News on January 15: the UN asked for 4 billion dollars for Ukrainians, the European Commission wants to continue preferential trade with Ukraine

News on January 15: the UN asked for 4 billion dollars for Ukrainians, the European Commission wants to continue preferential trade with Ukraine


About the UN. United Nations and partners January 15 turned to to donors with a request to allocate 4.2 billion dollars to support war-affected communities in Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees in host communities during 2024.

About the “Finance and Credit” case. Dnipro District Court of Kyiv closed the case against the ex-deputy chairman of the board of the bank “Finance and Credit” Igor Kopertekhin in connection with the expiration of the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution.

About AI. Technology development can lead to to the point that almost 40% of jobs worldwide will be replaced by artificial intelligence.

About trade with the EU. European Commission on January 16 will offer to extend the suspension of tariffs and import quotas for Ukrainian products until June 2025. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk intends to speak against it.

About recovery. Switzerland is planning allocate 1.5 billion francs (1.75 billion dollars) for the recovery of Ukraine for the period 2025-2028 within the framework of the international cooperation strategy.

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