Josep Borrell and Olivér Várhelyi: An Eastern Partnership that delivers for all

Josep Borrell and Olivér Várhelyi: An Eastern Partnership that delivers for all

26 March 2020
In this challenging time, marked by the coronavirus outbreak, we can see how important international cooperation is. Over the last decade, the Eastern Partnership has brought concrete benefits for people in Belarus and across the European Union’s eastern neighbourhood.
How one man from Mariupol became his own boss, with help from EU4Youth

How one man from Mariupol became his own boss, with help from EU4Youth

23 March 2020
Valentyn Lohvynenko from Mariupol wanted to have his own business since he was a child, feeling it was the only way a person could truly be free.
Fighting bias against women in the labour market in Belarus

Fighting bias against women in the labour market in Belarus

13 March 2020
Belarusian women are legally limited in their choice of occupation, and on top of that they often face a glass ceiling in their careers. 
EU4Energy Babushka

EU4Energy Babushka’s tips on how to be more energy efficient

13 March 2020
The EU supports energy efficiency measures through the EU4Energy programme. EU4Energy addresses energy supply, security and connectivity issues in the Eastern partner countries, and promotes the use of renewable energy sources.
EU success story from Armenia: Sveta Khachatryan – the first woman with a disability to pursue a career as a vet in Gavar

EU success story from Armenia: Sveta Khachatryan – the first woman with a disability to pursue a career as a vet in Gavar

05 March 2020
Sveta Khachatryan is the first female veterinary student with a disability in the Armenian city of Gavar, Gegharkunik Province.
EU helps young Armenian entrepreneur learn important skills for her business

EU helps young Armenian entrepreneur learn important skills for her business

28 February 2020
Ani Gevorgyan is a teacher-psychologist by profession, living in the Armenian city of Sevan, Gegharkunik Province.
Eastern Partnership start-ups at ClimateLaunchpad event

Eastern Partnership start-ups showcase cleantech innovations at ClimateLaunchpad event

28 February 2020
On 14 and 15 November, the 2019 Global Final of the world’s largest green business ideas competition was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Known as ClimateLaunchpad, the EU-supported competition recognises companies with the greatest potential to combat the global climate crisis through their…
Watermelons in Belarus: EU4Youth sowing the seeds of success

Watermelons in Belarus: EU4Youth sowing the seeds of success

14 January 2020
In spring 2019, a large-scale initiative of watermelon growth testing was launched in the schools of the Homieĺ region in Belarus. For six months, the pupils, together with teachers and local enthusiasts, explored how successfully this beloved round fruit can take root in the south of the country.
Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

10 January 2020
A new development project in the field of self-employment and small businesses has recently been launched in Hlybokaje District, in the Viciebsk Region of Belarus. The new ‘Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovations Promotion and Support’ is implemented as part of the EU initiative Mayors for…
How do regions reduce greenhouse gas emissions and what is the economic effect?

How do regions reduce greenhouse gas emissions and what is the economic effect?

20 December 2019
By joining the EU initiative ‘Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy’, Belarusian regions are innovating and improving their energy efficiency. But what did the modernisation of the public baths in Hlybokaje and the boiler facilities in Brest mean for the cities?