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EU supports green finance in Georgia

11 December 2019
On 10 December, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched its new Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) programme in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Green Economy Financing Facility will be co-financed by the EBRD, Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance and Green Climate Fund. The…
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Romania to share experience on customs clearance of non-commercial goods and vehicles with Azerbaijan

11 December 2019
On 11–13 December, three experts from the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan will visit Romania. The aim of the visit is to familiarise the participants with EU experience and best practice on the registration, temporary importation/exportation and clearance of means of transport crossing the…
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Georgia: EU supports environmental protection and disaster risk reduction in Khulo municipality

11 December 2019
In November, the Georgian municipality of Khulo hosted a training session on environmental protection and disaster risk reduction. Supported by the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), the training programme was aimed at representatives from the natural…
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Azerbaijan: EU provides laboratory equipment to detect industrial chemicals and pesticides in water

11 December 2019
On 10 December, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan and the EU opened the newly renovated laboratory centre of the National Environmental Monitoring Department in the country’s capital Baku. The EU, though its “European Union Water Initiative Plus for Eastern Partnership…
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Ukraine: EU equips radioactive waste storages with modern monitoring system

10 December 2019
The EU has helped install an automated system for environmental radiation monitoring at 45 radioactive waste storage facilities in the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Lviv and Odesa. The system will allow radiation conditions to be monitored and documented, and help to identify radiation…
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Round table on energy-efficient housing by Energy Efficiency Fund in Ukraine

09 December 2019
On 5 December, a round table on "Quality Assurance in the Design and Implementation of Energy Efficiency Measures in Apartment Buildings" took place in Kyiv, Ukraine. The representatives of the Ministry of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine, the Energy Efficiency Fund, and various…
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BIOsens wins Expo 2020 competition with green energy device

09 December 2019
A Ukrainian start-up, BIOsens, became the winner of one of the most prestigious competitions in green energy, the Expo Live’s Innovation Impact Grant in the framework of the Expo 2020 Dubai. The company also won the EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Climate Innovation…
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Azerbaijan participates in Energy Community Regulatory Board meeting

05 December 2019
On 4 December, the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) held a meeting in Athens, Greece to discuss the work programme for 2020. During the meeting, the ECBR welcomed the involvement of the Azerbaijan Energy Regulatory Agency, which took part in plenary discussions for the first time. Among…
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Azerbaijan: EU provides equipment to detect chemicals and pesticides in water

05 December 2019
On 10 December, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan and the EU will celebrate the opening of the newly renovated laboratory centre of the National Environmental Monitoring Department in the country’s capital Baku. The laboratory has recently installed new equipment provided…
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Conference on energy saving measures in the housing sector in Belarus

05 December 2019
On 3 December, a conference on improving the quality of housing and communal services took place in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. The conference was attended by representatives of communal services and local authorities from all over the country. The event was organised as part of the EU-…