“The armoured mobile accommodation facilities will help Ukraine’s recovery personnel to keep protecting the particular civilian population. The Ukrainian rescue personnel have an natural part in extinguishing fires brought on by bombing and in rescuing individuals from collapsed buildings, ” Minister Mikkonen says.
Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari and Minister of the Interior Krista Mikkonen are visiting Kyiv, Ukraine, upon 9 January. In Kyiv, the ministers are conference Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for Restoration, Minister of one’s, Minister of Internal Matters and the Mayor of Kyiv.
The visit reaffirms Finland’s firm support to Ukraine. Finland supported Ukraine along with approximately EUR 330 million in 2022. Among the subjects of the ministers’ meetings in Kyiv are Ukraine’s requirement for support, including preparations intended for reconstruction.
Finland’s participation in the reconstruction associated with Ukraine will take into account the particular long-standing priority areas for our development cooperation with Ukraine, including developing the education field, reinforcing the rule of law and increasing power efficiency and climate resilience. Together with bodies representing Finnish business and industry, it is often have concluded that Finland provides relevant expertise especially in the fields of energy solutions, telecommunications and digitalisation, construction, services of planning, engineering and project management, and water resources management and waste administration.
The Finnish ministers are visiting Irpin in Kyiv Oblast to attend a viewing of the temporary family homes Finland offers donated to Ukraine. Minister of the Interior Mikkonen is also attending the handing more than of the armoured mobile lodging facilities Finland has donated for the use of rescue personnel in Ukraine. The high-quality household homes are designed for temporary and winter use, and they’ll house at least 200 Ukrainians. The accommodation facilities can help rescue personnel who are doing work in challenging conditions.
Finland is helping Ukraine through humanitarian assistance, development cooperation, defence materiel assistance and civilian materials assistance. The civilian materials assistance consists mainly associated with donations from the private plus public sectors. It includes energy sector equipment, among other material. The material can be delivered to Ukraine through the EU’s Civil Protection Mechanism, that is coordinated in Finland from the Ministry of the Interior. Finland is in the process of preparing numerous new shipments of help Ukraine. These include 35 truckloads of donated energy industry assistance.
“The family homes Finland donated to Ukraine are a concrete example of how we can use Finnish knowledge and expertise to help Ukrainians who have lost their homes. We will still support Ukraine through advancement cooperation and humanitarian help, and we are pooling company resources and Finnish expertise to help in reconstructing Ukraine and its energy, digital and education sectors, ” Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Skinnari says.
- Mikko Autti, Diplomatic Adviser in order to Minister Skinnari, tel. +358 50 466 2833, mikko. autti@formin. fi (requests for interviews with the Minister)
- Sirpa Oksanen, Movie director, Unit for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, tel. +358 295 350 472, sirpa. oksanen@formin. fi
- Mikko Jalo, Special Agent to Minister Mikkonen, tel. +358 50 304 8522, mikko. jalo@gov. fi (requests for interviews with the Minister)
- Pekka Tiainen, Senior Specialist, Ministry from the Interior, tel. + 358 50 456 4477, pekka. tiainen@govsec. fi (civilian materials assistance)