 3 November. The talk show, entitled ‘Tineri fără frontiere’, will be hosted in a friendly environment in a…
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Conference in Kyiv to focus on cultural relations between the EU and Ukraine

02 November 2017
The outcomes and achievements of EU-Ukraine cultural relations over the past year will be discussed during an international conference in the country’s capital Kyiv on 14 December. Organised by the EU Delegation to Ukraine in partnership with the country’s Culture and  Foreign Affairs Ministries,…
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Declaration: EU commends work of journalists in uncovering abuses of power and human rights violations

01 November 2017
On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the European Union commends the work of journalists in uncovering abuses of power, shining a light on corruption and human right violations, and questioning received opinion, often putting themselves at risk of intimidation,…
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Statement: EU welcomes opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway

31 October 2017
“The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is a major step in transport interconnections linking the European Union, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Central Asia,” said the EU in a statement on Monday. The EU welcomed the new rail corridor which, coupled with investments, improved…
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Republic of Moldova urged to adjust legislation on energy efficiency of buildings

31 October 2017
Moldova is committed to adopting EU legislation on energy efficiency. However, a recent review by the Energy Community Secretariat found that Moldova has not yet adequately transposed important legislation on the energy performance of buildings (under Energy Community Directive 2010/31/EC). As a…
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Together for a better future: Young European Ambassadors begin school visits in Moldova

30 October 2017
On 30 October, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from EU and the Republic of Moldova started the second round of their annual school visits in the country. They will visit around 20 secondary education institutions in rural areas of Moldova. The visits are jointly organised by the EU Delegation…
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Ukraine: EU helps to make school and kindergarten more energy efficient

30 October 2017
A school and kindergarten in the Ukrainian city of Hola Prystan have been renovated using state-of-the-art, energy-efficient technologies. This initiative has been implemented as part of the EU-financed “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” (CoM-DeP) programme. The renovation works started…
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Horizon 2020: EU to allocate €2.2 billion to clean energy projects

30 October 2017
€2.2 billion of the Horizon 2020 programme funding will be allocated to clean energy projects in four interrelated areas: renewables, energy-efficient buildings, electromobility and storage solutions. This also includes €200 million to support the development and production of the next generation…