пʼятниця, 28 травня 2010 р.

NATO and Ukraine discussed defence reform

On 26 May 2010, the eighth Senior Level meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Defence Reform (JWGDR) was held in Kyiv under the co-chairmanship of the First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine, Mr. Stepan Havrysh and the NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy and Planning, Ambassador Jiří Šedivý.

The meeting addressed issues related to Ukraine-NATO cooperation in implementing defence and security sector reforms.

The contribution of the JWGDR to the implementation of the Annual National Programme of Ukraine (ANP) was addressed. Among other issues the need to establish an effective inter-agency coordination system in implementing defence and security sector reforms in the context of the ANP was highlighted. Participants also discussed the key elements and the process of implementation of the Strategic Defence Review in Ukraine.

A roundtable under the NATO-Ukraine Partnership Network for Civil Society Expertise Development took place in the margins of the Senior Level meeting. It gathered representatives of non-governmental organizations, Ukrainian and Allied officials, as well as defence and security experts. Their debate focused on priorities for defence and security sector reform in Ukraine and NATO-Ukraine defence cooperation in general. Deputy Minister of Defence of Ukraine, Mr. Grygoriy Pedchenko and Deputy Head of the Security Service of Ukraine, Mr. Volodymyr Porodko opened the roundtable together with NATO Assistant Secretary General Ambassador Šedivý.

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