The joint bodies of the Association are, inter alia, the Association Council, the Association Committee, the Parliamentary Association Committee and the Civil Society Platform.
Political dialogue and high-level policy dialogue between the Parties take place at the level of summits with the participation of the President of Ukraine and the leadership of the European Union.
Political dialogue and high-level policy dialogue between the Parties takes place at the level of summits with the participation of the President of Ukraine and the leadership of the European Union.
The Association Council
was established under article 461 of the Agreement to monitor and control the implementation of the Agreement and to review the operation of the Agreement in the light of its objectives. Also, the Association Council may consider important issues arising under this Agreement and any other bilateral or international issues of mutual interest. Meetings of the Association Council are held regularly at the Ministerial level.
was established in accordance with Article 464 of the Agreement, is a subsidiary body of the Association Council and the highest body of the association at the expert level. The association committee consists of representatives of ministries, mainly at the level of deputy ministers for European integration. Meetings are held at least once a year and when circumstances require it. In accordance with Article 466 of the Agreement, the Association Committee shall be assisted by subcommittees. Two subcommittees operate within the Association Committee: the Subcommittee on Freedom, Security and Justice and the Subcommittee on
Parliamentary Association Committee
was established under Article 467 of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU as a forum for members of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the European Parliament to hold meetings and exchange views.
Association Committee in Trade configuration
According to article 465(4) of the Agreement, the Association Committee in Trade configuration deals with matters related to Section IV “Trade and trade-related matters” of the Agreement. The Association Committee in Trade configuration includes top-level officials from Ukraine and the European Commission who are responsible for trade and trade-related matters. The Association Committee in Trade configuration meets at least once a year and when circumstances so require.
Civil Society Platform
was established under article 469 of the Agreement to inform the civil society of the Parties on the implementation of the Agreement and to take into account their contribution to its implementation. Each of the Parties to the Civil Society Platform consists of 15 people representing three sectors: trade unions, employers and other civil society organizations.