Deputy Minister of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development for European Integration Anna Yurchenko and Head of the State Agency for the Restoration and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine Mustafa Nayem met with the delegation of the Republic of Slovenia.
Reconstruction projects can be submitted to the Centre for International Cooperation and Development of Slovenia (CMSR). Grant funds will cover up to 50% of the project cost.
"Since the beginning of the full-scale war, Slovenia has already provided EUR 4.3 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine and another EUR 1 million to finance the humanitarian project Grain from Ukraine. This is Slovenia's largest humanitarian aid in the last decade. We are grateful to Slovenia for such significant support of Ukraine and readiness to cooperate further," commented Anna Yurchenko, Deputy Minister of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development for European Integration.
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During his visit to Kyiv earlier this year, the Prime Minister of Slovenia said that his country was ready to participate in the reconstruction of Izium in Kharkiv region. In July, Slovenia decided to provide assistance to Ukraine for humanitarian demining totalling EUR 1.5 million.
In 2022, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFA) of Slovenia allocated EUR 3.46 million in budget funds for humanitarian, material and development assistance to Ukraine, and in 2023, it is expected to allocate up to EUR 6.14 million.
CMSR, which will be responsible for the implementation of the reconstruction projects, has extensive experience in implementing reconstruction projects around the world. Since 2007, more than 120 projects have been successfully implemented with the support of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia.