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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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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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Young Ukrainians present business ideas during EU4Youth entrepreneurship training

14 February 2020
Young people taking part in an EU4Youth entrepreneurship course presented their business ideas during a rehearsal presentation in Kyiv on 12 February. The participants are are coming to the end of the entrepreneurship training course, during which they had a chance to improve their skills on…
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Belarus: new steps towards youth employment with EU support

14 February 2020
Disadvantaged young people took part in a career guidance visit to the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 10 February, organised under the EU4Youth project. During the tour, young people saw what a satellite looks like, modern drones, and a model of a nuclear power plant in Belarus. They…
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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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Young European Ambassadors to organise Opportunity Space conference in Minsk

13 February 2020
On 16 February, around 100 young people will gather for a conference in the Belarusian capital Minsk to discuss education and volunteering opportunities in the EU and the Eastern partner countries. The conference, titled Opportunity Space, is organised by the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs)…
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Launching a business in Belarus with help of EU4Youth

13 February 2020
On 6 February, a business training was held in Bialyničy in Belarus, aimed at socially vulnerable youth and organised as part of the EU4Youth: fostering potential for greater employability project. During the training, participants discussed their business ideas and the needs of people in the…