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Belarusian and Ukrainian teachers test the methods for creating rural tourism programmes

13 December 2019
On 7-8 December, representatives from Belarusian and Ukrainian schools gathered for a workshop on “Rural Tourism through the School Garden” at the Ecology and Health Centre in Krukaushchyna village near Smolevichi in the Minsk region, organised by the EU4Youth: “School Garden” for Agricultural…
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EU4Energy: Belarusian city of Hrodna commits to reduce CO2 emissions

12 December 2019
On 10 December 2019, in Hrodna, Belarus, the international initiative of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy signed an agreement with Hrodna Regional Executive Committee. Hrodna became the fourth regional capital to join the initiative and make a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas…
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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development supports development of grain storage infrastructure in Ukraine

12 December 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has allocated a loan of €10 million to Ukraine for the development of new energy efficient grain storage facilities. This will help Ukraine to secure the leading international position in grain exports, by regulating growing export rates…
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Ukraine: Odesa platform shows positive results with reduction of road hazards at black spots

12 December 2019
During the most recent meeting of the Odesa ‘Dialogue Platform on Road Traffic Accidents’ at the Odesa Field Office of the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine on 10 December, the mission reported substantial progress in addressing problems at three traffic ‘black spot’ locations in Odesa oblast…
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Energy Efficiency Fund to help 15 Ukrainian cities become more energy-efficient

12 December 2019
On 9 December, the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, as well as 14 other cities in the Kharkiv region, signed an agreement to support the implementation of large-scale projects on comprehensive housing modernisation in Ukraine, in partnership with the Energy Efficiency Fund. A Memorandum of…
Environnement - The European Green Deal

The European Green Deal sets out how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, boosting the economy, improving people's health and quality of life, caring for nature, and leaving no one behind

12 December 2019
The European Commission today presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition just and inclusive for all. President Ursula von der Leyen said…
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Ukraine: Energy Efficiency Fund organises a training course for energy auditors

11 December 2019
Energy professionals from 13 regions of Ukraine recently studied how to conduct an energy audit to apply to the Energy Efficiency Fund during a four-day training course in Kyiv. The training was organised by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) project “Support to the National…
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EU supports green finance in Georgia

11 December 2019
On 10 December, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched its new Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) programme in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Green Economy Financing Facility will be co-financed by the EBRD, Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance and Green Climate Fund. The…
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Georgia: EU supports environmental protection and disaster risk reduction in Khulo municipality

11 December 2019
In November, the Georgian municipality of Khulo hosted a training session on environmental protection and disaster risk reduction. Supported by the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), the training programme was aimed at representatives from the natural…
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Ukraine: EU equips radioactive waste storages with modern monitoring system

10 December 2019
The EU has helped install an automated system for environmental radiation monitoring at 45 radioactive waste storage facilities in the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Lviv and Odesa. The system will allow radiation conditions to be monitored and documented, and help to identify radiation…