Vice Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk met with Ukrainians in Belgium

Опубліковано 17 April 2024 року, о 18:01

The Vice Prime Minister visited the Ukrainian Center in Brussels during her working visit. She met with the Ukrainian diaspora and local officials.

Iryna Vereshchuk addressed the most pressing concerns of Ukrainians in Belgium, including educational opportunities, social assistance, healthcare, employment, and other pertinent topics.

The community also discussed the potential for collaboration between Ukrainian organizations and local authorities.

The Brussels authorities have observed the activities of Ukrainian NGOs in Belgium, noting their cohesion and professionalism.

The meeting also addressed the challenging matter of obtaining legal assistance and the necessity of traveling to Ukraine to draft documents.

They also talked about an online way to assess the damaged property of Ukrainian asylum seekers in Belgium.

Over the past two years, more than 77,000 Ukrainians have been registered at the special Center for Temporary Protection Status in Belgium. This status includes a residence permit, access to education, the labor market, healthcare, and social benefits.