Young European Ambassadors

Young people building bridges between the EU and Moldova

13 January 2017
Energetic, enthusiastic, full of impressions, eager to share their European experiences and motivate others to follow their path: this is what stands out from the Young European Ambassadors who have been touring Moldova to speak with their peers and encourage them to benefit from the educational,…
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Malena Mard, explains in an interview why the partnership between the EU and Azerbaijan is so important

Azerbaijan is our neighbour, and neighbours matter a lot

02 November 2016
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Malena Mard, explains in an interview why the partnership between the EU and Azerbaijan is so important. Which are the main EU values that are shared by Azerbaijan? The European Union wants to see a democratic, prosperous and…
The ‘second life’ of Yerevan Metro

The ‘second life’ of Yerevan Metro

28 October 2016
The Yerevan Metro was launched in 1981 and seemed destined to die a slow death: since 1991, the year of Armenia’s independence, the young state, in the throes of economic crisis, was unable to allocate the necessary funds to modernise, let alone develop its underground. That changed in 2010, when …
People enjoying mountain pasture

Clima East: Saving mountain pastures in Azerbaijan

24 October 2016
Uncontrolled grazing is leading to soil degradation and desertification in the mountains of north-western Azerbaijan, and soon the pastures on which local farms are so dependent will have disappeared. Now, the EU-funded Clima East project has linked up with local communities to stop the soil…
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 Georgia, Ambassador Janos Herman, explains in an interview how common values and shared interests are driving forward the partnership between Georgia and the EU

A transformation in Georgia, led by the Georgians

21 October 2016
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Janos Herman, explains in an interview how common values and shared interests are driving forward the partnership between Georgia and the EU. What are the shared values that underpin the EU’s relations with Georgia? The values that…
Making cheese

From the cow to the consumer: EU helping Georgia with safer food standards

18 October 2016
With EU support, greater protection is being offered to Georgian consumers, with the adoption of European levels of food safety, animal health and plant protection standards. Our reporter travelled to the village of Uraveli, 220km southeast of the capital Tbilisi, an area famous for its cattle,…
Belarus: how MOST is building bridges

Belarus: how MOST is building bridges

17 October 2016
An EU-funded exchange programme is offering unique opportunities to professionals in Belarus, allowing them to share experiences with European partners. We spoke to beneficiaries of the MOST programme, who looked back on what they had learned, speaking of what had spurred them to look for ideas and…
Moldova: PARE 1+1 – encouraging migrants to return home

Moldova: PARE 1+1 – encouraging migrants to return home

13 October 2016
Despite migration in the last two decades, which saw hundreds of thousands of Moldovans leave the country, some people decide to return home and are motivated by the idea of launching their own business. PARE 1+1 is a programme designed to attract remittances into the economy and is financed by the…
Armenian house with EU poster in front

European type cheeses from Armenian marzes

12 October 2016
European-type cheeses will soon have a ‘Made in Armenia’ labels and have the chance to appear in European markets. The EU-funded ENPARD Armenia project is supporting Armenian farmers from different marzes to produce new types of cheese and find new markets. 6 high-value cheese-production facilities…