The Eastern Partnership (EaP) programme for deepening and strengthening relations between the European Union and its six Eastern partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine – celebrates its 10th anniversary in May.
Three examples of how Belarusian science is involved in solving shared European problems, bringing results also to their own country
Horizon 2020 is the European Union's programme aimed at developing science and innovation. Representatives from Belarus took every opportunity to participate in it and cooperate with scientists and researchers from other European countries.
Ten years of the Eastern Partnership: how do young Eastern Partners view their ties with the European Union?
Last December at the Eastern Partnership conference in Vienna, a correspondent from the Segodnya website in Ukraine, Krystyna Zeleniuk spoke to ‘Young European Ambassadors’ from all six Eastern Partnership countries.
How MOST unites professionals: a Belarusian doctor learns how the Dutch manage the pregnancy process
Yekaterina Shilkina, a gynaecologist from Minsk, was immersed in the practice of obstetrics – the branch of medicine covering childbirth and midwifery – when she went to the Netherlands for an internship in the framework of the EU-funded MOST programme.
The South Caucasus unites three neighbouring states – Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. There is a large population of Azeri and Armenian nationalities in the bordering regions of Georgia, particularly in towns and villages.
Around 18,000 schoolchildren from the Viciebsk region of Belarus have already experienced the virtual tours on offer at the Hlybokaye Museum of History and Ethnography.
How a resident of Baranavičy went to volunteer in Portugal for a year
Electricity in Azerbaijan is produced mainly by thermal power plants operating on natural gas, with a small amount produced by hydroelectric power plants. Renewables account for less than 1%. As the amount produced exceeds domestic demand, the surplus electricity can be exported to neighbouring…
Since 2016, Azerbaijan has been participating in an EU-funded project that supports the country in the development and modernisation of migration policy (Support in the Implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan project, MOBILAZE).
Natasha and her 14-year-old son Sasha have no place to live. They found shelter at the Social Crisis Centre for Women in Mahilioŭ. Natasha says that her family was saved by the centre and that she will fight for her son.