Articles by Ornaldo Gjergji

Romania, società civile ed UE per fronteggiare gli incendi

08/01/2024 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

L'aumento delle temperature globali e l'accentuarsi delle siccità renderanno gli incendi boschivi eventi sempre più frequenti. Il 2022 è stato un anno che ha colpito duramente le foreste protette in Europa, e quelle della Romania in particolare. Come rispondere alla sfida?

Europa sud-orientale: in aumento gli incendi boschivi

02/01/2024 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Negli ultimi anni il sud-est Europa ha registrato un sensibile aumento degli incendi boschivi, soprattutto a causa dell’aggravarsi delle condizioni climatiche che facilitano la rapida diffusione delle fiamme

The EU solidarity fund

20/12/2023 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Over the last 20 years, the EU has distributed more than 8 billion Euros to help member states and candidates deal with the consequences of natural or health disasters. How does the fund work? Which countries have benefited the most?

Risorse idriche in Italia

19/12/2023 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Nel 2022 in Italia il livello di disponibilità idrica è stato il più basso di sempre a causa della siccità che ha colpito il paese. Dove ha colpito di più il fenomeno? Quale impatto sui territori locali, e cosa possono fare le amministrazioni?

European funds: who are the 600,000 beneficiaries and where are they located?

28/09/2023 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

1.8 million projects carried out by over 600,000 entities thanks to the EU cohesion policy. Who managed this myriad of initiatives, and on which areas and subjects were resources concentrated? A look at the data from the Kohesio platform

Energy transition: EU funds for renewables increase

04/09/2023 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

For the 2014-2020 programming period, the European Union allocated around 5.9 billion Euros under its cohesion policy to implement renewable energy projects. An overview of the data

Internet speed in Europe: the case of Romania

01/09/2023 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Romania is a virtuous example of how European funds for investment in information and telecommunications infrastructure can make a difference in offering quality services to citizens. A look at the data

Balkans: the alternative to coal includes energy communities

17/07/2023 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

In the Balkans, a region where energy is produced from fossil fuels or – when from renewable sources – from hydroelectric energy, energy communities are gaining ground: groups of citizens and small businesses that focus on self-production and self-consumption of renewable energy

Europe and energy communities

13/04/2023 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Energy communities are projects in which citizens associate both as producers and consumers of clean energy at a local level. There are already many of them, including in South-Eastern Europe. They could be supported by EU cohesion policy, but that is not the case yet

Kosovo, making the best use of innovation potential

17/11/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Kosovo is growing fast in the field of innovation, but the strong potential of the sector is currently not being used as much as it deserves. We talked about it with Uranik Begu, director of the Innovation Center Kosovo

Balkans: slow Internet and unspent cohesion funds

23/08/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

The Balkan countries are struggling to keep up with the rest of Europe in terms of Internet connection speed. The only exception is Romania, which - not surprisingly - is the country in the area that is best able to spend cohesion funds on ICT

Cohesion funds in Bulgaria in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo GjergjiGianluca De Feo

Between 2014 and 2020, Bulgaria received around 4 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Slovenia in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Slovenia received over 1.7 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Greece in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Greece received over 9 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Romania in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Romania received over 9 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Croatia in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Between 2014 and 2020, Croatia received almost 4 billion Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

Cohesion funds in Cyprus in 2014-2020

07/05/2022 -  Ornaldo GjergjiGianluca De Feo

Between 2014 and 2020, Cyprus received just over 400 million Euros from the European Union for regional and social development projects. An overview of the data

The EU's energy dependence, between gas and nuclear power

13/04/2022 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

Gas and nuclear as green energy? The European Parliament may not agree and reject the taxonomy proposed by the European Commission

Young people's EU 33

09/12/2021 -  Serena EpisOrnaldo GjergjiPaolo MartinoValentina PacificiMaria Francesca Rita

78 young people from all over Europe gathered in the EU-Balkan Youth Forum to discuss the future of the EU and enlargement towards the Western Balkans

The new common agricultural policy: green or greenwashing?

05/10/2021 -  Ornaldo Gjergji

After almost two years of negotiations, last June the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), with several novelties and strong criticisms