MIP: Wokshops on European Integration Held in Odesa, Khmelnytskyi, Poltava Regions
In September and early October, a series of workshops on European integration were held for officials within the framework of the EU Talk project. Three events, supported by the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine, took place in Odesa, Khmelnytskyi and Poltava for the regional state administrations’ officials.
Liudmyla Vasylenko, the Head of the Sector for European Integration of the Ministry, and Ivetta Delikatna and Olena Lobova, experts at Change Communications, an NGO, spoke of the role of European integrations, focusing on the following points:
- How to communicate European integration in an understandable way?
- What values are respected in the European Union?
- What does the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement mean for us?
- What can European integration give for the common man, a particular region, and the state as a whole?
Another five workshops are planned to be held in Ukrainian cities in October.
Pursuant to Decree No. 829 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 2 September 2019, the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine shall be reorganised into the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport of Ukraine.
The reorganisation of the Ministry of Information Policy, including entrusting it with the tasks and responsibilities of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Youth and Sport, is ongoing.