Eastern Partnership Media Conference focuses on economic sustainability and shaping future donor support

13 November 2019
On 13-14 November, the Latvian capital Riga will host ‘The Eastern Partnership Media Conference 2019: Business and Sustainability’. Organised by the European Commission with the support of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the Government of Latvia, the event will bring together 100…
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‘Hub for Healthy Gastronomy and Organic Products in Mountains’ – organic agriculture and tourism event in Georgia

12 November 2019
Organisations and individuals interested in organic agriculture and tourism have been invited to attend an event in Tsageri city, Georgia, on 15 November. This EU-supported event, titled ‘Hub for Healthy Gastronomy and Organic Products in Mountains’, aims to raise awareness of sustainable…
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Georgia: Head of EU visits Kakheti region and opens ‘Euroclub’ in Kvareli

12 November 2019
Last week, the Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Carle Hartzell, travelled to Kakheti as part of his visit to the country’s regions. During the visit, Ambassador Hartzell attended several EU-supported projects. He observed how the EU helps local women to increase their income and…
10th anniversary of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights marks its 10th anniversary

11 November 2019
On 1 December 2019, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights will celebrate its 10th anniversary since it became legally binding, with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009. To mark this anniversary, the European Commission, together with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of…
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Ukraine: Kyiv hosts Charity Bazaar to fundraise for people in need

08 November 2019
In November, the Ukrainian capital Kyiv traditionally hosts a Charity Bazaar participants from foreign embassies working in the country, including those from EU Member States. This is the 27th year since this biggest fundraising event came to Ukraine aiming to help local people in need.  It is…
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Moldova’s second-largest city will benefit from more energy-efficient district heating

07 November 2019
Citizens of Balti, Moldova’s second-largest city, will benefit from more energy-efficient district heating thanks to a series of investments from the heating utility CET Nord, financed by the EBRD and the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P) fund of which the EU is the…
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EU4Energy: Energy efficiency in Kyiv

07 November 2019
Today is the last chance to visit CommunTekh at the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv. CommunTekh is a huge, annual international trade fair aimed at the housing and communal services sector. The theme of energy efficiency is a core topic of the fair, and the EU4Energy communications project…
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Water reform implementation in Ukraine discussed at the EU-supported event in Kyiv

06 November 2019
On 5 November, the National Water Policy Dialogue discussed the role of policy coherence, meaningful indicators, international obligations and the pragmatic strategic framework at an event in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Organised with support from the European Union Water Initiative Plus for…
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Georgian Covenant of Mayors signatories shift to modern low emission buses

05 November 2019
Six signatories of the EU-supported initiative the Covenant of Mayors — Kutaisi, Gori, Telavi, Zugdidi, Rustavi and Poti – will soon have 100 new modern energy-efficient buses. The new buses will have lower fuel consumption per passenger, contributing to a reduction of emissions and a significant…
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Commissioner Hahn remembers Ukrainian activist Kateryna Handziuk one year on: “She is not forgotten”

05 November 2019
The EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, remembered on his Twitter account on 4 November the passing away of Ukrainian activist Kateryna Handziuk one year ago. Handziuk passed away one year ago after she was attacked in her hometown with acid. “She…