The delegation of representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of several EU countries visited Kharkiv modular camp for IDPs from the Donbass yesterday, on February 10th, as the press service of Kharkiv Regional State Administration reported.
As the deputy mayor Svetlana Gorbunova-Ruban said that in summer with the support of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) it is planed to build a leisure center for the residents have something to do in their spare time.
The representative of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pamela Proishe said that her country intends to continue to support IDPs in Ukraine.
“As we saw, much has been done fot 400 people to be able to find at least a temporary place of residence, and the city cares about these people. I hope that if they do not come back their homes, they will be able to build a new life here in Kharkiv. The German government gives a lot of support in relation to internal displaced persons, providing them with a variety of social services, we are interested in the delivery of this aid,” said the representative of the German Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Summing up the visit to Kharkiv, including a meeting with the mayor of Kharkiv Gennady Kernes, Pamela Proishe said that it was a study tour.
“We wanted to see how we can help Ukraine and, in particular, Kharkiv after the signing agreement on associated membership in the EU. We wanted to know what kind of support and results people expect. Personally, I see that Kharkiv and Kharkivens are open to changes, new ideas and trends. It was the first visit, and then we will move to more specific projects,” said Pamela Proishe.