Moldova: EU expert mission on liberalisation of tariffs for mandatory motor third party liability insurance

20 August 2019
On 2-5 September, experts from Romania will visit the Republic of Moldova to assist the country with the liberalisation of tariffs for mandatory motor third party liability insurance (MTPL). Organised in co-operation with Moldova’s National Commission for Financial Markets, the mission should help…
EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood

EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood: The first edition of the on-site workshops has begun

20 August 2019
It’s time to open the first edition of the EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood on-site workshops at the College of Europe in Natolin. A warm welcome to more than 40 participants from the European Union (EU) and the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries and a big thank you to Mr…
EU on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

19 August 2019
This is a key year for International Humanitarian Law, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. As the risk humanitarian workers face continues to increase, the European Union pays tribute to the commitment of those who risk their lives to deliver humanitarian aid worldwide.…
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EU Advisory Mission express readiness to support customs reforms in Ukraine

16 August 2019
During his first official meeting with the Head of the State Customs Service of Ukraine (SCS) Maksym Nefyodov this week, Head of EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) – Antti Hartikainen – addressed some of the changes needed to improve Ukraine’s customs practices. Antti Hartikainen handed over a human-…
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Moldovan and Belarusian municipalities cooperate on business support infrastructure development, and implementation of local economic initiatives

14 August 2019
At the end of July, representatives of Gagauzia region of Moldova conducted a study visit aimed at exploring best practices on business support services provision in Belarus. Representatives visited three out of six regions of the country – Homieĺ, Slaŭharad, and Polack. The visit aimed at…
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Georgia: EU Monitoring Mission illustrates its mandate to local Armenian community in Samtskhe-Javakheti region

14 August 2019
On 9 August, Head of the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia Erik Høeg visited Akhaltsikhe in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of the country. During the visit, Høeg met with representatives of local authorities as well as with civil society, and delivered a public lecture on the 11 years of…
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The leading Ukrainian building material producer Unigran will become more energy efficient

12 August 2019
Unigran, Ukraine’s leading producer of granite aggregates, associated building materials and services, will receive an EBRD loan of up to €8.7 million for the acquisition of a new transport fleet, including railcars and trucks. Up to 70 new railcars as well as specialised trucks will be procured.…
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EU4Energy Governance project helps the energy sector reform in the Republic of Moldova

12 August 2019
Moldova took the first big step in adopting the new Law on Energy Efficiency that was prepared with the support of the EU4Energy Governance project. The country also received support in developing the building certification system, a step forward to finalising the work for full compliance of the…
EU4Youth Campus Tour - Palestine

Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…
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EU4Energy Governance policy brief: How the new law on energy efficiency of buildings will benefit Georgian citizens

09 August 2019
The EU-funded EU4Energy Governance project is assisting Georgia with the adoption of a new draft law on energy performance in buildings, and in preparing a series of building regulations. The new law will ensure that buildings are more energy efficient and energy waste is reduced. As a result,…