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EU4Energy drives implementation of smart metering in Ukraine

11 November 2019
On 7 November, the first stakeholder meeting to launch support for the development of a plan for smart meter rollout in Ukraine took place under the framework of the EU4Energy project. Smart meters measure each consumer’s exact use of energy (i.e. gas and electricity) and automatically send the…
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Green light for negotiations on modernising the Energy Charter Treaty

11 November 2019
On 6 November, the highest decision-making body of the International Energy Charter – the Energy Charter Conference – approved a mandate, procedural issues and a timeline for negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty. According to the decision, the conference establishes and…
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Ukraine: Kyiv hosts Charity Bazaar to fundraise for people in need

08 November 2019
In November, the Ukrainian capital Kyiv traditionally hosts a Charity Bazaar participants from foreign embassies working in the country, including those from EU Member States. This is the 27th year since this biggest fundraising event came to Ukraine aiming to help local people in need.  It is…
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EU4Energy: Energy efficiency in Kyiv

07 November 2019
Today is the last chance to visit CommunTekh at the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv. CommunTekh is a huge, annual international trade fair aimed at the housing and communal services sector. The theme of energy efficiency is a core topic of the fair, and the EU4Energy communications project…
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Water reform implementation in Ukraine discussed at the EU-supported event in Kyiv

06 November 2019
On 5 November, the National Water Policy Dialogue discussed the role of policy coherence, meaningful indicators, international obligations and the pragmatic strategic framework at an event in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Organised with support from the European Union Water Initiative Plus for…
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European Commission announces new list of cross-border energy infrastructure projects

05 November 2019
The European Commission adopted the fourth list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI) for implementing cross-border energy infrastructure in the EU. This list reflects the importance of infrastructure for the energy union and represents a careful balance among its three key objectives:…
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EU supports discussion on air quality monitoring and reporting in Eastern Neighbourhood

04 November 2019
On 20-22 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the second regional workshop on air quality monitoring and reporting. Focusing on the Eastern Neighbourhood region, the event is organised by an EU-funded project in cooperation with Georgian authorities. The aim of the air quality…
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Next Eastern Partnership Transport Panel to focus on road safety

31 October 2019
On 21-22 November, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Transport Panel. The event’s special focus will be on road safety. The first day of the event will be dedicated to the European Commission’s ongoing agenda of the EaP in the area of transport, including…
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Young European Ambassadors in Belarus challenge peers to promote eco-friendly lifestyles

31 October 2019
Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Belarus invited their peers in the Eastern Neighbourhood region and the EU to join an eco-friendly challenge on Instagram dedicated to ecological habits. Entitled ‘Go Green, Halloween’ (#GoGreenHalloween), the challenge will run until 1 November and aim to…
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EU4Energy: Improving cross-border energy exchange between Ukraine and Moldova

30 October 2019
On 29 October, Energy Community Secretariat experts led a workshop in Kyiv under the EU4Energy programme, addressing the key mechanisms for future management of unintentional deviations between the power systems of Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova. An unintentional deviation is the difference…