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European Commission and International Monetary Fund strengthen cooperation to support sustainable development

29 January 2020
European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen,on behalf of the European Union, and International Monetary Fund's Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva concluded a new Financial Framework Partnership Agreement that will boost their cooperation to tackle key challenges including climate change…
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Ukraine: renewable energy becomes central topic for discussions

29 January 2020
On 25 January, representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection and two investor organisations, the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency and the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, met in Kyiv to discuss ongoing developments in the Ukrainian energy sector. The meeting focused…
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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-…
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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…
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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…
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EU funds renewable energy supply chain in Telavi Municipality, Georgia

22 January 2020
On 17 January, Telavi Municipality in Georgia received energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards, as part of the EU project ‘Biomass Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies as Sustainable Energy Solutions for Georgian signatories of the Covenant of Mayors…
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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…