EU reveals secrets of Black Sea

The Black Sea is among the oldest ones on the planet. Due to the low level of salinity and the relatively cold climate, it is inhabited by half as many living organisms as in the neighbouring southern seas – 5,600 species. There are more than 200 species of fish, including spiny dogfish and rays, dolphins and 30 species of jellyfish. Find out more interesting facts from the book “Secrets of the Black Sea”, which was published with the support of the EU-UNDP project “Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black Sea: Special Measures” (EMBLAS-Plus). Read more

EU helps Ukraine develop new Subsoil Code

Today in Ukraine less than 17% of mineral deposits are exploited. Increasing production requires strategic public policy and transparent regulation of the field. That is why the EU provided financial and expert support to the Government of Ukraine to develop a new Subsoil Code of Ukraine based on best European practices and taking into account Ukrainian realities. Read more

EU funds modernization of Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant training centre

The assertion that human factor in nuclear power plays the decisive role does not require proof. After all, safe operation of nuclear power plants depends, first of all, on competent actions of their personnel. They at Zaporizhia NPP know that very well, and therefore, they do everything possible to improve professional skills of nuclear power specialists. Read more

EU awards grant for development of eco-friendly  production of bearings

The Ukrainian company named “Symbol” launched the manufacture of plain bearings from scrap ferrous metals, replacing traditional bronze. Today’s metallurgy uses mostly bronze bearings, and the production of this nonferrous metal leaves a substantial energy and carbon trace. The manufacture from scrap metals is more economically beneficial and less harmful for public health and the environment. Symbol became a winner of Climate Innovation Vouchers, a grant program from EBRD and the EU implemented in Ukraine by Greencubator. Read more