EU boosts use of green and energy-efficient technologies in Armenia

EU boosts use of green and energy-efficient technologies in Armenia

25 September 2020
Energy efficiency and renewable energy are relatively new concepts in Armenia. Some years ago, Armenians were sceptical about both the financial and ecological advantages of green technologies. Now, it is hard to find an Armenian village without at least solar water heaters.
How the Church of Georgia and the EU are helping children find foster families

How the Church of Georgia and the EU are helping children find foster families

09 September 2020
Since the Georgian government started closing down children’s institutions, it has been working on developing better alternative forms of care for children deprived of family environment.
Why EU connection codes matter for Georgia

Why EU connection codes matter for Georgia

04 September 2020
Connection codes are the technical paramaters, which must be adhered to when a facility is switched on the public grid. These codes ensure the safe, secure and cost-effective functioning of a country's electricity system. The European Union's (EU) connection codes aim to unify all of these national…
Electric dreams: planning for a brighter future in Georgia

Electric dreams: planning for a brighter future in Georgia

04 September 2020
Electricity system operators must plan to ensure that grid infrastructure always meets consumer demand. This planning is important as it allows demand to be safely met. It also integrates new challenges like renewable energy and electric vehicles. Such challenges can result in volatile electricity…
Developing a friendship between humans and environment in Georgia:  EU supports biosphere reserves in Dedoplistsqaro

Developing a friendship between humans and environment in Georgia: EU supports biosphere reserves in Dedoplistsqaro

03 September 2020
The EU has been supporting environmental initiatives in different regions of Georgia for many years through a number of projects.
Human Rights Coffee Truck event: Talking about human rights over a cup of coffee

Human Rights Coffee Truck event: Talking about human rights over a cup of coffee

31 August 2020
Young European Ambassadors from Armenia organised an event ahead of the International Human Rights Day, in continuation of the previous action, that took place at the country’s first inclusive cafe and bakery in Gyumri.
Belarus: How an EU project transformed a school in Talačyn into a blossoming garden

Belarus: How an EU project transformed a school in Talačyn into a blossoming garden

25 August 2020
“We never used to see any birds on the school grounds, and now look at all this beauty!” says Tamara Sushkova, head teacher of School No. 2 in Talačyn, as she’s standing in the middle of her green schoolyard.
How an EU project made the Belarusian city of Valožyn more accessible

How an EU project made the Belarusian city of Valožyn more accessible

11 August 2020
As soon as the pandemic ends, the city of Valožyn is planning to open Belarus’s first fully accessible tourist centre and hostel for people with disabilities. The inclusive facilities are part of the EU-funded project Valožyn without barriers, which has invested more than a million euro in…
How the EU and the WHO are helping Belarusian healthcare workers save lives

How the EU and the WHO are helping Belarusian healthcare workers save lives

29 July 2020
The EU and the World Health Organization (WHO) have delivered personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers in the region of Minsk, as part of the EU’s two-year assistance programme for the Belarusian healthcare system. The programme's budget is over €3 million.
How EU4Youth project helped Ella from Belarus find opportunities in hard times

How EU4Youth project helped Ella from Belarus find opportunities in hard times

27 July 2020
Ella Gukova is 22 years old and is a first-year student at the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts, majoring in cultural studies. She is an orphan, and her grandmother, with whom she still lives, is her legal guardian as well as her younger brother’s.