The meeting with representatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) took place in the premises of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine. Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine on European Integration Natalia Boyko held the said meeting. The interlocutors touched upon key issues of deepening cooperation with the UNDP in the field of energy, implementation of the Agenda 2030 and the achievement of the goals of sustainable development.
The Deputy Minister singled out the main goals of the Energy Strategy of Ukraine until 2035 "Security, Energy Efficiency, Competitiveness" and briefed attendees on the ongoing reforms, which resulted in the country’s striving for sustainable energy development.
In turn, Rastislav Vrbensky the Deputy Director of UNDP in Europe and the CIS informed on the new United Nations Development Programme Strategic Plan for 2018-2021, which reflects the vision of UNDP development over the next four years and expressed interest in intensifying cooperation between the parties.
On the outcomes of the meeting, agreements were reached on working out possible ways of cooperation within the framework of the implementation of the Energy Strategy of Ukraine until 2035 in terms of sustainable energy development.