Ukraine path to the European Union was long and thorny. By the way, for our country it is still not finished, but Ukrainians can already be proud of tangible changes. One of the most notable changes is the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. The controversy surrounding it have even led to EuroMaidan, the Revolution of Dignity and power shift in the country. As a result, after 10 years of discussion, Ukrainians were able to get closer to the European Union and open borders for themselves. ‘Halytskyi Korespondent’ shares the success stories of those who work with Europe and are oriented on it in business. Read more
A two thousand-square meter building with heating that barely heats (8 degrees above zero in wintertime at the most) – that was the premise Yurii Baliuk received when three years ago, he came to Krasivka village in the Zhytomyr Oblast to work as a school principal. Read more
A conflict in the east was a blow to the whole Ukraine. Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts split into two parts. More than a million Ukrainians left the uncontrolled territory. First of all, they moved to the nearest cities, closer to their homes. Internal migration became an impulse for the development of many small towns in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. The International Organization for Migration and the European Union provided 2,500 internally displaced persons with grants for business development as well as professional and technical assistance. Thousands of Ukrainians in the east of Ukraine received an opportunity to make their dreams come true. Read more
The Dnipro producer of flour, cereals and pasta “SamRiz” needed a quick affordable loan to pay wages to its workers and buy food stock. The company was able to cover these expenses thanks to a cheap loan from ProCredit Bank, a Ukrainian partner of the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE), within the framework of the EU4Business initiative. Read more
Farmers of Khmelnytsky region have united and set up the Radodar dairy cooperative using a grant from the EU Community-Based Approach to Local Development programme. Learn how the cooperative expands its product range, plans to build new shops and get a decent profit. Read more
The dialogue around European integration in Ukraine is dominated by serious issues like the battle for a visa-free regime, the adoption of laws stipulated by the Association Agreement, preparations for the next EU-Ukraine summit, and other big-picture matters. Read more
EU allocated €4.5 million to support to cities of the EaP countries, which are signatories to the Covenant of Mayors. This is the budget of the second phase of the EU Covenant of Mayors East project until 2020.