Valentyn Lohvynenko from Mariupol wanted to have his own business since he was a child, feeling it was the only way a person could truly be free.
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
Sveta Khachatryan is the first female veterinary student with a disability in the Armenian city of Gavar, Gegharkunik Province.
The EU is helping young people across Armenia to shake off stereotypes, strive for self-development and be more socially engaged in their communities through SKYE clubs.
Ani Gevorgyan is a teacher-psychologist by profession, living in the Armenian city of Sevan, Gegharkunik Province.
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…
Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’
In EU countries, gender equality is a core value. Women are supported in their rights linked to equal economic independence, equal pay, equality in decision-making, ending gender-based violence, and tackling gender stereotyping. In Ukraine, the EU supports projects focused on protecting women…
An internally displaced person from war-struck eastern Ukraine was able to open her own beauty salon in a new city. Another EU4Youth success story.
A heavy machinery engineer from Ukraine wants to become a famous photographer. A business education and a grant from the EU4Youth programme have helped her to start her own business and make her dream come true.
Social networks are growing rapidly in Armenia. Most Armenians have accounts on various social media and are very active users of the internet. But for the majority, social networks are just another form of entertainment and aren’t considered a profession or a source of income.