Ukrainian start-up Sirocco Energy develops a wind turbine for cities

Ukrainian start-up Sirocco Energy develops a wind turbine for cities

14 October 2019
Sirocco Energy’s Ukrainian team have developed a wind turbine that turns wind-power into energy, not in the middle of a field but where people need it, in cities. This could significantly accelerate Ukraine's movement towards cleaner energy.
Belarusian schoolchildren take part in the EU-supported river cleanliness project

Belarusian schoolchildren take part in river cleanliness project

17 September 2019
In the agricultural town of Lopatino, ninth-grade student and avid fisher, Yana Fursevich, once caught a pike in Styr River, a tributary of Pripyat.

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12 August 2019
The ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative is the driving force of the ‘Young European Neighbours’ network, created by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. The role of the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) is to connect the youth from the European Union and the Eastern partner countries (Armenia,…
“They would not talk to people, but they started talking to the dog.” How two dogs, Bjorn and Jackie, are helping to treat children

“They would not talk to people, but they started talking to the dog.” How two dogs, Bjorn and Jackie, are helping to treat children

14 June 2019
Thanks to the EU, canistherapy support has become available in Belarusian city of Brest.
Belarus: At the age of 16, he had never even studied music. Now, he is an opera singer: This is Andrey’s story

Belarus: At the age of 16, he had never even studied music. Now, he is an opera singer: This is Andrey’s story

13 June 2019
Until he was 16 years old, Andrey Mikulchik, from the Belarusian city of Maladziečna, had never studied music. However, he went on to become an opera singer, and has already performed in both Italy and Belarus.
Coming to a city near you: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

Coming to a city near you: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

13 June 2019
Eastern partner countries eligible for EU Sustainable Energy Awards for the first time. Shaping Europe’s Energy Future is the theme of this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), which will happen across the EU and in the Eastern Partnership region from 17 to 21 June. Since 2006, the EUSEW…
Sustainable energy in action: How Zhovkva cuts down on gas consumption and saves money

Sustainable energy in action: How Zhovkva cuts down on gas consumption and saves money

30 May 2019
Renewable energy sources are helping the town of Zhovkva in Ukraine to save energy and thousands of hryvnias per year. All of this is the result of a project that was implemented within the framework of the EU’s EU4Energy programme. 14,000 people live in Zhovkva. For seven years, the town has been…
Ašmiany and Biaroza: How to live better with the help of energy efficiency

Ašmiany and Biaroza: How to live better with the help of energy efficiency

30 May 2019
For years, the European Union has been helping small towns in Belarus to implement their ambitious energy efficiency projects. Within the framework of the new round of the "Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects" programme, a kindergarten in the town of Ašmiany will be modernised, while modern…
From Poland to Malta: Are EU countries set to replace Russia as the top importers from Ukraine?

From Poland to Malta: Are EU countries set to replace Russia as the top importers from Ukraine?

10 May 2019
Have Ukrainian exports to the EU increased by 40%, as according to the statistics from Brussels, calculated in euros? Or has there been a 55% increase, as calculated in US dollars by the Ukrainian State Statistics Committee?
Three examples of how Belarusian science is involved in solving shared European problems, bringing results also to their own country

Three examples of how Belarusian science is involved in solving shared European problems, bringing results also to their own country

10 May 2019
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.