Arsen Avakov: by the end of the year, the Ministry of Internal Affairs will receive 26 Airbus helicopters

Arsen Avakov: Ukraine and Italy are preparing a new Agreement on mutual recognition and exchange of driving licenses

In June 2021, the Co-Chairman of the Ukrainian-Italian Interstate Government Commission, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, will discuss a new Agreement on the Mutual Recognition of Driving Licenses at a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic Luigi Di Maio. At this stage, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the Ministry of Infrastructure of Italy are finalizing the mutual approval of a new version of the Agreement, which will guarantee the... more

Arsen Avakov: After two years of implementation, the “Gromada police officer” project enjoys the population’s trust of 70%!

Two years ago, the project "Gromada police officer" (POG) was launched in Ukraine, and now 442 police officers already live and work in 279 territorial communities (gromadas) with a total population of almost 3.5 million people. The level of trust in the POG officers is 70%.  The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced this today, May 28, on his Twitter page. Не informed that 199 future POG officers are currently undergoing training.  By the end of 2022, the project... more

Arsen Avakov: Ukraine and Great Britain introduce a simplified procedure for the exchange of national driver’s licenses

Today, May 20, the "The Driving Licenses Order 2021” Act comes into force in the UK, according to which every citizen of Ukraine legally residing in the UK will be able to exchange his/her Ukrainian driver's license for a similar UK document without passing exams.  The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov wrote about this on his Twitter page. According to the "The Driving Licenses (Exchangeable Licences) Order 2021” Act, Ukraine is now included in the list of so-called "Designated... more

After the appeal of Arsen Avakov and the transfer of materials from the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Italian police detained the pro-Russian militant

As part of Operation Lone Wolf, the Italian police opened criminal proceedings against a 50-year-old Italian citizen, a former police officer from the city of Cagliari, who fought in the Donetsk region as a member of the pro-Russian illegal armed groups. In 2015, he already came to the attention of the Italian law enforcement bodies who were investigating the participation of Italian citizens as mercenaries in illegal armed groups in eastern Ukraine.  Then he managed to escape punishment - he... more

Arsen Avakov: Ukraine and Canada strengthen cooperation in the field of migration and mobility

Today, April 21, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, and the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship of Canada Marco Mendicino solemnly opened the first founding meeting of the Ukrainian-Canadian Working Group on Mobility. The Minister of Internal Affairs stated that today started an essential stage in Ukraine's relations with friendly Canada, a country where many Ukrainians live. The working group's agenda includes a wide range of issues... more