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EU supports modernisation of administrative service centres in Ukraine

18 February 2020
A total of 9.5 million Ukrainians, mostly residents of small cities and ‘amalgamated hromadas’ (a type of united territorial communities), will now receive services in modern administrative centres, thanks to the EU-funded programme U-LEAD with Europe. The EU programme is expected to establish…
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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 and Ukraine sign €25 million programme for e-governance and digital economy

17 February 2020
On 11 February, the EU and Ukraine signed an agreement for a new €25 million programme supporting e-governance and the digital economy in Ukraine. The agreement was signed by the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, and the EU Commissioner for…
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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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Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement visits Ukraine

13 February 2020
The EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Olivér Várhelyi visited Ukraine this week. On 12 February, the Commissioner met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko. They agreed to work together on a number of priorities to…
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EU supports Community Safety Strategy in different regions of Ukraine

13 February 2020
The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine supports the implementation of the Community Safety Strategy in different regions of the country. The strategy aims to tackle the most urgent local public safety issues through coordinated planning and response by local law enforcement…
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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…