Verkhovna Rada has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov

Arsen Avakov: Thanks for the years of working together to every officer, soldier, and employee! I am proud of our team!

Today, on July 14, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov awarded 84 employees of the MIA system with orders, medals, departmental insignia; law enforcement officers were awarded honorary titles.  The Minister congratulated attendees with awards and thanked the entire large team of MIA system employees for their service. "Dear friends, officers, sergeants, employees, on behalf of the state of Ukraine, I have the honor to present state awards to you - the best of the best.  Thank you for... more

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

The ministry expects to receive 18 more helicopters for the MIA Unified airborne public safety and security system next year.  Arsen Avakov said this during a meeting with a delegation of the Airbus Group, which took place today, on June 3, at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The event was attended by the Director-General of Ukroboronprom Yuriy Gusev and Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Yulia Sviridenko. The parties discussed the progress in implementing... more

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