Sevan ‘seagulls’ help tourists find attractions in the city

Sevan ‘seagulls’ help tourists find attractions in the city

07 May 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reduced the number of foreign tourists in Armenia. However, the locals of the city of Sevan in the Gegharkunik region of Armenia are still trying to attract local tourists, and now the city’s residents are preparing for the summer holiday season.
“Pray because tomorrow will be the end of the world”: how an activist from Vinnytsia fights fake news on COVID-19

“Pray because tomorrow will be the end of the world”: how an activist from Vinnytsia fights fake news on COVID-19

05 May 2021
Oksana Yatsiuk, a civic activist from Vinnytsia, has proposed an idea to establish self-help groups to counter COVID-19 disinformation. To set up the groups, Oksana focused on her personal and information security training experience.
Experts reveal how fake news damage public health

Experts reveal how fake news damage public health

03 May 2021
What are fake news and why are they dangerous for the public? Why is the COVID-19 pandemic so often the target of media manipulations? How can you distinguish between misinformation and truth? How can you protect yourself from fake news in general?
How to identify fake news – advice from Magda Gugulashvili and Zura Balanchivadze

How to identify fake news – advice from Magda Gugulashvili and Zura Balanchivadze

03 May 2021
“5G Internet was created to spread coronavirus”, “Anti-COVID-19 vaccines cause infertility”, “The virus was artificially produced to exterminate humankind” – these are just a few of the conspiracy theories doing the rounds over the past year.
“In fact, disinformation kills. That's what the pandemic has shown us”. Lilia Zaharia and Dorin Galben, in a podcast about disinformation

“In fact, disinformation kills. That's what the pandemic has shown us”. Lilia Zaharia and Dorin Galben, in a podcast about disinformation

03 May 2021
On social media and in many media outlets, a whole range of fake news are disseminated daily, designed to manipulate us, mislead us and reduce the trust we still have in the media.
EU help to build trade and weather the pandemic: the Armenian business selling dried fruit to the world while supporting the community

EU help to build trade and weather the pandemic: the Armenian business selling dried fruit to the world while supporting the community

03 May 2021
When Arkady Khachikyan gave up his career as a teacher, he saw it as much more than just a bold career shift. A new university graduate, Khachikyan decided to move from the capital Yerevan to the historic Armenian town of Yervandashat, where his family had long been involved in dried fruit…
The second year of COVID-19 in Azerbaijan: fake news versus real problems

The second year of COVID-19 in Azerbaijan: fake news versus real problems

03 May 2021
On 3 May, most countries in the world, including Azerbaijan, celebrate World Press Freedom Day. This year, the slogan of the event is “Information as a public good”.  
‘I kept going’ – supporting persons with disabilities during the pandemic

‘I kept going’ – supporting persons with disabilities during the pandemic

13 April 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has left a deep mark on the world, especially in the area of peoples’ socialisation. To fight against this and to provide support, the European Union implements a number of projects.
To heal better: how the EU helps Brest Regional Children's Hospital

To heal better: how the EU helps Brest Regional Children's Hospital

07 April 2021
Since November 2020, the Brest Regional Children's Hospital in Belarus no longer uses oxygen tanks – there is a modern oxygen station now. Moreover, the hospital has a new ambulance and five new ventilators.
When art is the key to vulnerable children

When art is the key to vulnerable children

15 March 2021
They come mostly from rural areas, and they are vulnerable children: they have slight intellectual disabilities, motion or neurological disorders, behavioural and emotional problems. They come from social-risk, or refugee families.