May 11
11:00 AMLVIVSPECIAL EVENTFree blood glucose level test for media workers

Why this is important:
War and its consequences, chronic stress negatively impact health and can lead to numerous diseases, including diabetes especially for people with high risk of developing this disease.
This event is a part of the information campaign «Diabetes Hunters» of Act for Health Ukrainian-Swiss project.
11:30 AMLVIVParticipants:
— Orest Chemerys, Director of Health Care Department of Lviv Oblast Military Administration
— Lesya Kobetska, Deputy Director of the Department, Head of the Health Care Directorate of the Humanitarian Policy Department of Lviv City Council
— Iryna Hnativ and Maryana Klymtsiv, family doctors, leaders of «Diabetes Hunters» team in Lviv oblast
— Halyna Maistruk, Head of Act for Health Swiss-Ukrainian project
— Maryana Sluzhynska, Region Coordinator of Act for Health in Lviv region
briefing by «Diabetes Hunters» event organizers

Transfer to the IDP Support Center at Lviv Arena (199 Stryiska Street) will be available for the journalists after the briefing. There, «Diabetes Hunters» team will provide free blood glucose level tests for the internally displaced persons.
11:30 AMKYIVOleh Bondar, Head of the Division for Pyrotechnical Works and Humanitarian Demining of the State Emergency Service; Oleksandr Tsirka, Head of the Engineering Service of the Main Directorate of the National Guard of Ukraine (in person)Current topic:
Demining the territory of Ukraine.
12:00 PMKYIVParticipants:
– Hanna Maliar, Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine;
– Oleksiy Hromov, Brigadier General, Deputy Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine;
– Oleksiy Nadtochiy, Chief of Operations of the Main Directorate of the National Guard of Ukraine;
– Leonid Baran, Director of Border Protection Department of the Administration of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine;
– Oleksiy Serheyev, Head of the Command and Coordination Department of the National Police of Ukraine
Special briefing by the representatives of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Current topics:

— preliminary results of the first phase of the war and the main tasks of the current phase of fighting back against russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine;
— Mariupol defense;
— current issues of russian invasion
2:15 PM
LVIVSPECIAL EVENTAn international symbol of child refugees, a 3.5-meter puppet, Amel will visit the refugee settlement in Lviv.
This puppet depicts a 10-year-old little girl migrant from Syria, who walked 8,000 km looking for her mother in 2021. According to the organizers, the 3.5-meter puppet is an embodiment of millions of children, who lost their home and were separated from their families.

Reporters meet at Sensoteka (22 Samchuka Street)

An interpreter will be present at the event.
More about the puppet:
1:00 PMLVIVHennadiy Lahuta, Head of Kherson Oblast Military Administration (online)Current topics:
– Military action in the oblast
– The russians’ attempts to set up occupation regime in Kherson and other towns of the oblast
– The humanitarian situation
2:00 PMLVIVSerhiy Bratchuk, Spokesperson of Odesa Oblast Military Administration (online)Current topics:
– Missile strikes on the oblast: what are russians trying to achieve?
– The situation in Transnistria
– The economic and humanitarian situation in the region