Canada will finance a number of humanitarian projects in Ukraine with a total value of 35 million Canadian dollars (about 30 million US dollars)
According to an Ukrinform correspondent, this was announced in office Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.
“The Prime Minister announced the allocation of 25 million Canadian dollars to the World Food Program to help support Ukraine’s food security, as well as the allocation of 10 million dollars to support human rights, civil society and demining in Ukraine,” the message says.
It is indicated that these 10 million dollars will be distributed as follows: 1.5 million dollars will be received by the UN Women’s Fund for Peace and Humanitarian Aid; 2.5 million – Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for tracking, documenting and evaluating human rights violations; $775,000 will go to Front Line Defenders, which helps human rights defenders; up to $2 million will be received by the German Marshall Fund “to support civil society”, up to $1.15 million will be used for “digital emergency support for civil society in Ukraine”, and another $2 million for demining.
As a reminder, this Sunday the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau Together with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Foreign Minister Melanie Joly, he made an unannounced visit to Ukraine, during which he visited Irpin, destroyed by Russian troops.