Parliamentary Assembly Session June 2011
Official Visit of Viktor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine

Jagland to visit Ukraine to discuss €22m ‘Action Plan’ progress

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland will meet Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych and Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Gryshchenko in Kyiv on Monday 10 September.

Jagland will also address a conference on the progress of the Council of Europe’s ‘Action Plan’ for Ukraine. The €22 million, three-year programme, launched in September 2011, includes 51 projects aimed at supporting Ukraine’s efforts to bring legislation, institutions and practice into line with European standards.

It focuses on the reform of the judiciary, combating corruption and money laundering, freedom of expression, local democracy and free and fair elections.

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