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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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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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EU4Digital: eSkills network workshop in Tbilisi

12 December 2019
On 17-18 December, an eSkills network workshop will take place in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi within the framework of the EU4Digital initiative. The main goal of the seminar is to enable the Eastern partner countries to exchange insights and latest developments in the field of digital skills…
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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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Eastern Partnership: Young journalists and online influencers discuss strategic communication and the role of independent media

11 December 2019
Around 200 young media professionals, online media influencers, civil society activists, and EU officials met in Helsinki, Finland, on 11-12 December for the “Stronger Together - Eastern Partnership Media Conference" organised by the Finnish Presidency, with the support of the European Commission…
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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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Ukraine: Statement by EU Spokesperson on the outcome of the Normandy format Summit

10 December 2019
"The measures agreed under the Normandy format and the renewed engagement by the parties at the Summit in Paris yesterday are important steps," said EU spokesperson on 9 December.  "Their quick and thorough implementation is essential and would have a direct positive impact on the lives of people…
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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…