UN to advance cooperation with Ministry of Youth and Sports

09 Sep 2013

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Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Ravil Safiulin met with UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative (UNDP) in Ukraine Alessandra Tisot and discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation in the field of sports and youth policy.

Mr. Safiulin  has noted the successful cooperation of the Ministry with UNDP and UNICEF and  thanked the UN agencies for organizing the national football tournament for  children  in difficult circumstances.

"This initiative is supported by the Ministry. We will further promote activities that provide real assistance in the rehabilitation of children and help raise awareness of the key issues of children" - said Ravil Safiulin.

UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative of development in Ukraine Alessandra Tisot emphasized the importance of cooperation in the framework of UN programs. The sides agreed to step up measures aimed at development partnerships in the field of youth and sports.