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…
Energy-efficient modern street lighting in Ocnița and Cantemir thanks to EU support

Energy-efficient modern street lighting in Ocnița and Cantemir thanks to EU support

30 May 2019
Street lighting can be easily managed and made energy-efficient. This is being proven by Ocnița and Cantemir, the first two cities in the Republic of Moldova where smart, street lighting control technology has been installed. The installations are part of the EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors –…
Shilda Winery: Energy Efficient Winery in Georgia

Shilda Winery: Energy Efficient Winery in Georgia

30 May 2019
Shilda Winery has been operating from Shilda Village, in the Kakheti region of Georgia, for five years. The winery processes 2,000 tonnes of grapes each season, and produces approximately 1.4 million bottles of wine across 25 varieties. By equipping itself with energy efficient technologies, the…
Eco-friendly and almost free energy: Armenian communities switch to biogas thanks to EU

Eco-friendly and almost free energy: Armenian communities switch to biogas thanks to EU

29 May 2019
Natural gas is not always available in some parts of Armenia due to the lack of oil and gas reserves, as well as poor infrastructure due to the mountains. However, sometimes even when it is available people still refuse to install gas line services in their houses simply because they cannot afford…
Georgia: Active Mayors for Economic Growth

Georgia: Active Mayors for Economic Growth

24 May 2019
“Mayors for Economic Growth” is an initiative created in the framework of the EU’s Eastern Partnership and aimed at sustainable municipal development.
Business Incubator Nisporeni helps beginner entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality with EU support

Business Incubator in Nisporeni helps beginner entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality with EU support

15 May 2019
The business incubator in the Moldovan town of Nisporeni is one of the largest in the country. Funded with EU support, it now hosts 36 entrepreneurs.
Addictology master’s programme established in Georgia thanks to EU programme

Addictology master’s programme established in Georgia thanks to EU programme

10 May 2019
As part of an educational project implemented through an EU programme, a master’s course has been established in Georgia in the area of addictology, meaning the study of addictions and dependence.
How to turn an idea into a successful business: stories from the Business Incubator Singerei

How to turn an idea into a successful business: stories from the Business Incubator Singerei

10 May 2019
The working atmosphere in the Business Incubator (BI) Sîngerei is felt right at the entrance. Behind every door is a fully functioning business with employees, modern equipment and an entrepreneur developing his or her idea.
EU promotes social entrepreneurship in Armenian provinces: a story from Shirak

EU promotes social entrepreneurship in Armenian provinces: a story from Shirak

10 May 2019
Social entrepreneurship is a relatively new phenomenon in Armenia. As recently as five or six years ago, few people knew about it. Despite the fact that there is still no legislation in place regulating it, social entrepreneurship is growing in Armenia.
Ten years of the Eastern Partnership: how do young Eastern Partners view their ties with the European Union?

Ten years of the Eastern Partnership: how do young Eastern Partners view their ties with the European Union?

09 May 2019
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.