The UN will open its office in Rzeszów for Polish companies ready to take part in the reconstruction of Ukraine

Luc Williams

UNOPS specializes in reconstruction after conflict situations in various parts of the world. Rzeszów office will act information functionwill take care of it too training of companies interested in participating in international tenders” – informed MP Kowal, Head of the Council for Cooperation with Ukrainewhich also has a representative office in Rzeszów.

Rzeszów – a hub for the reconstruction of Ukraine

The council has been operating since mid-April this year. at the Podkarpackie Voivode. “Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, we have been the heart of international aid,” recalled Voivode Teresa Kubas-Hul. Hence the idea to do just that decisions were made in Rzeszów on how to help Ukraine.

Now Rzeszów is to be a hub for the reconstruction of Ukraine. “A hub in terms of infrastructure, but also being located in Rzeszów key institutions responsible for investment and trade” – added Paweł Kowal.

Ratification of the agreement with UNOPS

UNOPS is scheduled to start operating in Poland later this year. “I hope that The Sejm ratifies the agreement” – said MP Kowal. A public hearing is scheduled for June 13.

Paweł Kowal also wants them to the process of rebuilding Ukraine had a regional dimension. He will argue for this on June 11 and 12 during a conference in Berlin. “We will try to create Carpathian Reconstruction format – Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine and show that it is impossible to effectively rebuild Ukraine without the regional and cross-border dimension, Kowal said.

Cross-border meetings

Voivode Kubas-Hul informed that since the establishment of the Council for Cooperation with Ukraine, she participated in two important visits to Ukraine. The meeting, which took place in early May, was also attended by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, and the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola. The voivode then had the opportunity to talk to his Ukrainian counterparts from the following oblasts: Lviv, Khmelnytsky, Zakarpattia, Luhansk, Tarnopol, and the mayors of Kamianets-Podilskyi, Truskava, Kamionka and Lviv.

Three days ago she returned from Truskawiec, where representatives of the city and several Podkarpacie companies also went. “The Ukrainian side showed ready-made investment projects for implementation, including construction permits. They are now looking for investors and contractors,” said Teresa Kubas-Hul.

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