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Iceland’s support for Ukraine gets to one billion ISK

At the conference, Prime Minister Jakobsdóttir announced a significant increase in Iceland’s humanitarian and economic help Ukraine with an additional factor of 425 million ISK.
“With this additional contribution we all almost double our prior support for Ukraine, using a continued focus on humanitarian aid, support for those fleeing the particular conflict and vulnerable organizations, as well as providing economic help. Icelanders are eager to perform everything they can to support Ukraine, ” says Prime Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Katrín Jakobsdóttir.
In her address to the conference, the top Minister reiterated the Government’s unequivocal condemnation of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. The invasion is a serious violation of worldwide law and its consequences are usually devastating for the civilian populace of Ukraine. Special concentrate must be on the war’s impact on women and children, not least when it comes to gender-based violence and human trafficking. Jakobsdóttir applauded the people of Poland as well as other neighbours of Ukraine meant for welcoming millions of refugees for their countries. Iceland remains the committed member of the broad international coalition in support of Ukraine.
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir attended the High-Level Global Donors’ Conference for Ukraine which took place in Warsaw earlier this month.
The pledge brings Iceland’s total support for Ukraine this year to ISK one billion, equivalent to about €7. 2 million . 510 mil ISK have been allocated to humanitarian education assistance through international organizations and 260 million ISK have been allocated to economic crisis assistance to Ukraine through the World Bank‘s multi-donor trust funds for Ukraine.
The conference was managed by the Prime Ministers associated with Poland and Sweden, the particular President of the European Percentage, and the President of the Western Council.


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