Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
August 1
11:00 AMODESALiudmyla Sakali, oncologist (in person);

Kostiantyn Shevchenko-Bitenskyi, psychiatrist, MD (in person);

The number of participants may change;
Topics of focus:

– Legalization of medical cannabis in Ukraine – pros and cons;
12:00 PMODESAMykhaylo Ilyashev, President of the National fencing federation of Ukraine (online);

Oleg Shcherbakov, editor-in-chief of (online);

The number of participants may change;
Topics of focus:

– What happened at the 2023 World Fencing Championships in Milan – events related to Olympic champion Olga Kharlan;
– Further actions of the National Fencing Federation of Ukraine;
01:00 PMODESAAndriy Ryzhenko, captain 1st rank of the Ukrainian navy reserve, strategic expert at “Sonata” (online);Topics of focus:

– War on the Black Sea – Ukraine’s strategy for victory;
– What aid from the allies is needed to change the balance of power in favour of Ukraine;
– Possible further actions of the russian army and navy;
12:00 РMKYIV– Svitlana Kashenets, Deputy Minister for Veteran Affairs;

– Ruslana Velychko-Trifonyuk, First Deputy Executive Director of the Ukrainian Veterans Foundation of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs;

– Yulya Kirillova, Head of the Department of Educational and Analytical Work of the Ukrainian Veterans Foundation;

– Olga Bandrivska, Coordinator of the Military Vacancies Department at Lobby X;

– Maksym Pylypenko, PR Director at;

– Vitalii Kucherenko, veteran employer, founder of the company for humanitarian demining of de-occupied territories

All in person.
Presentation of the study: ” Veterans’ needs and barriers to employment”

Topics of focus:

– Do veterans feel supported and confident in future employment?
– How does the state support and provide opportunities for veterans to return to civilian life, etc.?
– Veterans’ experience with post-service employment
– Are employers willing to hire veterans?
– How can employers and their teams prepare based on research?

Why this is interesting:
Analysts of the Ukrainian Veterans Foundation of the Ministry of Veterans conducted a thorough study, during which 475 employers were surveyed and 10 in-depth interviews were conducted with Ukrainian business representatives and business leaders.
The participants in the event will present the results of the study and discuss the needs and problems of veterans employment.

Registration form:
2:00 РMKYIV– Mykola Lukashuk, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council (online)Consequences of the attack on Kryvyi Rih: the current situation in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast