Both sides are committed to making every effort to, among others, promote mutual understanding of the challenges associated with the process of transformation of Ukraine, organizing training and expert conferences, as well as mutual exchange of employees, depending on the needs of the partner.
A letter of intent was signed by Andrzej Malinowski, President of the Employers of Poland and Michael Spindelegger, Chairman of the Agency for Modernisation of Ukraine. The parties agreed that its provisions will be in force for three years.
Agency for Modernisation of Ukraine (AMU) was established in March this year. Among the founders are: Bernard-Henri Levy – publicist and philosopher, British Conservative Richard Spring, Lord Risby and Karl-Georg Wellmann – German deputy from the CDU. Part of the initiative are also representatives of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine.
AMU is supported by a group of advisors: Guenter Verheugen – former EU Commissioner for enlargement, who will be responsible for models of integrating Ukraine with the EU, Peer Steinbrueck – former German Finance Minister, in AMU responsible for taxes and finance, Peter Mandelson – former EU Commissioner for Trade, Bernard Kouchner – former French Foreign affairs Minister, physician and founder of Doctors Without Borders (health), and two former prime ministers of Poland – Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz and Waldemar Pawlak.
According to the declaration AMU founders, its main task, in which the Employers of Poland will actively support the Agency, it is to create a Marshall Plan for Ukraine. Initial assumptions of the project, including models of reforms in areas such as taxes, the economy and the constitution, should be known as early as mid-September and handed over to the Ukrainian parliament.