“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.
Nadejda Chetraru: the woman who is helping improve Moldova’s disaster risk management

Nadejda Chetraru: the woman who is helping improve Moldova’s disaster risk management

28 February 2019
Nadejda Chetraru’s entire career since university has been linked to the Republic of Moldova's General Inspectorate of Emergency Situations.
“When she was born, nobody explained anything”. How mobile teams help families that have members with special needs in Moldova

“When she was born, nobody explained anything”. How mobile teams help families that have members with special needs in Moldova

03 December 2018
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…
A ramp, a social taxi and a new apartment: How the lives of seriously ill children are changing

A ramp, a social taxi and a new apartment: How the lives of seriously ill children are changing

19 November 2018
An EU-financed project implemented by the Belarusian Children's Hospice and British NGO HealthProm aims to create an advocacy system for families who have seriously ill children.
Belarus: How an EU-supported project is changing the lives of children with special needs in Navapolack

Belarus: How an EU-supported project is changing the lives of children with special needs in Navapolack

06 November 2018
On 1 September, Navapolack school № 8 opened its doors for the new school year. At the school, known as “school № 8”, an inclusive environment continues to be created thanks to a joint project between the EU and the Navapolack City Executive Committee.
How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”

How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”

02 October 2017
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

Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries

02 October 2017
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…
How Belarus is developing its tourism and how the European Union is involved in this

How Belarus is developing its tourism and how the European Union is involved in this

23 May 2017
What we already have, and what we could have, if we take the issue of tourism development seriously. For the tourism industry, 2017 should be a turning point. The beginning of the year was marked by a truly revolutionary change: unexpectedly, for many, Belarus waived its visa requirement for…
EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova Pirkka Tapiola explains in an interview the importance of turning shared values into an operational reality, while transforming society for a better life.

Putting values into practice: a partnership in transformation

24 October 2016
 EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova Pirkka Tapiola explains in an interview the importance of turning shared values into an operational reality, while transforming society for a better life.  What do you think are the important values that the European Union is promoting here, and which are…
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Belarus, Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, highlights the importance of the EU’s partnership with Belarus, and how cooperation is making a real difference on the ground

Common history, common interests, and common global challenges: why Belarus matters to the EU

29 September 2016
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Belarus, Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, highlights the importance of the EU’s partnership with Belarus, and how cooperation is making a real difference on the ground What are the important values promoted by Europe, which you believe are shared by Belarus…