The Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal took part in the Fourth Ukraine Reform Conference, which is underway on July 7-8 in Vilnius, the Republic of Lithuania.
The event was attended by Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė, Executive Vice President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Anna Bjerde, representatives of governments, EU and NATO institutions, others international organizations, representatives of businesses and civil society.
Denys Shmyhal noted that the Conference brought together friends and partners of Ukraine and expressed gratitude to the Republic of Lithuania for organizing the event, which was preceded by thorough preparation and a number of important international events to discuss the reform agenda in Ukraine.
In his address, the Prime Minister presented a plan of reforms in Ukraine until 2030, which is based on the National Economic Strategy 2030.
"This roadmap is based on the following key principles: economic freedom, national security, the rule of law, human development, and good governance. It is no coincidence that these principles are consistent with the core values of the EU and NATO. After all, European and Euro-Atlantic integration permeates all government reforms," Denys Shmyhal stressed.
The Head of the Ukrainian Government noted that on the basis of these principles the reforms are grouped into 5 blocks:
The Prime Minister stressed that the key achievements in the implementation of reforms in Ukraine were made possible, in particular, through close cooperation with international partners.
"The Government of Ukraine aims to step up the pace of European and Euro-Atlantic integration reforms. I believe that today's Conference will promote both a better understanding of reforms in Ukraine and the prioritization of assistance that Ukraine needs," said Denys Shmyhal.