Schedule

Kyiv
Lviv
August 19
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11:30 AMKYIVBohdan Zheleznyak, director; Artur Zheleznyak, producer;

Serhiy Halahoza, producer; Maksym Yakovlyev, leading actor.
Topic of focus: The presentation of the motion picture “Ma,” a film exploring the question of why there is such a huge gap between our nation and theirs.
14:30 PMKYIVVadym Holub, Head of the Department of Strategic Communications at the National Guard of Ukraine

Ruslan Muzychuk, Press Secretary of the National Guard of Ukraine

Anna Kalynchuk, attorney;
Vyacheslav Likhachev, Center for Civil Liberties

Important Notice! An expert off-the-record meeting with the journalists on the Azov unit of the National Guard of Ukraine: myths and truth about Ukraine’s defenders

Registration is required: https://forms.gle/7SQ9ykcLEXx1cPSM6

Topics for discussion:

russian narratives about the Azov unit of the National Guard of Ukraine;

Legal basis for the establishment and operation of the unit;

Azov’s struggle for the independence of Ukraine; issue of prisoners of war.
 
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11:00 AMLVIVIvanna Herus, Head of the Education, Science, and Innovations Commission of Lviv Oblast Council

Volodymyr Kebalo, Manager of the Council of Europe project “Strengthening civil participation in democratic decision making in Ukraine”


Oleh Dukas, expert of the Council of Europe project “Strengthening civil participation in democratic decision making in Ukraine”


Yulia Hvozdovych, expert of the Council of Europe project “Strengthening civil participation in democratic decision making in Ukraine”


Olena Abramiuk, psychologist, psychotherapist, and regional coordinator of the Malteser Relief Service
SPECIAL EVENT!
Discussion entitled “Children of War: Adaptation and Socialization”

The discussion will be based on the results of a survey carried out by Lviv Oblast Council in cooperation with experts of the NGO Civil Society Development Forum according to methodologies of the Council of Europe project “Strengthening civil participation in democratic decision making in Ukraine”

Issues to be discussed:
– specifics of teaching children who moved to the western oblasts
– the social adaptation of internally displaced children
– ensuring social cohesion of children as a team, informal communication
– the psychological support to children, teachers, and parents
– linguistic and cultural barriers

The event is expected to take about 1 hour
Free admission

Visitors are requested to come 10 to 15 minutes before the event starts.
12:30 PMLVIVOleksandr Merezhko, Chair of the Foreign Policy and Interparliamentary Cooperation Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (online)Topics of focus: 
– Results of the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and UN Secretary General António Guterres to Ukraine