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.  
The woman that set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women. Entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her

Moldova: The woman who set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women, with EU support

31 January 2020
Young entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her. She was very young when she stepped into the harsh world of business. With ambition, perseverance and hard work, she managed to open a uniform manufacturing company and created 15 jobs for 15 women…
Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

30 January 2020
In EU countries, gender equality is a core value. Women are supported in their rights linked to equal economic independence, equal pay, equality in decision-making, ending gender-based violence, and tackling gender stereotyping. In Ukraine, the EU supports projects focused on protecting women…
How to attract young people in Belarus to science education

How to attract young people in Belarus to science education

29 January 2020
With the EU's support, Polack State University is taking part in an international Horizon2020 project to attract young people to the exact sciences.
Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

10 January 2020
A new development project in the field of self-employment and small businesses has recently been launched in Hlybokaje District, in the Viciebsk Region of Belarus. The new ‘Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovations Promotion and Support’ is implemented as part of the EU initiative Mayors for…
Water, sanitation and hygiene in Georgia: Standard implementation in a multiethnic population

Water, sanitation and hygiene in Georgia: Standard implementation in a multiethnic population

30 December 2019
“Once a week, sometimes twice, a car would come with water, and we stood in a line with our vessels. We might have got water, or maybe not. The water was arriving in cisterns for 28 years and was very expensive. Moreover, we had to carry water from far away to wash clothes or dishes, and this was…
How do regions reduce greenhouse gas emissions and what is the economic effect?

How do regions reduce greenhouse gas emissions and what is the economic effect?

20 December 2019
By joining the EU initiative ‘Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy’, Belarusian regions are innovating and improving their energy efficiency. But what did the modernisation of the public baths in Hlybokaje and the boiler facilities in Brest mean for the cities?
ClimateLaunchpad: Young inventors from Baku at the climate and energy start-up competition in Amsterdam

ClimateLaunchpad: Young inventors from Baku at the climate and energy start-up competition in Amsterdam

20 December 2019
This year, two young inventors from Azerbaijan reached the final of an international competition for cleantech start-ups, ClimateLaunchpad, held in Amsterdam in mid-November.
Sitara Ibragimbeyli and her film Terpsichore: How the EU supports gender equality in Azerbaijan

Sitara Ibragimbeyli and her film Terpsichore: How the EU supports gender equality in Azerbaijan

11 December 2019
Efforts in the field of gender equality are one of the integral elements of the European Union's work in Azerbaijan. Many projects are being implemented in this direction throughout the country.
How could an energy efficient medical centre look better and cost less?

How could an energy efficient medical centre look better and cost less?

29 November 2019
Located in Tbilisi, Innova Medical Centre became significantly more energy efficient thanks to grant support from the EU, which the company received as cashback through the EBRD’s Energocredit credit line from the bank Bank of Georgia. The medical centre now saves more than 50% of its energy,…