The First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzhaparova reported on February 14, 2023, that the government of Japan will provide financial assistance to Ukraine for the implementation of the project Support for Ukraine in culture and education through UNESCO.
Source: The First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzhaparova
“At the UNESCO headquarters, during a meeting with Firmin Matoko, Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External relations at UNESCO, signed and handed over to the Permanent Representative of Japan to UNESCO, Atsuyuki Oike, a letter of support from the Ukrainian National Commission for UNESCO on the allocation by the government of Japan through UNESCO funds of financial assistance for the implementation of the Support for Ukraine in culture and education through UNESCO project,” wrote the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
The project is aimed at supporting and restoring Ukraine in the fields of culture, education and communications and consists of three components:
1. world heritage and cultural property emergency response: damage assessment and protection. The budget is approximately $4 million;
2. mental health and psychological assistance. The budget is approximately $3.4 million. The project is aimed at reducing the negative consequences for the mental health of schoolchildren and providing them with psychological and psychosocial support;
3. support of journalists. The budget is approximately $1 million. The implementation of the project aims to promote the safety of journalists in wartime conditions.
Emine Dzhaparova expressed gratitude to the leadership of UNESCO and the Japanese side for actively supporting Ukraine in overcoming the devastating consequences of Russian aggression.
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