ENI CBC project is the winner of Interreg Project Slam

  From Tokyo to Paris in the blink of an eye, a journey to the birth of the Solar system and exploring heart beating in 3D – the virtual reality transforms an ordinary classroom into a place for excitement, fun and interesting learning experiences for the students. The project “Virtual Reality Unites Carpathians”, funded by […]

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The good legacy of a nightmare

SUCEAVA – Transport from the border, accommodation and hot meals, translation and counselling services, hauling and distribution of donations, even a solidarity shop: when it comes to the Ukrainian refugees, the Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava (Romania) has been involved in the crisis from all sides, with all its authority, through all its human […]

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A place to offer kids a new beginning

SUCEAVA – Back to the future. As other projects overturned by the war, also SMART4YOUTH has resumed normal activities, and on 21-23 September a “film festival” will feature the videos produced by Romanian and Ukrainian youngsters after attending project’s workshops. At the same time, partners don’t let go of the refugees, and keep running the […]

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Raluca Balascau

Bringing back life to the city centre while strengthening cooperation with Ukrainian partners. It’s happening in Botoșani, Romania, 40 kilometres south of the border with Ukraine. A city with a beautiful monumental centre that used to be a crossroads, where traders all around the world would meet to sell their goods and exchange. Some of […]

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From refugee shelters to rescue hubs: projects mobilise on the ground

They didn’t think it twice: after the sudden and massive influx of Ukrainian refugees generated by the Russian aggression, many ENI CBC projects didn’t linger on costs eligibility, didn’t lose a day to put forward their infrastructures, their human capital, the contacts established in years of cooperation, and started working round the clock to support […]

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Enhancing traditions to revitalize tourism in lower Danube

“The paradox is that tourists come to see the Danube Delta, but do not see the local culture. We want to create a cultural hub and keep tourists longer. The infrastructure we are creating will continue to be used for fairs, festivals and workshops in our region.” Leonid Artamon, Consilier, Serviciul de Accesare Fonduri Externe […]

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Keep deadwood in forests: it’s friend of biodiversity and resilience

Deadwood may seem damp, sterile, an unhygienic source of infection, something to be removed. However, the reality could not be more different. Decaying wood logs, dead and old trees host multiple microorganisms, they help the forest to better resist diseases, they increase its resilience to climate change. They also capture carbon emissions and conserve biodiversity. […]

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Uliana Sydor

One year on, the pandemic is not yet defeated. And its aftermaths will be echoing quite for a while. An important lesson to learn: a better prevention and readiness for an immediate response are of a crucial importance. “Infection-free hospitals” project, funded by Romania-Ukraine ENI CBC programme, is carrying out infection prevention activities to reduce […]

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Digging deep to discover the essence of CBC: Border of Souls documentary

The Oxford English dictionary describes the definition of a “soul” as the following: “The spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal.” In their feature-length documentary covering many of their 140 projects, the Romania-Ukraine-Republic of Moldova ENPI CBC programme clearly demonstrates this natural spirit of cooperation that is embedded in […]

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Getting blind people out of their darkness

The Chernivtsi Regional Organisation of Ukrainian Association of Blind People has 1000 members, of which about 100 people have higher and specialised secondary education, and 15 people are students. Suceava County, Romania, is home to around 2000 blind people and in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, another 1100 blind people are living. […]

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