Foreign Operations Appropriated Assistance*
Fiscal Year (FY) 2007: $96.51 Million (M) ($80.00M FSA, $16.51M Other)
Estimated FY 2008: $83.41M ($72.41M FSA, $11.00M Other)
Assistance Goals: The United States strives to promote the transformation of Ukraine into a free-market, democratic society. U.S. Government (USG) assistance encourages the reforms needed for Ukraine to integrate into Euro-Atlantic institutions.
Areas of Focus (Foreign Operations Appropriated Assistance):
Peace and Security (PS): FY 2007: $38.79M; Est. FY 2008: $33.43M
- Support the transformation of the Ukrainian military into a modern, professional, contract-based force by 2011 that can train, equip, sustain, and deploy NATO-interoperable forces in multinational operations.
- Align Ukrainian law enforcement training and practices with EU standards.
- Reform the judicial system to fully integrate Ukraine within the Euro-Atlantic community.
- Combat trafficking in persons (TIP), help victims transition back into society.
Governing Justly and Democratically (GJD): FY 2007: $22.57M; Est. FY 2008: $19.64M
- Encourage the development of sustainable independent media outlets.
- Increase effectiveness and inclusiveness of Ukraine’s legislature and parties.
- Support NGOs’ ability to increase civic participation, advocate for public interests, and perform oversight of government activities.
Investing in People (IIP): FY 2007: $15.99M; Est. FY 2008: $11.57M
- Help promote Ukraine’s long-term stability by addressing the concerns of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), avian flu, and maternal-child health care.
- Increase public access to high-quality primary and reproductive health care.
Economic Growth (EG): FY 2007: $22.36M; Est. FY 2008: $15.82M
- Foster an economic, legal, and regulatory environment for businesses to thrive.
- Build capacity of municipalities to manage budgets and attract investments and jobs.
- Support Ukraine after its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in meeting the international standards required by membership.
Humanitarian Assistance (HA): FY 2007: $1.20M; Est. FY 2008: $1.20M
- In FY 2007 provided donated goods valued at $22.5M to vulnerable groups.
*Division J of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act: Department of State Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008
- Helped Ukraine to reduce trade barriers and harmonize with international economic standards, allowing Ukraine to join the WTO on May 16, 2008.
- Upgraded facilities in hospitals and orphanages in the Crimea and Eastern Ukraine to reach out to the most vulnerable populations.
- Attracted more than $200,000 from local sources, created 117 new businesses, provided 352 new jobs and four agricultural cooperatives through a public-private partnership program.
- Trained over 1,430 journalists and nearly 1100 civil society organizations to increase the voice of civil society in a democratic Ukraine.
- Through public education initiatives and a March 2007 government anti-TIP program, 78% of Ukrainians now understand the dangers of TIP.
Ukraine: Est. FY 2008 USD Thousands
Total For. Ops. Accounts**
FREEDOM Support Act:
Foreign Military Financing (FMF):
Non-proliferation, Anti-terrorism, De-mining and Related Programs (NADR):
Global Health and Child Survival (GHCS):
International Military Education and Training (IMET):