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News from Georgia >>

Georgia: Rural women from Keda municipality participate in international harvest festival in Armenia

Five successful women from the Keda Local Action Group in Georgia recently participated in two international events in neighbouring Armenia thanks to EU support.  More>>

Sustainable management of Machakhela National Park benefits local communities
Journalists from the lead Georgian print and broadcasting media visited the National Park and nearby villages, learning about a complex assistance provided by UNDP and the Global Environmental Fund (GEF).  More>>

Discussing gender equality in local economic development
Over 150 women members of local councils from all regions of Georgia met representatives of the Government, Parliament, civil society and international community at the 5th annual conference of Women Councillors Forum. The participants  More>>

Georgia and EU discuss regional development at conference
On 21 September, the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia organised an international conference to discuss the latest achievements in and perspectives for regional development policy in the country.  More>>

News from Azerbaijan >>

Floating solar plants may appear in Azerbaijan under ADB support
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated $3 million of technical assistance for the development of solar energy in Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan.  More>>

Azerbaijan to implement new project on beekeeping
Implementation of the project for the restoration and development of beekeeping in Azerbaijans Jojug Marjanli village is proceeding quite successfully, Badraddin Hasratov, chairman of Azerbaijan Beekeepers Association, told Trend.  More>>

Youth for Development: a motivational experience helps Azerbaijani students draw solutions to global development challenges
With only several days to go until the third anniversary of the historic new Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, the first Youth Summer School on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was launched in Azerbaijan. Taking place  More>>

EU Delegation initiates beach clean-up campaign in Azerbaijan
On 15 September, on the International Coastal Cleanup Day, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan initiated a coastal clean-up campaign in Azerbaijan.  More>>

News from Armenia >>

Armenia will make kindergartens energy efficient and resilient to earthquakes thanks to EU support
Almost 150 kindergartens in the Armenian capital of Yerevan will benefit from improvements to energy efficiency and resilience to earthquakes by 2020, thanks to EU support. Around 30 kindergartens will be fully renovated, while another  More>>

EU4Energy: Energy Charter assists Armenia in improving policymaking process in energy sector
On 13 September, the Energy Charter Secretariat, together with the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia and the EU Delegation to Armenia, organised a communication workshop in the  More>>

EU supports incorporation of organic agriculture into vocational education and training curriculum in Armenia
On 18 September, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski, participated in an event launching a new organic agriculture module on the curriculum of vocational education and training (VET) institutions in  More>>

International News >>

Global Climate Action Summit Brings Surge of New Commitments and Calls for Increased Government Action
Top UN officials welcomed the outcomes of the Global Climate Action Summit that concluded today in San Francisco, showcasing a surge of climate action and commitments from regions, cities, businesses, investors and civil society; and  More>>

Global Waste to Grow by 70 Percent by 2050 Unless Urgent Action is Taken: World Bank Report
Without urgent action, global waste will increase by 70 percent on current levels by 2050, according to the World Banks new What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050 report.  More>>

Curbing our environmental footprint
Cochin International Airport is the worlds first solar power airport. Its entire operations are powered by solar energy. The biggest and busiest airport of Kerala state in India, and the fourth busiest airport in India in terms of international  More>>

Tackling the worlds most urgent problem: meat
Since prehistoric times, humans have used animals as a rudimentary technology to transform plant biomass into highly valued, nutrient-dense foods, including meat and dairy products. These foods remain an important source of nutrition  More>>

News From CENN >>

With EU support Local Development Strategy was adopted in Keda
Diversification of economic activity in rural areas, development of climate smart agricultural value chain, environmental protection, natural resources management and disaster risk reduction, education, culture, sport and support of youth activities  More>>

Increased Recycling Opportunities in Tbilisi
Tbilisi Green School, on Evgeni Mikeladze Street, and Gulf Gas Station, on Javakheti Street, joined the recycling fever in Tbilisi in August 2018 by establishing waste separation stands on their premises. Once the school year begins, students  More>>

Keda Local Action Group Now Accepts Ideas for the Grants Competition Under EU ENPARD Program
The Keda Local Action Group, together with CENN and Institute of Democracy (IOD) are announcing the first stage of the grants competition 2018-2019 under the EU ENPARD supported project Keda LEADER.  More>>

Austria Continues Supporting the Forestry Sector of Georgia
Austria continues supporting the development of the Georgian forestry sector. For this purpose, a contract between Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and CENN was signed on 21 September, 2018 in the Tbilisi Botanical Garden. The contract  More>>

News from the GEF >>

WEF Impact Summit highlights need to secure the global commons
How can leaders propel action to secure the global commons now? This was the central question for one of the headline sessions, Environmental Stewardship in the Sprint to 2020, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Sustainable Development  More>>





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