On the 343rd day of the war, on 1 February 2023, the Ambassador of Ukraine to Denmark Mykhailo Vydoinyk and the Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy of Denmark Dan Jørgensen discussed the prospects of Denmark’s humanitarian and macro-financial assistance to Ukraine during the Russian armed aggression, as well as plans for cooperation in the early and post-war reconstruction of the city of Mykolaiv.
The Danish side has confirmed its readiness to continue providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine with a special emphasis on Mykolaiv region. This regards the assistance in solving the urgent needs of the city in electricity, water and heat supply, rebuilding of health care facilities, demolition of ruins and repair of damaged buildings, primarily schools and kindergartens, public safety, etc.
Mykolaiv region and Denmark have the potential to develop cooperation in shipbuilding and ship repair, development of port infrastructure, production of wind turbines and cooling systems, energy production, including from renewable and alternative sources, etc.
At the same time, the parties intend not only to solve the current emergency problems of normalizing life in communities, but also to take measures for the further economic development of the city of Mykolaiv – promoting the start-up of businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, creating jobs, developing infrastructure projects.