President of Ukraine

Presidential Administration

On October 16-20, Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for Children's Rights Mykola Kuleba was on a working visit to the United Kingdom with a view to study the experience in planning and implementing the reform of the system of institutional care for children. The trip was organized with the assistance of the international charitable fund "Lumos Foundation" for representatives of ministries, local authorities and organizations implementing the reform of institutions for institutional care and upbringing of children in Ukraine.

Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Ihor Rainin met with Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, Ambassador of the United States to Ukraine (2003-2006) John Herbst.

In the course of the consultations, the parties discussed key aspects of the Minsk agreements’ implementation and highlighted the priority of fulfilling their security components. The Ukrainian, German and French parties decried violation of ceasefire regime, introduced on April 1, 2017 pursuant to the decision of the Trilateral Contact Group of March 29, 2017, by Russia-backed militants.

Head of the Presidential Administration Ihor Rainin had a meeting with the U.S. delegation of the Atlantic Council headed by Director of the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center John Herbst. The delegation also includes Board member of the Atlantic Council Steve Nicandros who represents the U.S. energy company Frontera Resources.

Launch of Decorruption platform, ProZorro 2.0., law enforcement reform, judiciary, decentralization and new Ukrainian school concept – National Reforms Council launched the Report on the reforms results in 2016 and plans for 2017.

The Head of the Presidential Administration noted that Ukraine highly appreciated the efforts of Germany in the protection of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. “We consider Germany a reliable partner who makes every possible effort to support our state, particularly in the issue of keeping sanctions against the Russian aggressor in force,” Ihor Rainin said.

Ihor Rainin expressed gratitude to Great Britain for the unwavering support of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, particularly in the issue of keeping sanctions against Russia in force in response to the lasing aggression.

Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yelisieiev noted that in the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held extremely meaningful and productive meetings and negotiations with heads of state and leaders of international organizations.

Compromises on Russia’s terms are the wrong policy for peace in Ukraine.

Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Ihor Rainin had a meeting with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia Ilija Isajlovski. In the course of the meeting, the parties discussed ways to improve cooperation in trade-economic sphere between the two countries.