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Young European Ambassadors kick off Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary celebrations

14 February 2019
100 Young European Ambassadors from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are gathering this week in Brussels to celebrate the achievements of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) over the past decade. "Young people are…
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EU4Energy: Ukraine progresses with reducing environmental impacts of industrial installations

13 February 2019
On 12 February 2019, Energy Community Secretariat experts presented the findings of the EU4Energy technical assistance aimed at developing new technical standards of emissions for plants incinerating or co-incinerating waste. As set out by the EU Directive 2010/75, the draft secondary legislation…
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EU4Energy to support more energy efficient buildings in Moldova

13 February 2019
On 13 February, Energy Community experts and representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of Moldova met in Chisinau to set in motion technical assistance to support the Moldovan Government with the implementation of Law no 128/2014 on Energy Performance of Buildings. The support…
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Political agreement reached to ensure that pipelines with third countries comply with EU gas rules

13 February 2019
New rules for improving the functioning of the EU gas market and strengthening solidarity between Member States have been provisionally agreed by the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission. Commissioner Arias Cañete welcomed the agreement: "This is a major step forward in the…
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Ukraine: Experts call for monetisation of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers

13 February 2019
Experts in Ukraine have called for monetization of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers as a way of combating energy poverty. This recommendation was issued during the round table “Ways of combating energy poverty in Ukraine”, which took place on 7 February. The event was organised by…
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Moldova’s civil protection and emergency response authorities to discuss results and follow-up of large EU-funded programme

13 February 2019
On 13-14 February, emergency response and civil protection authorities and experts gather in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau to discuss the results of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD East…
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Belarus: Five more Belarusian towns to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

12 February 2019
The international initiative “Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy” is gaining popularity among Belarusian cities. As of the beginning of 2019, 45 Belarusian cities and districts have joined it. All the signatories of the Covenant of Mayors undertake the responsibility to reduce their…
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Local Action Group members discuss ways to address environmental challenges in Georgia

08 February 2019
On 5-6 February, the members of the Georgian Association of Local Action Groups (GALAG) discussed environmental challenges in their municipalities at a workshop organised within the EU-funded Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The participants shared…
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Azerbaijan’s civil protection and emergency response authorities to discuss results and follow-up of large EU-funded programme

08 February 2019
On 21 February, emergency response and civil protection authorities and experts will gather in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku to discuss the results of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD…
The European Maritime Safety Agency launches the “European Neighbours Policy” Maritime Fellowships at the World Maritime University

The European Maritime Safety Agency launches fellowships for Neighbourhood area at the World Maritime University

08 February 2019
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) officially launched nominations of candidates to join the next class of the Master of Science in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the class 2019-2020. The fellowships are provided under the framework of the EU-funded regional…