Secretary General visits Ukraine

April 16, 2014

Secretary General of the Community of Democracies, Ambassador Maria Leissner, arrived yesterday to Kiev, for a three-day visit to evaluate the situation in Ukraine.

Secretary General Leissner will meet a number of high-level representatives of the interim government, including representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Prime Minister's Office and the Lustration Committee, as well as civil society representatives and foreign diplomats based in the country. 

The meetings will focus on the current internal situation and efforts to establish democratic norms and practices in Ukraine, the upcoming elections, and ways for the international community to assist the democratic consolidation process in the country.