The main purpose of the meeting is to establish direct working contacts and discuss the peculiarities of cooperation in specific areas. According to the press service of the European Commission, Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and negotiations to expand Johannes Hahn will join the meeting. Ukrainian interests will be represented by 18 deputy ministers on European integration.
The Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine prescribes establishing the special Committee of Association. According to the document, the meeting of EU-Ukraine Committee should take place at least once a year.
September 16, 2015 Parliament and the European Parliament simultaneously ratified Association Agreement Ukraine and the EU. Partial implementation of the agreement began on November 1.