Priorities of Ukraine in the presidency period in the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

by Olha Povaliaieva
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
2 MIN

"The first direction is the decarbonization and transformation of the economy, the second direction is the development of human capital and labor markets"

On October 27, Ukraine became the first country not to be a member of the European Union but took over the presidency of the Danube region according to the EU strategy. The presidency will last 1 year. Ukraine's predecessor in the Danube region is Slovakia.

On October 16, the Ministry of community and territorial development of Ukraine presented its program of Ukraine's presidency in the EU Strategy for the Danube Region. "During the year, work is planned in two areas. The first area is decarbonization and transformation of the economy, the second area is the development of human capital and labor markets. As for the development of human capital, we In other countries, the main idea was to restore reconstruction, increase education, increase digital literacy, knowledge of foreign languages, implement lifelong learning, increase employment, improve the labor market and support social innovations, "said deputy minister of community and territorial development of Ukraine Ihor Korkhovy.

He also added that transport, environmental protection, education, security, tourism, and maintaining the competitiveness of enterprises.

The Danube Strategy is an international platform created for cooperation between the countries of the Danube region. The 14 countries are united in the field of collaboration in transport, environmental protection, education, security, tourism, and maintaining the competitiveness of enterprises.

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