The conference on the assistance which the Government of Japan provides to address the humanitarian needs, support vulnerable groups of population and recovery of eastern regions in Ukraine will be held on 19 February, 11:00 a.m. in the press center of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Assistance will be provided through seven projects, which will be implemented by the UN agencies in Ukraine: the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Participants of the press conference:

  • Hennadiy Zubko, Vice Prime Minister– Minister for Regional, Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine
  • Shigeki Sumi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine
  • Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine

Location: the press center of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (Kyiv, Hrushevskogo st. 12/2, Ukrainian Government Building).

Media accreditation: until 10:00 am, 19 February: by phone (044) 590-47-96 or by email: press@minregion.gov.ua