A ramp, a social taxi and a new apartment: How the lives of seriously ill children are changing

A ramp, a social taxi and a new apartment: How the lives of seriously ill children are changing

19 November 2018
An EU-financed project implemented by the Belarusian Children's Hospice and British NGO HealthProm aims to create an advocacy system for families who have seriously ill children.
Belarus: How an EU-supported project is changing the lives of children with special needs in Navapolack

Belarus: How an EU-supported project is changing the lives of children with special needs in Navapolack

06 November 2018
On 1 September, Navapolack school № 8 opened its doors for the new school year. At the school, known as “school № 8”, an inclusive environment continues to be created thanks to a joint project between the EU and the Navapolack City Executive Committee.
How green energy illuminates the Belarusian city of Polack

How green energy illuminates the Belarusian city of Polack

10 October 2018
What do the Belarusian city of Polack and the French city of Lyon have in common? And how are local residents changing their regions in Belarus? Read on to find out. The European Union and Belarus are currently implementing four joint energy projects, with a total budget of over €3 million. With…
The Eastern Partnership European School:  New perspectives for youth in the EaP region

The Eastern Partnership European School: New perspectives for youth in the EaP region

04 September 2018
This week families prepare for the new school year. Bright, motivated students across Europe are full of determination to acquire new skills to support their employability in the future. Today’s students will be tomorrow’s citizens, leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs. Providing them with a…
The tailwind: How Belarus is developing wind energy

The tailwind: How Belarus is developing wind energy

10 July 2018
In this article, we look at wind energy in Belarus and how the European Union is currently helping the country in this area. The European Union is one of the world’s leaders in the area of wind energy production. Based on forecasts by the European Wind Energy Association, by 2020, energy produced…
How E5P incentivises root and branch reform in the Eastern Partner countries

How E5P incentivises root and branch energy reform in the Eastern Partner countries

06 July 2018
New municipal bus fleets, residential energy efficiencies and district heating reforms are just some of the improvements that have been achieved thanks to the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P). Issuing grants to make such projects possible has helped to put in place…
Sustainable Energy Week: a platform for change, raising awareness from children to decision makers

Sustainable Energy Week: a platform for change, raising awareness from children to decision makers

29 May 2018
“The issue of saving resources has become a priority in the country, for each person and every household. It’s a pity we started to think about this so late.” Vladyslav Morzhenko is a father of two in the town of Zhmerynka in Ukraine, where an EU-funded project has renovated schools and…
Local authority-led reform leads to sustainable energy benefits

Local authority-led reform leads to sustainable energy benefits

29 May 2018
The Municipal Project Support Facility (MPSF) under the EU4Energy Initiative provides local authorities in the Eastern Partnership countries with the means to deliver energy-related projects. These are designed to improve citizens’ lives and achieve sustainable environmental benefits. A key…
All is clear: How Belarus develops solar energy

All is clear: How Belarus develops solar energy

28 May 2018
In view of the upcoming EU Sustainable Energy Week, we are trying to find out how much solar energy Belarus produces and how the European Union supports solar energy in Belarus. According to some scientists, solar may become the main energy source within the next 20 years. Over the last ten years…
Why green economy is so important for Belarus

Why green economy is so important for Belarus

23 May 2018
In Belarus, the country that suffered most from the effects of the Chornobyl disaster and is now struggling to undergo structural transformation of the economy, it is essential to ensure sustainable growth without increasing environmental risks.