Toxic problem: ecologists call for European standards for pesticide control

“Are pesticides that are recognised as toxic in Europe  safe in Ukraine?”  This alarming question was the topic of a round table held in December by the international charitable organisation, Environment-People-Law, and the Reanimation Package of Reforms. Read more

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EU helps boost Ukraine’s vocational education

Maria Juríková, the Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to Ukraine, and Borys Zhebrovsky, Project leader and the Deputy Education, Science, Youth and Sports Minister
Maria Juríková, the Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, and Borys Zhebrovsky, Project leader and the Deputy Education, Science, Youth and Sports Minister

The EU and Ukraine are launching a new initiative to help modernise Ukraine’s legislative standards and principles of education and training – bringing them in line with EU policies.  Read more

EU Twinning project helps modernise Ukrainian interior troops

twinningWe met with Philippe De Boysere, a colonel in France’s National Gendarmerie, and his colleagues in Kyiv to discuss an EU-funded Twinning project that aims at modernizing the Ukrainian Interior Troops. With its €1.55 million budget provided by the EU, the initiative aims to improve the system of Ukraine’s public order protection Read more