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EU water monitoring project supports discussion on water resource management in Armenia

18 October 2019
On 15 October, Armenia’s capital Yerevan hosted the 18th meeting of the National Policy Dialogue (NPD) steering committee, focusing on the country’s water resource management. The meeting was co-chaired by the country’s Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Territorial Administration and…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

11 October 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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New EU rules make household appliances more energy efficient and sustainable

08 October 2019
In a continued effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and reduce energy bills for European consumers, the Commission adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions. Improving the eco-design of products contributes to…
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Armenia: EU expert mission on monitoring the quality of water intended for human consumption

07 October 2019
Between 14 and 18 October, experts from Croatia and Czechia will visit Armenia to provide guidance to the country on the implementation of EU Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption. The representatives of  Armenia’s Ministry of Health’s National Centre…
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Green for Growth Fund gets additional €25 million for energy projects

07 October 2019
The Development Bank of Austria (Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG – OeEB) has increased their investment with the Green for Growth Fund (GGF), of which the EU is a donor, by providing an additional €25 million in senior shares. This will help the fund continue to develop renewable energy…
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EU expert mission on monitoring and forecasting capacities for weather and climate hazards in Armenia

03 October 2019
From 8 to 11 October, an expert from Italy will visit Armenia to provide assistance to the country on strengthening its monitoring and forecasting capacities for weather and climate hazards. The expert will focus on relevant legislation and standards for creation, development and maintenance of…
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Danube River protection was the focus at the meeting in Ukraine

02 October 2019
On 2 October, the Working Group on the Economy of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River held its 19th meeting in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. The Working Group deals with the economic aspects of the EU Water Framework Directive and contributes to the development of…
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EU Climate Diplomacy Week begins

25 September 2019
On 24 September, the EU joined in the second Climate Diplomacy Week of 2019. Until 6 October, EU Delegations and embassies of several EU Member States around the world are holding various events to foster dialogue and cooperation on climate change, showcase success stories and inspire further…
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International Clean Beach Day in Ukraine: thousands of volunteers collect tons of waste

24 September 2019
On 21 September, hundreds of people gathered on a beach of the Dnieper River in Kyiv to collect plastic waste as part of the #EUBeachCleanup campaign. The campaign is linked to the International Clean Beach Day, marked on the same date. The event in Kyiv gathered representatives of state…
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Winners of #EU4Energy Babushka competition announced

24 September 2019
The #EU4Energy Babushka competition on energy efficiency ran from 11th to 19th September. Over the course of a week, the #EU4Energy Babushka posed a series of questions about saving energy and money by being more energy efficient. Participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and…