05.11.2015

Main EU-Ukraine Cooperation News. October 2015

Main EU-Ukraine Cooperation news, October, 2015








Main EU-Ukraine Cooperation News.
October 2015

"To move away from subsidies, Ukraine needs better accounting, behaviour change, and investments in energy efficiency"       

On November 3, a conference on "Measures to promote energy efficiency among vulnerable groups" was be held in Kyiv. The conference was organised by the EU INOGATE program and focused on state policy in the sphere of tariffs, subsidies, and energy conservation. Svyatoslav Pavlyuk, energy expert, was one of the speakers at the conference. Read more 


The Path to a Visa-Free Regime has become more complicated, but Ukraine is showing its decision once again
On Monday 19 October the National reform council discussed the implementation of criteria required for EU granting visa-free regime for Ukraine. President Poroshenko called on the government and the parliament to take all the steps, foreseen by the Action plan on visa liberalization. He as well emphasized that the MFA of Ukraine should provide relevant information to the European Commission by November 9. Read more 


Сheaper fertilizers and fruit for the Ukrainians: Changes to come with the deregulation of the agricultural sector
In early November, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is expected to consider a draft law on deregulation in the agricultural sector. The legislation is especially important in light of the impending establishment of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area, which will accompany the EU-Ukraine Association agreement entering into force on January 1, 2016. Read more 


Discussion between the EU, Ukraine and Russia does not concern the content of the Association Agreement
Jocelyn Guitton, the trade affairs manager of the EU Delegation to Ukraine does not believe that the potential introduction of a Russian embargo on Ukrainian agricultural products beginning January 1, 2016 will have a dramatic impact on the Ukrainian economy. This is because agricultural exports to Russia account for only 3% of total Ukrainian trade. Read more 

EU donates for training equipment to the Zaporizhia NPP - Photo report
On Tuesday October 20, EU Ambassador Jan Tombinski delivered over €13 million of state-of-the-art equipment to the National Training Centre at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant. The modernized centre will be commissioned in 2016. Read more 


More information:

EU-Ukraine: for Democracy, Stability and Prosperity


Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine,
101, Volodymyrska, 01033, Kyiv, Ukraine




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