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EU-organised workshop on energy performance of buildings to take place in Moldova

18 April 2018
On 26-27 April, experts from Croatia, Germany, Italy and Greece will visit the Republic of Moldova to conduct a workshop on EU best practice and experience in the implementation of EU legislation and standards for the energy performance of buildings. The event has been organised by the European…
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Registration now open for webinar on research and innovation for Eastern Neighbourhood

18 April 2018
The EU-supported project that works to stimulate cooperation between researchers from the EU and its Eastern Partner (EaP) countries has announced a fourth webinar on research and innovation (R&I) for researchers and entrepreneurs from the Eastern Neighbourhood. The webinar will explore the…
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Fourth Euroquiz in Ukraine attracts largest number of participants in the online contest’s history

18 April 2018
The EU Delegation to Ukraine has announced the winners of the fourth Euroquiz, an annual online contest on Europe and the EU, which ran between January and April this year. The contest consisted of five stages and included two categories of questions: one for participants up to the age of 14 and…
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Estonia to share accreditation practices in vocational education and training with Azerbaijan

18 April 2018
On 23-27 April, staff members from the Azerbaijani Accreditation and Nostrification Office will visit Estonia to learn about the country’s practice in accrediting vocational education and training (VET) institutions. The aim of the study visit is to share the Estonian experience and best practice…
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Ukrainian town of Chernivtsi introduces innovative hybrid trolleybuses

18 April 2018
The Ukrainian town of Chernivtsi has begun testing its innovative hybrid trolleybuses. The trolleybuses are equipped with batteries, which ensure they can travel a minimum of 15 km. They are also equipped with air conditioning systems. The new trolleybuses are designed to improve the public…
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EU supports relaunch of ‘EuProstir’ information resource for civil society organisations in Ukraine

17 April 2018
Ukrainian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Gromadskyi Prostir recently relaunched the information resource EuProstir – an online platform for civil society organisations (CSOs) in Ukraine. This website, which the NGO relaunched together with the EU Project for Civil Society Development in…
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Young European Ambassadors reach out to youth in the regions of Moldova

17 April 2018
On 17 April, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from the Republic of Moldova visited the city of Cahul in the south of the country. They met local youth and participated in a public lecture held at the University of Cahul by the European Commission’s Director for the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood,…
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Expert mission on the transposition of EU regulations in the field of aviation

17 April 2018
On 18-20 April, an expert from Austria will visit the Republic of Moldova to support the country’s Civil Aviation Agency in the transposition of EU regulations in the field of Air Traffic Management and Air Navigation Services. The scope of the expert mission will cover the framework regulations…
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Ukrainian towns learn how to improve their energy and climate policies at EU-supported training

17 April 2018
Members of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative participated in a specialised training session in Kyiv on 12-13 April. At the training, representatives of 29 towns learned how to improve their energy and climate policies and attract investment to implement their Sustainable Energy…
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Seven Georgian municipalities join EU initiative for climate and energy action

17 April 2018
Seven Georgian municipalities recently became members of the EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative. The official signing ceremony of the agreement took place in Telavi, Georgia. As a result, the total number of signatories to the EU “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative in Georgia reached…