EUAM launches its fourth Field Office in Mariupol

September 29, 2020

On the 25th of September, the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform (EUAM Ukraine) inaugurated its new Field Office in Mariupol.The inauguration of the new EUAM Field Office took place in presence of the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, Olha Stefanishyna, the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Tetiana Kovalchuk, and other key local dignitaries, representatives of international organisations and embassies. 

The official ceremony was followed by an open-day event in the Theatre Square in Mariupol organized by EUAM in conjunction with its local law enforcement partners. 

The EUAM Field Office in Mariupol is composed of more than 20 experts representing 10 countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine).

The inauguration marks the formation of the fourth EUAM regional presence in Ukraine since the Mission was established in December 2014. EUAM’s other three Field Offices, in addition to its headquarters in Kyiv, were created in Kharkiv and Lviv in 2016 and in Odesa in 2018.