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Moldova: Beekeepers on both banks of Dniester to receive access to high-quality genetic material

02 December 2020
The first mobile laboratory for breeding and artificial insemination of honeybee queens has been opened on the left bank of the river Dniester. The initiative was implemented by the Beekeepers’ Association in cooperation with the National Association of Beekeepers of Moldova and international…
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Ukraine: EU report notes progress in reform agenda but challenges remain

02 December 2020
On 2 December, the EU published its annual Association Implementation Report on Ukraine. The report outlines Ukraine's implementation of reforms under the EU–Ukraine Association Agreement over the past year. It is being published ahead of the informal meeting of the members of the EU-Ukraine…
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Georgia takes part in European Researchers’ Night

02 December 2020
On 27 November, for the first time Georgia joined 29 other countries in celebrating European Researchers’ Night – a Europe-wide event that brings researchers closer to the general public. Since 2005, European Researchers’ Night has helped to promote science and innovation through large-scale…
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EU4Environment event to focus on eco modernisation of Ukrainian industry

02 December 2020
On 16 December, the ‘EU4Environment action’ project will organise an online conference on resource efficiency as a steppingstone to facilitate the transition to a circular economy in Ukraine. The event will mark the end of the eight-year project, which has facilitated the establishment of a…
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EU and Ukrainian officials discuss energy, climate action and green recovery

02 December 2020
On 30 November, two major online events dedicated to energy, the environment and climate change took place in Ukraine, bringing together high-level EU and Ukrainian government officials, as well as companies and key stakeholders. The high-level discussion was followed by a webinar titled ‘Turning…
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Cyber Week 2020 in Moldova: EU supports development of strong cybersecurity infrastructure

01 December 2020
Between 25 and 27 November, the Republic of Moldova hosted the eighth edition of Cyber Week. The event’s theme was ‘Developing a strong cybersecurity infrastructure’. Cyber week was co-organised by the ‘EU4Digital cybersecurity east’ project and the International Telecommunication Union. The event…
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Ukraine: EU and EBRD help to make over 43,000 homes more energy efficient

01 December 2020
Thanks to loans provided through the ‘IQ energy’ programme, homeowners in Ukraine have been able to make their houses more energy efficient and reduce their energy consumption by half. ‘IQ energy’ was developed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and it was supported by…
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EU4Youth launches social innovation grant competition in three municipalities of Georgia

01 December 2020
On 1 December, the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) as part of the EU4Youth project on ‘Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development (SEED) for Green Growth in Borderline Regions’, launches a grant competition for Ninotsminda, Gori and Akhmeta municipalities of Georgia. The following…
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EU4Environment helps entrepreneurs in Moldova become greener and reduce costs

01 December 2020
The EU4Environment initiative has developed a platform that provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Republic of Moldova with information on how they can improve their resource efficiency and environmental performance, increasing their competitiveness by reducing their costs. The…
The von der Leyen Commission – one year on

The von der Leyen Commission – one year on

01 December 2020
On Tuesday 1 December, the von der Leyen Commission marks one year since it took office on 1 December 2019. With the mandate received from the European Council and the European Parliament, we have put forward a set of ambitious goals for Europe's future: climate neutrality by 2050; making the 2020s…