Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
February 13
11:00 АM KYIV– 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

– Vidadi Israfilov, military veteran, entrepreneur, «VARTO: Veteran business support program» by Ukrainian Veterans Foundation competitive programs winner

– Dmytro Martynenko, military veteran, active duty serviceman, entrepreneur, «VARTO 2.0» competitive programs winner

All in person. 

Presentation of “Current needs and prospects of meaningful career opportunities and professional growth for military veterans in Ukraine” survey results

Why is it interesting?
The Ukrainian Veterans Foundation is revealing the findings of its latest research, aimed at delineating the prevailing needs and hurdles encountered by Ukrainian veterans as they navigate the transition to civilian life and endeavor to advance professionally. Through an anonymous online survey, the study has unearthed invaluable insights into veterans’ vocational aspirations, support requisites, and proposals for enhancing the efficacy of specialized state institutions.

According to the survey findings, a notable 50.14% of participating veterans expressed a keen interest in entrepreneurial pursuits, while a mere 10% indicated a preference for traditional employment roles.

Foremost among the challenges confronting veterans is mental well-being, cited by a substantial 71.14% of respondents, closely trailed by concerns over inadequate remuneration, resonating with 68.94% of participants. By contrast, issues pertaining to physical health and the dearth of job opportunities in their respective locales garnered comparatively lesser attention.

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12:00 РM KYIV– Rostyslav Karandieiev, acting First Deputy Minister of Culture and Information Policy

– Ihor Hordiichuk, Major General of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Hero of Ukraine, Deputy Head of the National Defense University of Ukraine

– Volodymyr Tylishchak, acting Deputy Head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance

– Ihor Poshyvailo, General Director at the National Memorial Complex of Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred — Museum of the Revolution of Dignity

— Pavlo Sydorenko — a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, coordinator of the “Initiative Group of Maidan Victims/Wounded” public union.

All in person.
Press conference on the Day of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes

Why is it interesting?
Every year on February 20, Ukraine honors the memory of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes, and for the tenth time, the memorial day is held in the context of the war with Russia.

The press conference will feature a presentation of the program of events, information and social campaign, slogan and key messages dedicated to the Day of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes.
1:00 РM KYIV– Oleksandr Chekryhin, Director of the Emergency Prevention Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (in person)Briefing entitled: “Enabling Digitization in Fire and Technogenic Safety Auditing”