International focus on short-lived climate pollutants

A newly released report provides guidance on how to support waste management related climate mitigation in developing countries. The report was prepared in conjunction with an international workshop named “Helping Cities to create bankable projects for municipal solid waste management”.

Humanitarian support to Pavlohrad and Kramatorsk in Ukraine

NEFCO has signed two new grant agreements with the cities of Pavlohrad and Kramatorsk in Eastern Ukraine in order to promote energy efficiency investments. Both projects are financed by the Nordic Energy Efficiency and Humanitarian Support Initiative for Ukraine (NIU). The fund is administered by NEFCO and funded by the Nordic countries.

Nopef to fund new feasibility studies

The Credit Committee for the Nordic Project Fund (Nopef) has approved financing for eleven new projects. The total value of these grants is approx. EUR 352,000. Financing is granted for feasibility studies that explore, through Nordic companies, the possibilities of establishing operations internationally in the face of steadily growing competition.

Strong support for energy efficiency measures in Ukrainian cities

NEFCO has signed new loan agreements with six Ukrainian municipalities in order to promote energy efficiency investments in the cities of Sumy, Chernivisti, Cherkasy, Berdychiv, Kolomyia and Komsomolsk. The upcoming projects will pave the way for investments in the installation of new LED street lights as well as a number of measures aimed at refurbishing public buildings such as pre-schools and schools. 

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Green school in Antonivka gives shelter to Ukrainian refugees

“This is where we are going to extend our school with a new annex. At the moment we are doing the groundwork, planning and taking care of the technical details. By the autumn our pupils will be benefiting from fresh, new spaces. We’re looking forward to it,” explains Galina Lugova, as she hurries on. It is impossible to mistake her enthusiasm as she shows us around.

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Upcoming events

26.04.2016 to 29.04.2016

An international forum named ECOTECH will be hosted by the Ministry for Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation in Moscow 26-29 April.

27.04.2016 to 29.04.2016

An international LESEKOPROM-conference related to investments in the forestry sector in Belarus will take place in Minsk 27-29 April.

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