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Georgia: Telavi Municipality tests energy-efficient equipment funded by EU

17 February 2020
The Georgian village Gulgula in the municipality of Telavi tested energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards. The equipment will ensure the efficient and uninterrupted supply of biomass for heating the municipal kindergartens. The municipality received the…
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EU announces call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities

17 February 2020
The European Commission has published a call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities. The objective is to promote integrated urban development through partnerships between local authorities in the EU Member States and the partner countries. The submission deadline is 27 March 2020, 12…
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EU supports job shadowing opportunities for young women in Armenia

14 February 2020
Young women in Armenia, aged 16–22, have a chance to learn about the various professional areas and career possibilities available in their country. The EU Delegation to Armenia and its partners are marking International Women’s Day 2020 by inviting young girls and women to take part in a job…
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EU-funded competition in Georgia supports fighting sexual harassment

14 February 2020
The project ‘EU Supporting the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality’ and Radio Liberty announced a three-minute film contest on the topic of sexual harassment. The competition is open to professional and amateur filmmakers of all ages, living in Georgia. The purpose of the competition is to…
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Ukrainian electricity system operator fails certification under the Third Energy Package

14 February 2020
The Ukrainian electricity system operator Ukrenergo’s request for certification under the Third Energy Package was not approved. According to the Energy Community Secretariat, Ukrenergo does not own the electricity transmission assets required by Article 9(1) of the Electricity Directive – a…
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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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EU4Energy holds a workshop on certifying Moldova’s electricity transmission system operator

13 February 2020
On 12 February, a workshop took place in Chișinău, the Republic of Moldova, to discuss the certification and unbundling of the electricity transmission system operator Moldelectrica, and the general developments in the country’s energy market. The event was organised under the EU4Energy programme…
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Covenant of Mayors Signatories to discuss EU-supported programs in Belarus

12 February 2020
On 20 February, the city of Polack will host the second meeting of the Covenant of Mayors Signatories in Belarus, as part of the EU-funded project Covenant of Mayors East. The meeting will gather donors, and representatives of international financial organisations and ministries to discuss planned…
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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…
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Opportunity for Eastern Neighbourhood: register for Civil Society Hackathon

11 February 2020
Civil society activists, web designers and tech professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine will have a chance to participate in the 2020 Eastern Partnership Civil Society Hackathon that will be organised on 3–5 April in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv…