Olha Stefanishyna: The green course is among the priorities to ensure the development of cross-border cooperation

On April 14, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the Program for the Development of Cross-Border Cooperation for 2021-2027. It is a strategic document aimed at developing border regions and expanding cooperation with Ukraine's neighbors on land and at sea.

The best foreign universities will be able to open branches in Ukraine

The government of Ukraine has regulated the circumstances of the creation, reorganization, and abolition of branches of foreign higher education institutions in Ukraine.

Ukraine has officially joined the Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

Cultural routes is one of the ways of European cultural cooperation

Governmental Committee chaired by Olha Stefanishyna approved a plan to implement a communication strategy in the field of European integration for 2021

According to Olha Stefanishyna, the agreed communication strategy plan will help improve raising awareness of Ukrainian citizens about European values and standards as well as fight against misinformation discrediting relations of Ukraine with the European Union.

The European Commission has approved an updated draft decision of the EU Council on the signing of the Common Aviation Area Agreement

The next step is to submit the draft to the EU Council for consideration and its final approval.

Ukraine introduces a customs information exchange system with the EU allowing to minimize abuse at customs

Deputy Prime Minister Olha Stefanishyna stressed that Ukraine had fulfilled 100% of all obligations assumed under the Association Agreement with the EU in 2020 regarding the work of the customs service.

Amid the pandemic, more than half of the objectives planned for the year to improve the management of Ukraine's borders have been implemented

Despite the limitations associated with the pandemic, last year there were achieved positive results in 51 indicators of the Action Plan for 2020-2022 for the implementation of the Strategy of Integrated Border Management for the period up to 2025. Another 28 indicators are seeing implementation.

Olha Stefanishyna: We count on Berlin to become a powerful advocate of Ukraine's economic integration with the EU

The Ukrainian-German economic dialogue is a success story. This was emphasized by Olha Stefanishyna, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, during her speech at the 4th German-Ukrainian Economic Forum.