Germany to allocate €3 million for industrial development and environmental restoration in Ukraine
Germany will donate €3 million to UNIDO to build Ukraine's industrial capacity and green recovery
This was stated by Yevhen Tsymbalyuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to International Organizations in Vienna, Ukrinform reports.
On April 21, the German government and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed an agreement to allocate 3 million euros to Germany for the project "Industrial Capacity Building, Policy and Diagnostics for Ukraine's Green Recovery."
"Ukraine is grateful to Germany for its contribution of €3 million to finance the UNIDO project. We have to start rebuilding Ukraine now, without waiting for the end of Russia's aggressive war against our country," Tsymbalyuk said.
It is noted that this project involves research and diagnostics in the field of industry, preparation of recommendations for improvement and planning. It covers the areas of energy efficiency, circular economy, green energy, improving quality standards, etc.
The project will help identify the necessary technologies to be used during reconstruction and will serve as a basis for the future UNIDO Global Program on Green Recovery and Post-War Construction for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development in Ukraine.
On April 20, the The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development promised to provide Ukraine with another 111 million euros in aid to restore social infrastructure, educational and medical institutions.