15 Mln for Ukrainian Digitalization 

by Olha Povaliaieva
Thursday, October 20, 2022
15 Mln for Ukrainian Digitalization 

On 19 October, Ukraine and Switzerland signed a memorandum of partnership on digital development 

On October 20, the Ministry of digital transformation of Ukraine and the Swiss agency for development and cooperation (SDC) signed a memorandum of cooperation. The document was signed in Kyiv by the president of Ukraine and the president of Switzerland, Ignacio Cassis, during his visit to Ukraine. Countries will deepen their relations in the digital sphere. Switzerland plans to allocate ₣15 million within the framework of the EGAP program. This program will help to develop new digital services in Ukraine. It is noted that first of all, attention will be directed on projects, the realization of which is necessary during the war of civilians. The president of Ukraine, Zelenskyy, also said that the allocated funds want to be used for the restoration of telecommunication systems in the de-occupied territories.

The general director of the Swiss agency for development and cooperation, Patricia, told that her country wants to develop and strengthen partnerships with Ukrainian specialists. Therefore, Ukraine will continue to expect the European development and implementation of new projects by the program of electronic governance for the reporting of authorities and community participation supported by important foundations: Eastern Europe Foundation and Innovabridge Foundation.

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