Learning by playing: how the EU supports early development of children in the villages of Azerbaijan

Learning by playing: how the EU supports early development of children in the villages of Azerbaijan

31 March 2020
Children aged 3 to 6 years go through one of the most important stages of their development: they develop memory and thinking, their psyche and character are formed.
Josep Borrell and Olivér Várhelyi: An Eastern Partnership that delivers for all

Josep Borrell and Olivér Várhelyi: An Eastern Partnership that delivers for all

26 March 2020
In this challenging time, marked by the coronavirus outbreak, we can see how important international cooperation is. Over the last decade, the Eastern Partnership has brought concrete benefits for people across the European Union’s eastern neighbourhood.
Belarus: The people of Kamieniec in safer hands thanks to new EU-funded fire station

Belarus: The people of Kamieniec in safer hands thanks to new EU-funded fire station

25 March 2020
Ever since the old fire station of the Kamieniec Fire Brigade in Belarus was declared unsafe and demolished in 2017, the local firefighters have been down on their luck.
From achievements in sport to achievements in politics: How EU-supported project helps women in Azerbaijan realise their dreams

From achievements in sport to achievements in politics: How EU-supported project helps women in Azerbaijan realise their dreams

23 March 2020
Dilara Aliyeva won her first sports competition in running when she was 12 years old. But her real passion has always been football, and her ultimate dream was to become a football manager.
Fighting bias against women in the labour market in Belarus

Fighting bias against women in the labour market in Belarus

13 March 2020
Belarusian women are legally limited in their choice of occupation, and on top of that they often face a glass ceiling in their careers. 
EU4Energy Babushka

EU4Energy Babushka’s tips on how to be more energy efficient

13 March 2020
The EU supports energy efficiency measures through the EU4Energy programme. EU4Energy addresses energy supply, security and connectivity issues in the Eastern partner countries, and promotes the use of renewable energy sources.
Dreamer and fighter Ulviyya Babayeva on overcoming gender stereotypes in rural Azerbaijan with EU’s support

Dreamer and fighter Ulviyya Babayeva on overcoming gender stereotypes in rural Azerbaijan with EU’s support

03 March 2020
Ulviyya Babayeva was born and raised in a remote village in the district of Barda, Azerbaijan, 260 km west of Baku, not far from the frontline zone.
Eastern Partnership start-ups at ClimateLaunchpad event

Eastern Partnership start-ups showcase cleantech innovations at ClimateLaunchpad event

28 February 2020
On 14 and 15 November, the 2019 Global Final of the world’s largest green business ideas competition was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Known as ClimateLaunchpad, the EU-supported competition recognises companies with the greatest potential to combat the global climate crisis through their…
“Do not be afraid to follow your dreams”: Ayla Akhmedova on the Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia

“Do not be afraid to follow your dreams”: Ayla Akhmedova on the Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia

27 February 2020
Ayla Akhmedova was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan, and has always dreamt of getting an international education.
Small children – big problems: EU supports initiative for creating safe home environment for children in Belarus

Small children – big problems: EU supports initiative for creating safe home environment for children in Belarus

18 February 2020
Every year, about 150 Belarusian children die as a result of accidents, most often due to parental neglect.