Additional Assistance for Recovery and Reconstruction in Ukraine
March 30, 2023
The Government of Japan has decided to provide the following two grant aid projects for recovery and reconstruction in Ukraine.
- Grant Aid to Ukraine “the Programme for Emergency Recovery Phase 2”
- On March 29, 2023, H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine and H.E. Mr. Oleksandr Kubrakov, Deputy Prime Minister for Restoration of Ukraine and Minister for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine signed and exchanged notes for the Grant Aid “the Programme for Emergency Recovery Phase 2” (grant amount: 53.072 billion yen (400 million US dollars)) in Kyiv, Ukraine.
- This cooperation will provide the Government of Ukraine, which has been suffering from Russia’s aggression, with equipment necessary for （1）mine action and debris clerance, which are prerequisites for recovery and reconstruction, （2）livelihood reconstruction including the provision of basic infrastructure, （3）recovery of agriculture as a key industry and （4）strengthening democracy and governance. This will thereby contribute to the rapid recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine.
- Support to Critical Energy Infrastructure Restoration and Immediate Provision of Energy Equipment in Ukraine
- On March 28, 2023, the Government of Japan decided to extend Grant Aid of 70 million US dollars as support for recovery and reconstruction in Ukraine through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
- This project will support restoration of energy infrastructures damaged by Russian attacks, and thereby will contribute to recovering and enhancing power supply to Combined Heat and Power Plants (CHPs) which provide Ukrainian people with electricity, heat and water.
- These supports will embody the new additional grant aid of 470 million US dollars, announced by Prime Minister Kishida during his visit to Ukraine on March 21. Japan will continue to support and stand by the people of Ukraine who are facing hardship, in collaboration with the international community, including the G7 members.