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Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership launches in Belarus

11 July 2018
The Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P), a multi-donor fund of which the EU is one of the main contributors, was officially launched in the Belarusian capital Minsk on 10 July. The fund will provide up to €17 million in grant support to municipal projects across the…
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Ukraine to host European film festival

11 July 2018
On 12 July – 31 August, the second “Arthouse Clubs” European film festival will take place in Ukraine. A network of cinemas and art clubs in cities across the country have been invited to offer cinema complexes for non-commercial screenings of European films. To be able to show European films as…
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Partnership Priorities between the EU and Azerbaijan reinforce the bilateral agenda

11 July 2018
On 11 July, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, marked the end of negotiations of the EU-Azerbaijan Partnership Priorities in the presence of President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and the President of Azerbaijan,…
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Ukraine: EU assists habitants living in proximity to the Chornobyl exclusion zone

11 July 2018
On 9 July, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and representatives from the EU Delegation to Ukraine visited Ivankiv district, located near the Chornobyl nuclear power plant exclusion zone in Ukraine. They presented the results of a four-year EU-supported project, which aimed to improve the…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern Partner countries

11 July 2018
Almost half of all citizens (46%) in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 2 percentage points on the 2017 figure – while just 13% have a negative perception. 63% believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good, with citizens of Georgia…
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OPEN Media Hub: New production support funding for investigative journalism in Eastern Neighbourhood

10 July 2018
TV and online video journalists from the six countries in the Eastern Neighbourhood region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are invited to apply for new funding to produce investigative stories on topics that are of importance in their country: corruption…
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Azerbaijan: Third EuroSchool – call for applications

10 July 2018
Young people from Azerbaijan are invited to take part in the third edition of the EuroSchool in one of the country’s regions from 28-30 August 2018. The respective call for applications has been recently announced by the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan. Participants will have a chance, in an…
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EU supports project to improve urban road safety in Ukraine

10 July 2018
Five major cities in Ukraine, including its capital of Kyiv, will benefit from a new loan of €75 million provided by European Investment Bank (EIB) to invest in the country’s road safety. Investments will also encourage a shift to a more environmentally friendly public transport system and…
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EU and European Bank of Reconstruction and Development support renewal of public transport in Ukraine

10 July 2018
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the modernisation of public transport in Ukraine with a loan of up to €13 million, which will be used to bring 72 low-floor trolleybuses to the city of Mariupol. The loan will be fully secured by a municipal guarantee and…
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Ukraine summarises results of EU-supported campaign to raise awareness about phosphate pollution in Dnieper river basin

10 July 2018
On 7 July, Ukraine celebrated the International Day of the Dnieper River, the third largest river in Europe. On this day, the EU-funded “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+ East) project summarised the results of a social media campaign entitled “Cleaner Dnieper…