Fleeing from war and starting a business: Stories of internally displaced persons who founded their businesses with EU support - part II

Fleeing from war and starting a business: Stories of internally displaced persons who founded their businesses with EU support - part II

07 December 2018
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)

Fleeing from war and starting a business: Stories of internally displaced persons who founded their businesses with EU support (part I)

05 December 2018
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,…
The Eastern Partnership European School:  New perspectives for youth in the EaP region

The Eastern Partnership European School: New perspectives for youth in the EaP region

04 September 2018
This week families prepare for the new school year. Bright, motivated students across Europe are full of determination to acquire new skills to support their employability in the future. Today’s students will be tomorrow’s citizens, leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs. Providing them with a…
How French cuisine, Spanish photography and Ukrainian architecture help save a cultural site in Ukraine

How French cuisine, Spanish photography and Ukrainian architecture help save a cultural site in Ukraine

03 August 2018
Artists from France, Spain and Ukraine have come together to implement a joint project which will not only facilitate cultural connections between countries, but will also showcase to the international art community the potential of the artistic site at 33 Soshenko Street in Kyiv.
How E5P incentivises root and branch reform in the Eastern Partner countries

How E5P incentivises root and branch energy reform in the Eastern Partner countries

06 July 2018
New municipal bus fleets, residential energy efficiencies and district heating reforms are just some of the improvements that have been achieved thanks to the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P). Issuing grants to make such projects possible has helped to put in place…
Ukraine: to save biodiversity

Ukraine: to save biodiversity

05 June 2018
Why does Ukraine need to introduce the EU Birds and Habitats Directives and how will this change the environmental protection system in the country?
Sustainable Energy Week: a platform for change, raising awareness from children to decision makers

Sustainable Energy Week: a platform for change, raising awareness from children to decision makers

29 May 2018
“The issue of saving resources has become a priority in the country, for each person and every household. It’s a pity we started to think about this so late.” Vladyslav Morzhenko is a father of two in the town of Zhmerynka in Ukraine, where an EU-funded project has renovated schools and…
Local authority-led reform leads to sustainable energy benefits

Local authority-led reform leads to sustainable energy benefits

29 May 2018
The Municipal Project Support Facility (MPSF) under the EU4Energy Initiative provides local authorities in the Eastern Partnership countries with the means to deliver energy-related projects. These are designed to improve citizens’ lives and achieve sustainable environmental benefits. A key…
Solar panels on blinds: how a Ukrainian innovation is achieving worldwide success

Solar panels on blinds: how a Ukrainian energy innovation is achieving worldwide success

28 May 2018
Energy independence is increasing in Ukraine, and the number of innovations that help to achieve this is also on the rise. The issue of energy efficiency remains relevant for Ukraine. Ukraine's economy one of the most energy-intensive in the world. Artificially low energy prices over the course…
A year of cultural heritage in the EU: How citizens can preserve Ukrainian culture

A year of cultural heritage in the EU: How citizens can preserve Ukrainian culture

17 May 2018
Artists, researchers and active citizens from Ukraine are getting involved in the European Year of Cultural Heritage, successfully implementing a number of projects that aim to preserve the country’s cultural legacy.