The 11th May witnessing the successful and penultimate round of required signatures from the EU Member States regarding Visa-free travel for Ukrainians.
Thus 18th May is scheduled to witness the final two signatures (from Malta holding the rotating EU presidency and European Council Donald Tusk) that subsequently allow the publication of the agreement that in turn, 20 days later, will bring Visa-free into force. Ergo on or about 8th June the Visa-free regime will come into effect.
A symbolic event.
However such a significant bureaucratic change requires educating the Ukrainian constituency as to what exactly Visa-free means. What is covered by Visa-free and as importantly, what is not.
It should necessarily be explained – repeatedly – over the coming weeks, and indeed months, across all channels of the domestic information space.
Every effort should be made to reduce, as far as is practicable, misunderstandings or ignorance withiЧитать далее »