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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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Young European Ambassadors challenge to promote eco-friendly lifestyles receives great response in Belarus and beyond

05 November 2019
On 1 November, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Belarus organised the ‘Go Green Halloween’ eco-party in the city of Brest. They shared their eco-friendly lifestyle experiences with around 30 young party attendees. In the run up to the eco-party and Halloween, the YEAs rolled out an Instagram…
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EU provides laboratory equipment to Georgia to help detect industrial chemicals and pesticides in water

04 November 2019
On 30 October, the EU and Georgia celebrated Water Laboratory Day as the EU provided new equipment for the water laboratory at the country’s National Environmental Agency. With this upgrade, the country will now be able to conduct state-of-the-art water analysis and provide certified laboratory…
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EU supports discussion on air quality monitoring and reporting in Eastern Neighbourhood

04 November 2019
On 20-22 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the second regional workshop on air quality monitoring and reporting. Focusing on the Eastern Neighbourhood region, the event is organised by an EU-funded project in cooperation with Georgian authorities. The aim of the air quality…
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EU4Climate: regional workshop in Moldova focused on adapting to climate change

04 November 2019
Last week, representatives of line ministries from the EU’s Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) attended a regional workshop in Moldova focusing on challenges to climate change. Organised by the EU4Climate initiative, the event…
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Young European Ambassadors in Belarus challenge peers to promote eco-friendly lifestyles

31 October 2019
Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Belarus invited their peers in the Eastern Neighbourhood region and the EU to join an eco-friendly challenge on Instagram dedicated to ecological habits. Entitled ‘Go Green, Halloween’ (#GoGreenHalloween), the challenge will run until 1 November and aim to…
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Ukraine: EBRD and EU promoting efficient public transport in Kherson

30 October 2019
The city of Kherson will buy 50 new modern and ecologically friendly trolleybuses. An EBRD loan of up to €10 million and an investment grant of up to €1.5 million from the EU will be provided to Khersonelectrotrans, the city’s major transport utility, which operates 15 trolleybus routes with a…