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Ukraine: EU helps to make public buildings in city of Ukrainka more energy efficient

19 February 2020
The sports complex ‘Energetik’ in Ukrainka, Ukraine, has been greenlighted to undergo full thermal modernisation as part of a project funded under the EU programme ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’. The aim of the project is to make the city’s sports complex and Palace of Culture…
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EU supports Community Safety Strategy in different regions of Ukraine

13 February 2020
The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine supports the implementation of the Community Safety Strategy in different regions of the country. The strategy aims to tackle the most urgent local public safety issues through coordinated planning and response by local law enforcement…
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High-level policy talks in Georgia on National Energy and Climate Plan

13 February 2020
On 12 February, the EU4Energy High-Level Policy Talks event took place in Tbilisi, Georgia, to discuss developments in the country’s National Energy and Climate Plan. The focus of the discussion was the design of the Climate Action Plan and the preparation of the nationally determined contributions…
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EU4Business helps Armenian herbal tea producer enter international markets

13 February 2020
A new story shared on the EU4Business website talks about an Armenian family business that produces natural herbal teas in the Tavush Province with support from the EU. The family had first-hand experience with nature's healing abilities when a couple of years ago they recovered from a serious…
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New head of EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia appointed

12 February 2020
On 11 February, the Council of the European Union appointed Marek Szczygieł as the new Head of the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia. Mr. Szczygieł, a long-serving Polish diplomat, is currently the ambassador for emerging security challenges and the co-ordinator for international cyber…
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Public lighting in Polack, Belarus, more energy efficient thanks to EU

11 February 2020
Polack became the first city in Belarus fully compliant with EU standards, giving the local residents access to better living conditions and reducing costs thanks to support from the EU4Energy initiative and the EU programme Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects. On February 19, the city will…
Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

11 February 2020
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2020, the Commission highlighted, on 11 February, the need to raise awareness and act on online safety issues.  Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager, Vice-President Věra Jourová for Values and Transparency, Vice-…
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Ukraine: EU supports renewable energy sources in construction materials

10 February 2020
Thanks to the EU-funded programme Climate Innovation Vouchers, a Ukrainian start-up has found a way to produce building materials from hemp, reducing CO2 emissions. Using only 100% natural components – hemp, proprietary lime-based organic binder and water – the company Hempire UA developed a…
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Moldova: “Reuse for a better future” - Young European Ambassadors promote eco-friendly lifestyle

05 February 2020
On 5 February, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from the Republic of Moldova organised a workshop on eco-friendly lifestyles for 6th grade students at the ‘George Coșbuc’ lyceum, Bălți city. During the event, around 35 participants had the chance to craft different objects that can be used on a…
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Ukrainian company produces innovative eco-friendly bearings thanks to EU

04 February 2020
With support from European Union and grants through its Climate Innovation Vouchers programme, the Ukrainian company ‘Symbol’ launched their plain bearings made from scrap ferrous metals, replacing traditional bronze. With the new production approach, the company now manufactures cheaper products,…