On the 224th day of the war, on 5 October 2022, the Ambassador of Ukraine to Denmark Mykhailo Vydoinyk took part in the event on the occasion of the opening of a new residential district for temporary accommodation of displaced persons from Ukraine.
During the event, the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, Employment and Integration Mayor of Copenhagen Jens-Kristian Lütken, Chairman of the Amager East Local Committee Susanne Moller, as well as Ambassador of Ukraine Mykhailo Vydoinyk addressed the audience with a welcoming speeches.
Mykhailo Vydoinyk thanked the leadership of Copenhagen for the efforts that local authorities are making to help Ukrainians, in particular in providing them with temporary housing. He emphasized that Copenhagen is known for its openness and tolerance.
During the meeting with the Lord Mayor, the Ambassador also discussed the prospects for concluding an agreement on sister city relations between Kyiv and Copenhagen.
During the grand opening of the residential district, a “Job Bazaar” was held for Ukrainian immigrants, where they could get the necessary information about employment opportunities and specific vacancies in Copenhagen.
Currently, the local authorities of Copenhagen are working on additional provision of temporary housing for more than 1,000 Ukrainian displaced persons.