At the EU-Ukraine Association Council meeting held today in Brussels, the European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed with the Ukrainian Government on a series of new financing operations. The EU bank will lend EUR 50m to finance transport infrastructure improvements throughout the country. Ukraine and the EIB also signed a EUR 10m grant agreement under the multi-donor E5P fund that supports municipal investments in energy-efficiency and environmental projects in the Eastern Partnership countries.
The 15th meeting of the Joint Committee between the European Union (EU) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was held in Seoul on Thursday 13 December 2018. The parties covered political, economic relations and trade, and security cooperation and discussed issues related the multilateral system, the environment, labour rights, the “Connecting Europe to Asia” strategy, transports and digital matters (including the GDPR).