The contracting parties propose to develop cooperation in the fields of environmental protection, sustainable use of natural resources and town and country planning. They promote the development of economic, scentific and technical relations, and support new initiatives and agreements aiming to contribute towards the resolution of global and regional ecological and environmental problems. The Hungarian-Ukraine Environmental Protection and Country-planning Cooperation Commission is established for the elaboration and implementation of cooperation programmes. Early warning systems for emergency situations and intervention measures are provided for in article 7. The Agreement is in force for five years and it will be automatically extended unless one of the parties rescinds six months before expiry.