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Energy Community meets to reaffirm political commitment for adoption of 2030 energy and climate targets

25 February 2021
On 24 February, the 6th Energy and Climate Committee (ECC) meeting of the Energy Community took place, bringing together more than 100 participants, including national ministers and leadership from the energy and climate departments at the European Commission, to reaffirm political commitment for…
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Rescuers in eastern Ukraine receive large supply of disinfection equipment from EU

25 February 2021
The European Union, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, has provided a large consignment of decontamination equipment to the rescue units of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES) in Donetsk, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia oblasts. The new equipment,…
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European Union urges all parties in Georgia to come together to find common ground

25 February 2021
Following the arrest of Nikanor Melia, chairperson of Georgia’s largest opposition party, the United National Movement, political polarisation in the country has regrettably further deepened, the European Union said in a statement issued on 25 February. “This polarisation risks undermining Georgia…
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Moldova: EU-funded project to raise awareness among youth about discrimination and hate speech

25 February 2021
The EU is funding a new project to raise awareness among young people in Moldova about discrimination and hate speech. The project began in February and will last until July 2020. It is implemented by the "MilleniuM" Training and Development Institute (Moldova). The NGO will organise a Training…
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‘Jobs go to those who have the right skills’ – European Training Foundation study highlights skills and labour markets in the European neighbourhood

25 February 2021
Jobs in manufacturing, construction, and agriculture are those most at risk of automation and digitalisation, according to a new study by the European Training Foundation (ETF) ‘Changing skills for a changing world’, published on 24 February. The first of its kind focusing on the European…
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New EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change adopted to build climate-resilient future

24 February 2021
The European Commission adopted today a new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, setting out the pathway to prepare for the unavoidable impacts of climate change. From deadly heatwaves and devastating droughts, to decimated forests and coastlines eroded by rising sea levels, climate change…
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EU toolkit for school teachers to spot and fight disinformation

24 February 2021
The EU Learning Corner has launched a new toolkit to ‘Spot and fight disinformation’. With this toolkit, secondary school teachers can help their students separate what is real from what is fake when they are browsing online. The toolkit explains what disinformation is, how it works and how you…
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EU-funded Open Source Intelligence training for civilian security sector in Ukraine

24 February 2021
The EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) has conducted the first webinar on open source and social media intelligence for Ukraine’s civilian security sector managers. The workshop opens the EUAM flagship training programme ‘Leading the Change’, which reflects the growing importance of internet tools in the…
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Methane Mondays from Energy Community to tackle harmful leakages and emissions

24 February 2021
The Energy Community Secretariat is launching its monthly Methane Mondays webinar series with the first event scheduled for 1 March. As methane is second only to carbon dioxide in its impact on the climate, the Secretariat will seek to improve Energy Community stakeholders’ knowledge about the…
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EU4Skills to introduce digital technologies and tools into vocational education in Ukraine

24 February 2021
The EU-funded EU4Skills programme, together with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (MoES) and Microsoft Ukraine, has presented a plan to introduce digital technologies and tools into vocational education and training (VET). The programme will support the provision of IT equipment to…