Yevhen’s story: how one young Ukrainian gained self-belief and capital to start his own business – thanks to EU4Youth
Ukrainian Yevhen Fedyk wanted to start his own company. Entrepreneurship courses gave him confidence, and the grant he won became the starting capital. He received both within the framework of the EU4Youth programme, financed by the European Union.
Cooperation between Ukraine and the EU has opened many opportunities for active citizens. Training courses, projects, fellowships and other activities are helping Ukrainians – particularly women – to realise their dreams and ideas.
How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”
Do you still remember her? The lady with the umbrella. Right next to the piano player. Both of them were standing close to the scurry of mischievous squirrels.
Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on then Richter scale occurs in the Vrancea Mountains, 255 km away from Moldova’s capital city, Chisinau. It causes the collapse of buildings in Cojusna and Ialoveni and the breach of a dam resulting in the flooding of Ghidighici Lake, while a leak at the “Aroma” Factory…
Imagine a 3,000km tourist route stretching from Thessaloniki in Greece to Meghri in Armenia, following in the path of ancient merchants from the shores of the Aegean, along the coast of the Black Sea, all the way to the southernmost point of Armenia.
As the summer approaches, thoughts are increasingly turning to travel. We dream of foreign places and exotic destinations, but how many people are aware of the historic gems hidden in their own back yard, like the stunning medieval fortress of Khotyn nestled in the hills of south-western Ukraine?
What we already have, and what we could have, if we take the issue of tourism development seriously. For the tourism industry, 2017 should be a turning point. The beginning of the year was marked by a truly revolutionary change: unexpectedly, for many, Belarus waived its visa requirement for…