Official name


Population (2018 est.)

42.5 mil.

Population density (2018 est.)

73 per km2

Surface area

603,628 km2

Capital (population 2018 est.)

Kyiv (2.9 mil.)


Hryvnia (UAH)

Official languages



Ukraine lies in Eastern Europe on the coast of the Black and Azov Seas and it is the largest country of the EaPeReg network by population and surface area. Modern Ukraine was declared as an independent democratic state on 24 August 1991 by the Ukrainian parliament after an earlier declaration of sovereignty. Ukraine is a republic and has a mixed semi-parliamentary and semi-presidential political system. Ukraine is a priority partner country within the European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partneship. The Partnership and Co-operation Agreement (PCA) which entered into force in 1998 and provides a comprehensive and ambitious framework for cooperation between the EU and Ukraine, in all key areas of reform.

In 2012, the Gross Domestic Product of Ukraine was EUR 135.5 bil. The value created in the electronic communications sector equaled EUR 4.951 bil. which stands for 3.7 % of the GDP. In Ukraine, the Electronic communications law was introduced in 2003 and has been elaborated further since. The State Service of Special Communications and Protection of Information is the central body of executive power in the area of communications, responsible for the development of policies and legislation. National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization of Ukraine (NCCIR) is the NRA in the area of electronic communications, and it was established in 2005. The NCCIR elaborates and approves regulations in issues that fall into its competence and monitors their implementation by the concerned parties. These regulations are mandatory for central and local executive bodies, local authorities and to the subjects in the telecommunication services market and their associations.

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Twelfth Plenary Assembly (21 November 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania)

Date: 21st November 2018

Place: Vilnius, Lithuania, Novotel Vilnius Center

The 12th Plenary Assembly was organized by the Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania (RRT) as the EaPeReg Vice-Chair in 2018, in cooperation with the National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NCCIR), as the EaPeReg Chair in 2018, with the support of the European Commission. All the logistics were provided by CECOFORMA.

The main aim of the 12th Plenary Assembly was to discuss the progress and plans as regards the EaPeReg activities in 2018, including the activities of its three Expert Working Groups on roaming, spectrum and broadband/benchmarking, discuss and adopt the EaPeReg Work Plan 2019, elect the EaPeReg Leadership 2019, and other issues important for further EaPeReg activities.

25 experts participated in the 12th Plenary Assembly, from the EaP countries: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine; EU Member States, namely: Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Romania and the Czech Republic.

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