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Georgia: EU reiterates support for energy efficiency measures during visit

06 August 2018
During her recent visit to Georgia, Katarina Mathernova –the Deputy Head of the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations of the European Commission – visited the Kakheti region, where one of the EU-supported Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Projects is being implemented…
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Moldova: 75 towns and villages have profited from EU support in switching to green energy since 2015

06 August 2018
During the first half of 2018, some 19 new biomass-heating systems and seven solar hot water systems were installed in Moldova thanks to the EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project. The Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova has financed the installation of 77 heating systems to provide heat for a…
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New research and development institution becomes Moldova’s key partner for research and innovation cooperation with the EU

03 August 2018
The newly restructured National Agency for Research and Development of Moldova (NARD) will become the focal point for cooperation between the country’s researchers and their counterparts in EU countries. NARD is to replace the Centre for International Projects (CIP), which was previously Moldova’…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

03 August 2018
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Moldova to host third Eastern Partnership e-infrastructure conference

03 August 2018
On 17-18 October, the Moldovan capital of Chisinau will host the third Eastern Partnership E-Infrastructure Conference (EaPEC 2018). The event will bring together policy makers, research managers and experts on networking and high performance computing for research and education from the EU, its…
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Belarus: EU project helps identify the most bike-friendly company in Minsk

03 August 2018
Between 1 and 31 August, companies working in the Belarusian capital of Minsk will be evaluated to identify which companies are the most bike-friendly. The competition, which is being run as part of the EU-funded Urban Cycling Movement in Belarus project, aims to encourage companies whose staff and…
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Austria to share experience of developing grassroots sport strategy with Georgia

02 August 2018
On 8–9 August, officials from the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Georgia will visit Austria to learn about the country’s experience in the development of a grassroots sports strategy, as well as methods for its implementation and possible problems to be taken into account. The visit is being…
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Music across borders: how technology connects musicians from the EU and its Eastern Neighbourhood

02 August 2018
How can research and education networks connect musicians in different countries so that they can rehearse and perform together? Around 20 network and sound specialists and musicians from four Eastern Partner and three EU countries met at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EAMT) in July to…
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Belarus: EU-supported festival to promote accessible environment for people with disabilities

02 August 2018
On 14–18 August, Naliboсkaja Pushcha, in the Valožyn district of Belarus, will host INФЕСТ festival. Part of the EU-supported “Valožyn without barriers” project, the inclusive event aims to promote the creation of an accessible environment for people with disabilities. The festival will be held on…
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Ukrainian town of Slavutych cuts energy consumption by almost a quarter thanks to EU project

02 August 2018
Two public buildings in the Ukrainian town of Slavutych have been retrofitted to become more energy efficient, thanks to support through the EU’s “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. As a result, the town has cut down its energy consumption by 23% compared to 2014 and reduced…