Belarus: The people of Kamieniec in safer hands thanks to new EU-funded fire station

Belarus: The people of Kamieniec in safer hands thanks to new EU-funded fire station

25 March 2020
Ever since the old fire station of the Kamieniec Fire Brigade in Belarus was declared unsafe and demolished in 2017, the local firefighters have been down on their luck.
EU4Energy Babushka

EU4Energy Babushka’s tips on how to be more energy efficient

13 March 2020
The EU supports energy efficiency measures through the EU4Energy programme. EU4Energy addresses energy supply, security and connectivity issues in the Eastern partner countries, and promotes the use of renewable energy sources.
EU success story from Armenia: Sveta Khachatryan – the first woman with a disability to pursue a career as a vet in Gavar

EU success story from Armenia: Sveta Khachatryan – the first woman with a disability to pursue a career as a vet in Gavar

05 March 2020
Sveta Khachatryan is the first female veterinary student with a disability in the Armenian city of Gavar, Gegharkunik Province.
Eastern Partnership start-ups at ClimateLaunchpad event

Eastern Partnership start-ups showcase cleantech innovations at ClimateLaunchpad event

28 February 2020
On 14 and 15 November, the 2019 Global Final of the world’s largest green business ideas competition was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Known as ClimateLaunchpad, the EU-supported competition recognises companies with the greatest potential to combat the global climate crisis through their…
Watermelons in Belarus: EU4Youth sowing the seeds of success

Watermelons in Belarus: EU4Youth sowing the seeds of success

14 January 2020
In spring 2019, a large-scale initiative of watermelon growth testing was launched in the schools of the Homieĺ region in Belarus. For six months, the pupils, together with teachers and local enthusiasts, explored how successfully this beloved round fruit can take root in the south of the country.
How do regions reduce greenhouse gas emissions and what is the economic effect?

How do regions reduce greenhouse gas emissions and what is the economic effect?

20 December 2019
By joining the EU initiative ‘Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy’, Belarusian regions are innovating and improving their energy efficiency. But what did the modernisation of the public baths in Hlybokaje and the boiler facilities in Brest mean for the cities?
Inclusive CrossFit: A place where both able-bodied people and people with disabilities can train

Inclusive CrossFit: A place where both able-bodied people and people with disabilities can train

02 December 2019
Thanks to the Inclusive CrossFit initiative, people who use wheelchairs and those who do not train together at a gym in the city of Lida, Hrodna Region, Belarus.
"Connecting nature": Smart solutions for Yerevan with EU support

"Connecting nature": Smart solutions for Yerevan with EU support

22 November 2019
Thanks to a combination of the scientific potential, the latest technologies and foreign funds, measures are taken to solve environmental problems in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan. Yerevan is one of 16 European cities for which such environmentally friendly solutions are being developed.
EU wool factory creates workplaces in Armenia

EU wool factory creates workplaces in Armenia

21 November 2019
The unemployment rate is high in Armenia. Many people, mostly men, leave the country to earn money and provide for their families.
EU boosts eco-tourism and renewable energy in Armenia with new solar power plant

EU boosts eco-tourism and renewable energy in Armenia with new solar power plant

20 November 2019
Harnessing the potential of solar energy is vital for sunny countries like Armenia. Due to high energy tariffs, the majority of the population struggle to pay electricity and gas bills. Solar power is not widely used in Armenia but, because it is eco-friendly and helps to save money, it is…