The woman that set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women. Entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her

Moldova: The woman that set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women

31 January 2020
Young entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her. She was very young when she stepped into the harsh world of business. With ambition, perseverance and hard work, she managed to open a uniform manufacturing company and created 15 jobs for 15 women…
Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

30 January 2020
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…
How to attract young people in Belarus to science education

How to attract young people in Belarus to science education

29 January 2020
With the EU's support, Polack State University is taking part in an international Horizon2020 project to attract young people to the exact sciences.
What makes the Eastern Partnership European School unique: a Belarusian student’s perspective

What makes the Eastern Partnership European School unique: a Belarusian student’s perspective

28 January 2020
The Eastern Partnership European School is funded by the EU, offering tuition-free education for all students from the Eastern partner countries.
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.
Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

10 January 2020
A new development project in the field of self-employment and small businesses has recently been launched in Hlybokaje District, in the Viciebsk Region of Belarus. The new ‘Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovations Promotion and Support’ is implemented as part of the EU initiative Mayors for…
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?
A second chance in Donetsk: how EU support gave Olena better skills for a better future

A second chance in Donetsk: how EU support gave Olena better skills for a better future

17 December 2019
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.
From machine engineer to photographer: EU4Youth makes a dream come true in eastern Ukraine

From machine engineer to photographer: EU4Youth makes a dream come true in eastern Ukraine

12 December 2019
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.
Yevhen’s story: how one young Ukrainian gained self-belief and capital to start his own business – thanks to EU4Youth

Yevhen’s story: how one young Ukrainian gained self-belief and capital to start his own business – thanks to EU4Youth

03 December 2019
Ukrainian Yevhen Fedyk wanted to start his own company. Entrepreneurship courses gave him confidence, and the grant he won became the starting capital. He received both within the framework of the EU4Youth programme, financed by the European Union.