Photo: European Union

Armenia: EU provides laboratory equipment to detect industrial chemicals and other contaminants in water

28 January 2020
On 31 January, the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia and the EU will present the newly renovated Laboratory of the Environmental Monitoring and Information Centre (EMIC) in Yerevan. The festive ceremony will mark the opening of new laboratory facilities provided within the EU-…
Photo: European Union

EU expert mission on improving air quality control systems in Azerbaijan

28 January 2020
On 6-7 February, an expert from Belgium will visit Azerbaijan to meet with representatives of the Baku International Sea Trade Port, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, State Maritime Agency and Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company. The aim of the expert mission is to provide advice and…
Photo: European Union

EU4Energy: Energy community in Davos discusses renewable energy

27 January 2020
On 23 January, the director of the Energy Community Secretariat, Janez Kopač, participated as a panellist in sessions related to economic and energy policy reforms in Ukraine during the World Economic Forum in Davos. During a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and other…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU agree €50 million financial guarantee to boost renewable energy in EU Neighbourhood

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU agree €50 million financial guarantee to boost renewable energy in EU Neighbourhood

23 January 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union have agreed a new €50 million programme of financial guarantees aimed at scaling up investment in renewable energy in Ukraine and in the EU’s Southern Neighbourhood with a particular focus on Jordan, Lebanon and…
Photo: Unsplash.com

EU and Energy Community help to increase knowledge on energy-related topics

22 January 2020
On 20 January, the Energy Community announced the call for applications for the fifth annual Energy Community Summer School. The summer school offers participants the opportunity to understand the science, policy and regulation of energy markets in transition, as well as the challenges behind…
Photo: Unsplash.com

EU supports energy-efficient technologies for supermarket chain in Ukraine

16 January 2020
The European Union and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development supported the Ukrainian supermarket chain ‘Novus’ in becoming more environmentally friendly and energy efficient. The loan was part of the Finance and Technology Transfer Centre for Climate Change (FINTECC). The new LED…
Photo: European Union

EU statement on Ukrainian airlines flight PS752 crash in Iran

13 January 2020
On 11 January, the EU issued a statement following the crash of Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS752 in proximity to the Iranian capital, Tehran, on 8 January 2020. “The European Union acknowledges the statements made by the Iranian authorities taking responsibility for the crash of Ukrainian…
Photo: European Union

EU expert mission to Armenia on ensuring access to environmental information

09 January 2020
On 20–24 January, experts from Lithuania and Romania will visit Armenia to discuss how the government can ensure access to environmental information for its citizens. The EU specialists are meeting with representatives from the country’s Ministry of Environment, the National Assembly’s Standing…
Photo: European Union

Azerbaijan takes over rotating chair of Energy Charter Conference

09 January 2020
On 1 January, Azerbaijan assumed the Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference for 2020 with Parviz Shahbazov, the country's Minister of Energy taking over as Chair. Rotating on an annual basis, the Conference is the highest decision-making body of the Energy Charter process.  Priorities…
Photo: EMSA

EU to help Ukraine improve maritime accident investigations and preventative measures

08 January 2020
On 13-15 January, an expert from Bulgaria will visit Ukraine to discuss topics around maritime accident investigation with representatives of the country’s State Service for Maritime and River Transport. This expert mission is part of a series of four events on technical investigation in the…