Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
December 9
11:00 AMODESAVira Yastrebova, director of the NGO “Shidna Pravozahisna grupa”  (Eastern Human Rights Group) (in person);

Pavlo Lysyanskyi, director of the Institute of Strategic Studies and Security (in person);

Topics of focus:

– Presentation of the report “Forced deportation of children to the russian federation”
12:00 PMODESAHanna Pozdniakova, director of the utility company “Heat Supply of the City of Odesa” (in person);

Nataliya Mostovskikh, director of the Department of Urban Economy of the Odessa City Council (in person)

Topics on focus:

– How Odesa prepares for winter?
– How will municipal services work in case of possible missile attacks?
– Challenges of the city’s life – support systems during winter
International aid to Odesa
13:00 PMODESAOleksii Chornyi, Head of the Coordination Humanitarian Headquarters of the Odesa oblast (in person)
Topics on focus:

– How the Humanitarian Headquarters of the Odesa region prepares for winter
– Report about humanitarian activities during November 
10:00 AMKYIVMary Hakobyan, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (in person)Topic of focus:
Donor conference on mine action in Ukraine
11:00 AMKYIVIsa Akayev, Commander of the “Crimea” Volunteer Battalion

Denys Sokolov, Civil Council

Oleksandr Fortuna, Chief of Staff of the Russian Volunteer Corps
Special event: “The Sunset of an Empire: How the Peoples of russia Will Exercise the Right for Self-Determination After the Victory of Ukraine”

Registration for the event:

For reference:
The “Crimea” battalion is a Crimean Tatar volunteer intelligence battalion that has been participating in the russo-Ukrainian war on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine since 2014. It is staffed mainly from representatives of the Crimean Tatars, as well as from Chechens and other representatives of the peoples of the North Caucasus.
The Civil Council that consists of leaders of civil movements from russian regions and national republics is teaming up with the Russian Volunteer Corps, which is fighting as part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, for the political and military struggle against russian aggression in Ukraine and the putin’s regime in russia.
1:00 PMKYIVVolodymyr Kudrytskyi, Chairman of the Management Board of NPC Ukrenergo (in person)Topic of focus:
The condition of the power system: cold snap challenges and risks of new attacks
2:30 PMKYIVEdvards Smiltēns, Speaker of the Latvian Seimas (online)Important topics:
After the “Rain”: how this event will affect the situation
Latvian assistance to Ukraine
How to keep the topic of Ukraine in the focus of attention in the EU
11:00 AMKHARKIVValentina Kostenko, deputy head of the Kharkiv regional organization of the Red Cross Society of Ukraine,

Oleksandr Grigorov, a specialist in providing assistance to the population.
Topics of the briefing:
— Assistance in creating generally accessible heating points;
— Providing residents and internally displaced persons with the necessary humanitarian assistance;
— Provision of humanitarian aid to people who have been displaced from de-occupied territories or from territories of active hostilities and those who are in temporary accommodation.
— Development of District Organizations for more prompt response to the needs of different districts of Kharkiv;
— Assistance in setting up safe places in case of an air alarm;
— Assistance to city hospitals and polyclinics with food and non-food goods.
— Assistance to housing and communal enterprises of the city with food and non-food goods.