Egis awarded new contract in Ukraine

Egis will implement an EU-funded project “Support to the implementation of the Association Agreement and of the National Strategy in the Transport Sector in Ukraine”

The European Commission awarded a contract to a consortium of Dornier Consulting GmbH, Expertise France, Egis International and Egis Ukraina LLC to implement the project “Support to the implementation of the Association Agreement and of the National Strategy in the Transport Sector in Ukraine”.

 

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to further development and modernisation of the transport sector in Ukraine by means of (1) reinforcing Ukraine-EU cooperation on regulatory convergence across transport modes governed by Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, and (2) contributing to the achievement of the National Transport Strategy (NTS) objectives and priorities in Ukraine. It also includes strengthening the capacity of key stakeholders to implement the transport legislation and the National Transport Strategy. The project started in January 2016 and is planned for 3 years.

The project will consist of two key components. Component I deals with the assistance to harmonisation of legislation in the transport area according to the priorities in the association agreement. This component shall concentrate on providing:

  • assistance for the regulatory convergence with EU legislation and capacity building across transport modes;
  • assistance for strengthening the administrative capacity to implement and enforce the transport legislation aligned with the EU legislation.

Component II is designed to update, implement and monitor NTS, including:

  • updating, implementing and monitoring of the Strategy;
  • implementing priority measures to support NTS;
  • improving the transparency of public governance and efficiency in the transport sector;
  • ensuring stakeholder involvement to project implementation.

The main beneficiary of this project is the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine and project stakeholders include its different transport public bodies dealing with road, rail, maritime and air transport.