On September 18, experts working on an EU-funded project* discussed Ukraine’s progress in reforming its technical regulation system for non-food products. The reforms are currently taking place as part of the establishment of a deep and comprehensive free trade area (DCFTA) between the EU and Ukraine.
Štefan Füle, the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, visited Ukraine on September 19-20 to participate in the Yalta European Strategy Forum and discuss numerous issues with Ukrainian stakeholders Read more
“The citizen, and his or her rights and conditions for development are at the heart of the Association Agreement with the European Union,” stressed Jan Tombiński, head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, during the September 10 launch of the Ukraine-wide “Stronger Together” information campaign Read more
On September 20, Tauric Chersonese was officially certified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ancient city was granted this status on June 23, 2013 during the 37th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Cambodia. Read more
Only half of Ukrainians are aware of their right to parental leave. Meanwhile almost 15% of women asked in a survey claim they were forced to quit their jobs due to pregnancy, birth of a child or frequent absences from work because of a child’s illness. Read more
On September 14, 2013, the head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Jan Tombiński, officially presented the “Building Europe in Ukraine” information campaign in Bila Tserkva. Read more