April 15th this year Ambassador of Ukraine in Sweden Yevgen Perebyinis met Mayor of Uppsala Lars Backlund and Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Council of Uppsala Katharine Blom.
During the meeting the perspectives of regional cooperation between both countries were discussed. The Sides exchanged views on cooperation between Ukrainian and Swedish cities in the framework of Association of Ukraine's cities and communities and the Association of Local Authorities and Regions of Sweden as well as in the framework of «Municipal Governance and Sustainable Development Programme» UNDP.
The Sides discussed the possibilities of cooperation between Ukrainian municipalities Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lutsk etc. with the Swedish one in specific projects proposed by Ukrainian cities. Ukrainian proposals of cooperation, particularly in energy conservation, cultural and tourist cooperation, infrastructure development were passed to the Swedish Side.