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EU set to allocate Ukraine 50m euros to combat corruption

The money will go to anti-corruption agencies, parliament, civil society and the media.

The European Commission will soon adopt a program to fight corruption in Ukraine, which will include 50mn euros in allocated funds, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn told a press conference in Kyiv on 11 July, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

"In the coming days, the European Commission will approve a program aimed to support the fight against corruption in Ukraine The program will cover all agencies that are involved in combating corruption, the parliament, society and the media. It's size is about 50mn euros," said Khan.

In April, the EU gave Ukraine 97mn euros for decentralization.