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Bilateral meetings between Ukraine and the European Commission started

Jul 9, 2024

The first bilateral Ukraine-EU meeting to assess the adaptation of Ukrainian legislation to EU law began in Brussels on Monday, the next important step on the path to EU membership.

This was reported by the Office of the Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, according to Yevropeiska Pravda.


The two-day meeting of the European Commission and Ukraine as part of the official screening of the compliance of Ukrainian legislation with EU law is dedicated to negotiating section 5 "Public Procurement".

This section is part of cluster 1 "Fundamentals of the EU accession process" - this cluster is the first to be opened and the last to be closed during the negotiations.

The Ukrainian delegation will present the state of approximation of Ukrainian legislation to EU law in the field of public procurement and the sector's institutional capacity, anti-corruption measures, and a plan for full approximation of legislation to EU law.

The Ukrainian delegation was headed by Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine Nadiya Bihun, with Oleksandr Ilkov, Director General of the Government Office for Coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, as Deputy Head of the delegation.

The delegation included Taras Kachka, Deputy Minister of Economy and Trade Representative of Ukraine, Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, Mykola Tkachenko, CEO of Prozorro, and Alla Basalaeva, Head of the State Audit Service of Ukraine.

Author - Dmitriy Levchenko, 09/07/2024

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