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…
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 –…
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.
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.
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?
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.
Between reconstruction and restoration: what a Moldovan teacher learned from Italian masters

Between reconstruction and restoration: what a Moldovan teacher learned from Italian masters

08 May 2019
In Moldova, “conservation”, which in Italy or other European countries means preserving an architectural monument as much as possible, is often confused with “reconstruction” and the erection of a new building resembling the original.
Ukraine: How to keep visa-free travel to the EU and what to do with rejections on the border

Ukraine: How to keep visa-free travel to the EU and what to do with rejections on the border

03 May 2019
In the last two years the visa-free travel regime between Ukraine and the European Union has become not only comfortable, but also customary. The number of issued biometric passports has already exceeded 12 million!
Dariya Artsymyeyeva: how an EU programme connected a village teacher with schools around Europe

Dariya Artsymyeyeva: how an EU programme connected a village teacher with schools around Europe

08 March 2019
Dariya Artsymyeyeva has been working as an English teacher in Novopillya secondary school, near the Ukrainian city of Kryvyy Rih, for 12 years.