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Ukraine: New system for monitoring energy consumption in public buildings in Ukrainka

23 July 2019
A new of monitoring of energy consumption has been presented in the Ukrainian town of Ukrainka as part of the EU-financed “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration projects” programme. It is planned that the new system will be installed in all public buildings, which include kindergartens, schools, a…

Council adopts negotiation directives for modernisation of Energy Charter Treaty

15 July 2019
The EU Council has today given a mandate to the European Commission to begin negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). The aim of the negotiations is to modernise the provisions of the ECT so that it takes account of sustainable development and climate goals, as well…
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EU4Energy: Moldova-Ukraine electricity market integration moves forward

15 July 2019
A second series of High Level Policy Talks dedicated to electricity market integration between Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova took place on 14 June in Odesa. Bringing together stakeholders from both countries, representatives of the European Commission and the Energy Community Secretariat,…
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Strategy to mobilise investments in nearly zero-energy buildings in Ukraine

15 July 2019
With the assistance of the EU4Energy Governance project, Ukraine is preparing a strategy and roadmap for mobilising investments to renovate and upgrade existing buildings so they are more energy efficient. Next week, the project will organise the first meeting with state authorities to discuss…
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EU4Energy: Mobilising investment in renovation of buildings in Moldova

15 July 2019
An EU4Energy kick-off meeting took place in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau on 15 July. The meeting focused on support in the development of a long-term strategy for mobilising investment in the renovation of national building stock of the Republic of Moldova. The event brought together the…
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EU-Ukraine Summit: EU steps up its support to the Sea of Azov region

09 July 2019
The EU has increased its support to help mitigate the impact of Russia's destabilising actions in the Sea of Azov region of Ukraine. During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit on 8 July, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, signed an agreement on new…
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Winner of #EU4Energy photo competition announced!

08 July 2019
The winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition “The future of energy” is Hrant Sahakyan from Armenia with his stunning picture of solar panels in the mountains. More than 130 people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine submitted photos during the EU Sustainable Energy…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern partner countries

03 July 2019
More than half (52%) of all citizens in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 7 percentage points on the 2016 figure. Two-thirds (67%) believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good. 54% of Eastern Neighbourhood citizens are aware of…

Horizon 2020 in Ukraine: Developing aviation and addressing cybersecurity

02 July 2019
According to the EU Delegation to Ukraine, the National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute” is the most successful participant of the Horizon 2020 programme in the country. The institution received more than €1.8 million in grant funding from the EU for the implementation of six…
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Latvia to share experience in technical inspection of commercial vehicles and qualification of drivers with Azerbaijan

28 June 2019
On 10–11 July, experts in road transport services from the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan will visit Latvia. They will discuss issues related to the technical inspection of commercial vehicles and qualifications and periodic training of drivers engaged in…