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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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EU welcomes signing of new gas transit contract between Ukraine and Russia

08 January 2020
Following a political agreement reached on 20 December 2019 between the European Commission, Russia and Ukraine, the new gas transit contract has now been signed by the respective companies in Russia and Ukraine. The European Commission has welcomed the signature, with Vice-President Maroš…
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EU4Energy: Green for Growth Fund marks 10 year anniversary

06 January 2020
The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) is celebrating ten years of working to advance climate finance in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, and North Africa. The Fund was one of the first specialised vehicles to invest in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in these regions and…
ENI CBC Conference 2020 prepares for new European Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument

ENI CBC Conference 2020 prepares for new European Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument

02 January 2020
The ENI CBC conference 2020 will be held on 28-29 January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. This year the event will be fully devoted to the preparation of the new generation of cross-border cooperation programmes under the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). Most…
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EU4Energy: Trilateral talks on gas transit between EU, Russia and Ukraine

19 December 2019
The Vice-President of European Commission Maroš Šefčovič is to chair the fifth round of trilateral political discussions on the long-term transit of gas with Russia and Ukraine, which takes place on 19 December in Berlin, Germany. “It is high time to send a positive message to markets and…
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EU4Energy: clim@ competition is back to recognise new green energy initiatives

19 December 2019
Supported by the European Commission under the EU4Energy Initiative, the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) has launched the ‘clim@’ competition for the second year running. The competition will recognise innovative ideas to help fight climate change and protect the environment. Businesses and…
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EU4Energy: Georgia adopts key laws to harmonise its energy sector

19 December 2019
Georgia is making progress in reforming its energy sector in line with the EU Energy Law and the Energy Community Treaty, by substituting the existing energy market framework with the Third Energy Package. This was preconditioned and is a positive result of the adoption of the Law on Energy and…