Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
October 3
11:00 AMODESAOleksii Arunyan, journalist of the judicial journalism media “Graty” (Gates) (online);

Yulia Lisova, coordinator of the Justtalk space (online);

Onysia Synyuk, legal analyst at the ZMINA Human Rights Center (online); 

Topics of focus:

– How does the legislation on prosecution for collaboration work? Presentation of the results of the specialized discussion; 

After the beginning of russia’s large-scale armed aggression against Ukraine, the Parliament considered and approved amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine in a shortened procedure. They established responsibility for cooperation with the occupation authorities.

These changes were primarily aimed at preventing Ukrainian citizens from cooperating with the occupation authorities in the territories. Therefore, a wide range of actions of various actors were criminalized, which led to a significant number of criminal proceedings.
12:00 PMODESADragan Šormaz, member of the Serbian Parliament (2001-2022), former member of the parliamentary committee on defense and security (online);Topics of focus:

– How Serbian weapons get to Ukraine;
– Participation of Serbian citizens in the russian-Ukrainian war;
– Relations between Serbia and Ukraine;
01:30 PMODESAStanislav Madens, representative of the Odesa divistion of Automaidan NGO (in person);

Tetiana Pavlichenko, project manager of Work LAB (in person);

Nadiya Savchenko, HR specialist (in person);

Oksana Turchyna, HR specialist (in person);

Maria Chebruchan, psychologist (in person);
Topics of focus:

– Presentation of the first results of the Work LAB project – employment courses in Odesa for IPDs;
11:00 АMKYIV– Taras Shevchenko, Deputy Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine;

– Mykola Chernotytskyi, CEO of Suspilne Public Broadcasting Company; 

– Christophoros Politis, Deputy Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine;

– Ihor Khvorostianyi, Head of the Directorate of Preschool, School, Extracurricular and Inclusive Education of the Education and Science Ministry of Ukraine; 

– Valeria Kovtun, Head of Filter national media literacy project of the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy

All in person.

Press conference entitled: “All-Ukrainian unity lesson: how to avoid falling victim to manipulations and remain united”

Why this is interesting:
The participants will speak about the preparation for the lesson, its structure, as well as how to review the project in schools.

For reference:
The All-Ukrainian unity lesson for students of grades 5-11, their parents and teachers will be broadcast on the Suspilne Kultura (Culture) TV channel and on PershyjTV YouTube channel on October 6 at 12:00 PM, as well as on October 13 at 9:30 AM in a repeat. Viewers will learn how to counteract social stereotypes, who bots and trolls are, how to consume information wisely and avoid falling victim to manipulations.

The national lesson on media literacy is implemented by Filter national media literacy project of the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy and Suspilne with the support from UNDP in Ukraine and funding from the Government of Japan.

12:00 PMKYIV– Vitaliy Koval, Head of Rivne Oblast Military Administration (online)Rivne region: current situation in the oblast and preparation for the heating season

Topics of focus:
– Preparation of the region for the heating season;
– Repair work on critical infrastructure facilities and its current state;
– Functioning of “Invincibility Centers” in the region;
– Preparation of the population for winter and the overall mood in the region;
1:30 PMKYIV The current situation in Chernihiv oblast and the region’s preparation for the heating seasonThe current situation in Chernihiv oblast and the region’s preparation for the heating season

Topics of focus:
– Security and humanitarian situation in the region;
– State of critical infrastructure, hospitals and educational institutions;
– Preparation of the region’s communities for winter;