RST is a group of Ukrainian professionals (non-civil servants) funded on a temporary basis by the donors that provides targeted technical support and assists the Ministry in the design and implementation of the priority reforms. The RST consultants provide assistance in filling the capacity gaps in the design and implementation of priority reform strategies and programs, while strengthening links and partnerships between the Ministry’s priorities and relevant donor support.
On March 15, the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine and an EU-appointed consortium officially launched the “SAFER-U: Strengthening the Aviation Framework and European Regulations for Ukraine” project funded by the European Union. The project will harmonise Ukraine’s aviation regulatory framework with EU standards and lay the foundation for a safe, efficient and secure air transport system. The budget is EUR 2.5 million. The duration of the project is three years: from 2019 until 2022.
• MEPs want the Council and Commission to suspend EU accession talks with Turkey
• Modernising the 1995 EU-Turkey Customs Union should remain an option
• EU funds must be made available to support Turkish civil society