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.
A Ukrainian, Yana Barysheva, fled the war zone and started a small business on peaceful territory. Her participation in the EU4Yоuth programme: "Better Skills for Better Future" helped her small business to become more resilient.
Ukrainian IT specialist Anna Krys and her team have developed PROVIDNYK, an interactive map to help people with limited mobility to live fuller and more active lives. The innovation was recognised with an award from the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility.
Karyna Litvinova is a fellow of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Programme. She is a member of the E-Democracy Support Group the 'Reanimation Package of Reforms' and a co-author of an online course on digital social activism. Karyna is also the editor-in-chief of the…
Fleeing from war and starting a business: Stories of internally displaced persons who founded their businesses with EU support - part II
On 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the Declaration celebrates its 70th anniversary. Among the fundamental rights claimed in the Declaration is the right to an adequate standard of living.
Fleeing from war and starting a business: Stories of internally displaced persons who founded their businesses with EU support - part I
What difficulties people, who were forced to leave their own homes due to hostilities, encountered? Where they found strength to open their own businesses and how EU helped them? On 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year,…
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.
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…
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?
An alternative to emigration: is it realistic to get students with European degrees to come back to Ukraine?
These days, European students and researchers have been celebrating a special anniversary – 30 years of the EU’s Erasmus programme, which has given generations of students the opportunity to study at foreign universities. Over the last decade, this programme has been accessible to Ukrainians as…