The third part of projects supported by the European Union will be implemented in the Ukraine

Presentation of the Eastern Partnership Culture Program was held in Kiev (Ukraine) on 6 March. The Program idea was to gather the participants from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, and the Ukraine (Eastern Partnership member-states). The selected projects will be implemented in the field of cinematograph, photography, publishing, support of the objects of cultural heritage, etc. 

Presentation was held within the seminar arranged by the Monitoring Bureau of the Eastern Partnership Culture Program for the representatives of 15 projects that won.
According to Carmen Falkenberg-Ambrosio, representative of the European Commission, the Program is destined for increase of capacity of all participants in all spheres and fields of culture. Moreover, the Program is destined for support and improvement of reforms in the field of culture, support of information interchange and experience sharing both between the Eastern Partnership member-states and between such states and the European Union members. The Program is also targeted at support of regional initiatives.
The announced competition made it possible to select 15 projects from 180 applications, initiated by the state-owned institutions and non-governmental organizations which act in the field of culture.
Ukrainian partners make the third part of 79 members of the teams whose projects have won. 10 of 15 projects will be implemented in the Ukraine.
The Program budget makes Eur. 12 million, implementation time is 4 years.
Eur. 8.2 million were allocated for implementation of projects in the Eastern Partnership member-states (half million Euro per project on average).
9 March 2012