Issues affecting Ukrainian refugees and students on agenda of Johansson’s visit to Kyiv

Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson is visiting Kiyv in Tuesday, to help assess the needs for people fleeing the war, as well as for those going back to Ukraine, the European Commission has announced.

Johansson will meet with Ukrainian authorities as well as with beneficiaries of the temporary protection directive, under which about 3.9 million Ukrainians have registered since the proposal was adopted on March 4th.

Commissioner Johansson will also exchange views on the need of around 500 thousand Ukrainian children that have registered in school systems across the EU, in view of the incoming winter and the start of the new school year.

During the visit, the Commissioner will participate in a signing ceremony to mark Ukraine’s observer status in the European Migration Network, the EU network of migration and asylum experts.

Source: Cyprus News Agency