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European Sustainable Energy Week 2018 launched in Moldova

07 June 2018
On 6 June, EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) was launched in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau. The launch event took place in the Public Garden of Chisinau. As part of EUSEW, various events will be taking place until 10 June. Moldovan residents will have the chance to visit exhibitions, round…
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European Sustainable Energy Week 2018 focuses on clean energy transition

06 June 2018
EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2018 is taking place from 4 to 8 June. The theme this year is 'Lead the clean energy transition'. EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, opened the policy conference on 5 June in Brussels, which was followed by the annual EU…
Best practices from the EU neighbourhood at European Development Days

Best practices from the EU neighbourhood at European Development Days

06 June 2018
As the only EU Agency involved directly in external relations, the European Training Foundation (ETF) is taking an active role at the European Development Days (EDDs) – the ‘Davos for development’ organised by the European Commission. In line with the 2018 topic – Women and Girls at the Forefront…
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New EU project to protect electoral rights of Ukrainians

06 June 2018
One year ahead of the presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine, the EU has announced the launch of a project aimed at protecting the electoral rights of the country’s citizens. Entitled “Electoral Reform to Strengthen the Power of Agents of Change and Support Public Dialogue”, the…
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EU supports intelligence-led policing in Georgia

06 June 2018
On 6 June, the EU donated 540 tablets to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) to strengthen its capacities in developing intelligence-led policing and crime prevention in the country. This technical equipment will help the Georgian authorities to streamline information management…
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Ukraine: Coffee prepared with solar power served at launch of EU Sustainable Energy Week

06 June 2018
On 3 June, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine and Chernivtsi City Council launched EU Sustainable Energy Week, which is taking place in Ukraine for the eighth consecutive year. A specialised “Smart City” area was designed for visitors, where they were offered the chance to taste…
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Five Ukrainian companies to receive European funding for energy-efficient innovations

06 June 2018
Five Ukrainian companies have been selected by the Climate Innovation Vouchers Program, a joint programme of the European Union (EU) and the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), to develop technologies aiming at increasing energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. The total…
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EU to help improve solid waste management in the Ukrainian city of Lviv

06 June 2018
The western Ukrainian municipality of Lviv will receive a financing package of up to €35 million to address long-standing solid waste management issues. In doing so, it becomes the first Ukrainian city to join the Green Cities Framework run by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (…
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EU marks World Environment Day in Georgian capital of Tbilisi

06 June 2018
On 5 June, World Environment Day, the EU Delegation to Georgia reached out to the country’s citizens to raise awareness for the protection of the environment. EU Ambassador Janos Herman spoke at public event organised by the Georgian Alliance for Safe Roads. “I encourage all of us to take action…
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Belarus: EU supports opening of Green Bike Ring – a unique cycling route in Minsk

05 June 2018
On 3 June, amateur cyclists, urban activists, journalists and anyone interested in seeing the new green bicycle trails in Belarus attended the opening of the ‘Green Bike Ring of Minsk’ cycling route. The presentation of the new cycling route has been organised as part of the EU-funded “…