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Ukraine: Slavutych shares its energy efficiency experience with Covenant of Mayors signatories

19 June 2019
From 19 to 21 June, the city of Slavutych in Ukraine will host a visit of representatives of five signatory cities of the “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative, financed by the EU. Representatives of Bucha, Koziatin, Novogrodivka, Olevsk and Pokrovsk will gain experience in developing and…
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Armenia: New solar power plant to be built in Vayots Dzor thanks to EU

18 June 2019
On 18 June, the groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar power plant in Gladzor, Vayots Dzor region of Armenia, was held as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week. The power plant will be built in the framework of the EU-funded project “Enhancing SME Competitiveness through Promotion and Wider Use…
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Workshop in Ukraine: EU supports monitoring of surface water in Eastern Neighbourhood

18 June 2019
On 3 June, the European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) project organised a workshop in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, focusing on the monitoring of surface water. The event was attended by participants from Belarus and Ukraine, who studied sampling methods…
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EU opens European Alley of Trees in Armenia

18 June 2019
On 16 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia opened a European Alley of Trees at Ashotsk Ski Centre, which is located in the country’s province of Shirak. A total of 45 birch trees and 45 ash trees were planted, creating the first alley of its kind in Armenia. According to the EU, this action will…
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Georgian Shilda winery announced winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for EaP

18 June 2019
The European Union has announced the winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern partnership at the Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 18 June. The winner of the first edition of the Award is the energy efficient Shilda winery from Georgia. Founded in 2014, the Shilda winery is located…
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EU-funded project to help save vulnerable rodents in Belarus

17 June 2019
A new EU-supported project recently presented in Belarus will focus on searching for rodents in 19 districts of the country. A new rescue team consisting of representatives from charitable organisations will work to identify accurate data on the numbers of certain rodent species as part of an…
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Belarus: Results of EU Water Initiative showcased at youth festival in Minsk

17 June 2019
The European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) project shared EU experience and knowledge on the protection and efficient use of water resources during a youth festival in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on 9 June. The EUWI+ project held a stand featuring information…
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EU’s largest agriculture and rural development programme in Georgia discusses youth migration and addressing climate change

14 June 2019
On 10 June, stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) in Georgia gathered to discuss the establishment of a network of demonstration plots and a working group on climate smart agriculture. The meeting aimed to…
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#EU4Energy photo competition: The future of energy

13 June 2019
Take part in the #EU4Energy photo competition between 17th and 23rd June for the chance to win an electric scooter. Who can participate? The contest is open to citizens over the age of 18 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. How to participate? What…
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Armenia: European Alley of Trees to open in Shirak province

13 June 2019
On 16 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia will open a European Alley of Trees at Ashotsk Ski Centre, which is located in the country’s province of Shirak. The unique development will see lines of 45 birch trees and 45 ash trees planted at the centre. According to the EU, this action will…