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Lithuania, Ukraine sign agreement on employment and labour migration

07.12.18

On 7 December, Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania signed the agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on employment and cooperation in the field of labour migration.

The purpose of the document is to ensure the protection of social rights of citizens of Ukraine residing in the Republic of Lithuania and citizens of the Republic of Lithuania residing in Ukraine, as well as to counteract illegal labour migration.

In addition, Head of the State Migration Service of Ukraine and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania signed the protocol between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on the implementation of the agreement between Ukraine and the European Community on the readmission of persons.

The agreement will facilitate better coordination of Ukraine-Lithuania cooperation in the field of migration and asylum, intensify the exchange of relevant information and strengthen the cooperation of the migration authorities of both countries in the relevant field.

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