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New biogas plant to be built in Ukraine

03 December 2018
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a senior loan of €25 million to “PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct” (MHP), a Ukrainian producer of poultry meat, grain and animal feed. The loan will be used to construct and put into operation a biogas plant in the town of Ladyzhyn…
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New funds released for energy efficiency projects in Ukraine

03 December 2018
The Ukraine Residential Energy Efficiency Financing Facility is to receive additional funds to support better use of energy in the country. The funds will benefit the IQ Energy programme, which is designed to promote energy efficiency investments. It is supported by loans from the European Bank for…
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EU on presidential elections in Georgia

03 December 2018
“We extend our congratulations to Salome Zurabishvili on her election as President of Georgia, and look forward to cooperate closely with her in the future,” said the Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Carl Hartzell, following the presidential elections in the country last week. “We…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

30 November 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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EU4Business: Women Entrepreneurs Club expands to Armenia’s regions

30 November 2018
The first regional Women Entrepreneurs Club (WE Club) has been launched in Goris, in the Syunik Region of Armenia, with the support of EU4Business and the EU-SMEDA (Support to SME Development in Armenia) project. Local businesswomen, as well as men, gathered to discuss the business-related…
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EU approves disbursement of €500 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to Ukraine

30 November 2018
On 30 November, the European Commission, on behalf of the EU, approved the disbursement of the first €500 million of the new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme to Ukraine. With this disbursement, the total MFA extended to Ukraine by the EU since 2014 will reach €3.3 billion, the largest…
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Armenia: 15 start-ups win EU grants

30 November 2018
On 27 November, the “EU4Business Science and Technology Entrepreneurship” (EU4Business STEP2) grant competition presented its winners. Fifteen start-up teams were selected out of 29 shortlisted teams following a tough two-day competition and pitching in front of a professional jury and mentors.…
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EU helps Ukraine build three nuclear waste disposal facilities

29 November 2018
The EU, in partnership with the State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management has completed two projects worth €1.75 million to support the commissioning and licensing of three radioactive waste disposal facilities. The projects also helped develop a design for the construction of a new…
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Federica Mogherini: “EU expresses its utmost concern about the dangerous increase of tensions in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait”

29 November 2018
“The EU expresses its utmost concern about the dangerous increase of tensions in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait in recent days which has led to the seizure of Ukrainian vessels and their crews by Russia and shots being fired at them, wounding several Ukrainian servicemen,” said EU High…
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Moldova: EU funding brings smart street lighting system to Ocnita

29 November 2018
A new smart and energy-efficient public lighting system has been installed in Ocnita, Republic of Moldova, thanks to the EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. More than 380 LED lamps have been installed in 27 streets in Ocnita, including the areas around the town’s…