Yevhen’s story: how one young Ukrainian gained self-belief and capital to start his own business – thanks to EU4Youth
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.
A Ukrainian, Yana Barysheva, fled the war zone and started a small business on peaceful territory. Her participation in the EU4Yоuth programme: "Better Skills for Better Future" helped her small business to become more resilient.
Ukrainian IT specialist Anna Krys and her team have developed PROVIDNYK, an interactive map to help people with limited mobility to live fuller and more active lives. The innovation was recognised with an award from the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility.
Nadejda Chetraru’s entire career since university has been linked to the Republic of Moldova's General Inspectorate of Emergency Situations.
Fleeing from war and starting a business: Stories of internally displaced persons who founded their businesses with EU support - part II
On 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the Declaration celebrates its 70th anniversary. Among the fundamental rights claimed in the Declaration is the right to an adequate standard of living.
Fleeing from war and starting a business: Stories of internally displaced persons who founded their businesses with EU support - part I
What difficulties people, who were forced to leave their own homes due to hostilities, encountered? Where they found strength to open their own businesses and how EU helped them? On 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year,…
“When she was born, nobody explained anything”. How mobile teams help families that have members with special needs in Moldova
A little over a year ago, a new social service called “on wheels” appeared in the Republic of Moldova. The idea behind the service is that mobile teams consisting of psychologists, kinetotherapists and social workers visit families that have members with special needs and help them to solve their…
Cooperation between Ukraine and the EU has opened many opportunities for active citizens. Training courses, projects, fellowships and other activities are helping Ukrainians – particularly women – to realise their dreams and ideas.
How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”
Do you still remember her? The lady with the umbrella. Right next to the piano player. Both of them were standing close to the scurry of mischievous squirrels.
Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on then Richter scale occurs in the Vrancea Mountains, 255 km away from Moldova’s capital city, Chisinau. It causes the collapse of buildings in Cojusna and Ialoveni and the breach of a dam resulting in the flooding of Ghidighici Lake, while a leak at the “Aroma” Factory…