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Moldova: More than 100 children in Cantemir will enjoy an energy-efficient kindergarten

14 November 2019
Cantemir now has the first kindergarten that is refurbished in compliance with European standards. Thanks to financial support from the European Union within the Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Projects (CoM-DeP) initiative, the kindergarten offers improved learning conditions for 135 children…
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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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EU4Energy drives implementation of smart metering in Ukraine

11 November 2019
On 7 November, the first stakeholder meeting to launch support for the development of a plan for smart meter rollout in Ukraine took place under the framework of the EU4Energy project. Smart meters measure each consumer’s exact use of energy (i.e. gas and electricity) and automatically send the…
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Green light for negotiations on modernising the Energy Charter Treaty

11 November 2019
On 6 November, the highest decision-making body of the International Energy Charter – the Energy Charter Conference – approved a mandate, procedural issues and a timeline for negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty. According to the decision, the conference establishes and…
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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…