23rd EU-Ukraine Summit: a deepened cooperation

October 12, 2021

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Today, at the 23rd EU-Ukraine Summit in Kyiv, the European Union and Ukraine reaffirmed their strong partnership and commitment to strengthening the political association and economic integration of Ukraine with the European Union.

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European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President, Charles Michel, and High Representative/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, represented the European Union alongside the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The European Union and Ukraine agreed on a Joint Statement, with three new important agreements:

  • Signing a milestone aviation agreement: Ukraine and EU signed a comprehensive air transport agreement, opening the way for a ‘Common Aviation Area’ between the two.
  • Association of Ukraine to Horizon Europe for 2021-2027 and the Euratom Research and Training Programme for 2021-2025: Ukrainian researchers and innovators can now participate in those two programmes, with a budget of €95.5 billion and €1.38 billion respectively, under the same conditions as entities from EU Member States.
  • Association of Ukraine to Creative Europe for 2021-2027: Ukrainian cultural and creative organisations can now participate in Europe’s flagship €2.44 billion programme, under the same conditions as entities from EU Member States.

EU-Ukraine Summit: Moving Forward Together

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Url: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_21_5203