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New renewable energy technologies presented by Ukrainian start-ups

30 July 2019
Two Ukrainian start-ups presented their ideas at the ‘Green Innovators, Wake Up!’ media event, organised in Kyiv by Greencubator. Yevgen Erik, СEO of SolarGaps - Solar Panel Window Blinds, presented the plans for a green, zero-harm emissions factory that the company is planning to build in Ukraine…
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EU expects case against co-founders of Georgian bank to be transparent

30 July 2019
On 25 July, Carlo Natale, Chargé d´Affaires at the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, responded on behalf of the EU on the case against the Georgian co-founders of TBC Bank. ‘It is vital that the case brought against TBC Bank co-founders Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze, several…
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President of Georgia joins Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency

30 July 2019
President Salomé Zourabichvili of Georgia has joined an International Energy Agency high-level global commission that is studying how to quickly speed up energy efficiency progress through new and stronger policy action. Ms Zourabichvili, who took office as Georgia’s President in December 2018,…
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EU summarises results of project that supported the first inclusive coffee shop and bakery in Armenia

29 July 2019
On 19 July, the Armenian city of Gyumri hosted the closing ceremony of the EU-supported “First Inclusive Bakery and Coffee Shop in Gyumri” project. The project helped to establish “Aregak”, the very first barrier-free, inclusive coffee shop and bakery in the country. Opened in September 2018, the…
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Azerbaijan: EuroSchool 2019 – call for applications

29 July 2019
Young people from Azerbaijan are invited to take part in the third edition of the EuroSchool, taking place from 27 to 29 August 2019, in one of the country’s regions. The respective call for applications was recently announced by the EU Delegation to the country. Participants will have a chance to…
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EU opens structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership

29 July 2019
On 26 July, the EU announced that it has opened a broad and inclusive structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). According to the EU, the strengthened cooperation between the EU, its Member States, and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the…
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Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission helps increase efficiency of police and reduce corruption risks

29 July 2019
The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has donated 70 mobile printers to the National Police of Ukraine in Odesa to support efforts to increase the efficiency of police officers who work to reduce road traffic accidents and potential corruption risks. According to the EUAM, the mobile printers…
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European Commission takes action against Member States for not respecting EU energy rules

29 July 2019
The European Commission has referred Belgium to the EU Court for failing to comply with EU rules on electricity and gas markets. It has also referred Italy for its failure to transpose EU rules on protection against radiation. These decisions follow an insufficient response from the Member States…
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Nominees for the Energy Charter Award 2019

29 July 2019
This year, the Energy Charter Secretariat has received two nominations for the Energy Charter Award. The Award was introduced in 2013 in order to recognise the outstanding role of individuals and entities in the development of the Energy Charter Process. The first recipient of the award was the…
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Winner of #EU4Energy photo competition received his prize from EU Ambassador to Armenia

26 July 2019
The winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition “The future of energy” Hrant Sahakyan received his prize – an electric scooter, directly from the Head of the Delegation of European Union to Armenia Piotr Świtalski. The winning picture shows a solar power plant in the mountains of Armenia. “I am…