The experts of the United Nations, the world Bank and the EU believes that Ukraine requires 1, 5 billion dollars to the 1st stage of reconstruction of infrastructure, economy and social order, said the Secretary-General of the United Nations, ban Ki-moon in a message to those present held in Kiev international conference in support of Ukraine.
"on request of the Ukrainian government, the UN, the world Bank and the European Union held the 1st phase evaluation in the field of reconstruction and peacebuilding (RPA), - according to the text of the address delivered Monday by the Executive Secretary of the economic Commission for Europe UN Christian Friis Bach, reports the news Agency." The analysis showed that at the initial stage to restore infrastructure and services, economic development and opportunities for making a living, as well as social ties and public safety will need 1, 5 billion dollars ", - is told in the message. As noted by ban Ki-moon, responding in such a scale is beyond the powers of the humanitarian effort ", which are now concentrated in the UN. At the same time, He clarified that the analysis " provides analytical and programmatic basis for Ukraine's transition from decline to sustainable development." The UN will assist in the implementation of this transition, the Secretary General said.- The people of Ukraine can count on the UN As a friend and partner in overcoming this fall and the building of a peaceful and prosperous future for their country ".
The administrative head of the global organization said that today in Ukraine there are " 16 UN agencies, among them the funds, programmes and specialized agencies."" Humanitarian UN agencies in collaboration with national and international partners has placed a priority on assisting 3, 2 million people considered most vulnerable: children, the elderly, women and people with disabilities, " said ban Ki-moon. According to him, last year the UN has supplied medicines 2, 6 million people, and another 100 thousand Received food rations, food stamps or access to drinking water. This year food, shelter, medical care and sanitation were provided for about 400 thousand. at the same time, the Secretary-General drew attention that this is not enough and need to step up efforts to save as many lives As possible " in Ukraine. He tried to persuade the parties to the conflict in the East of the country to perform Minsk consensus, and among them not to violate the truce, and also reminded the authorities in Kiev about promised reforms.