Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
April 20
12:00 PM
ODESAVira Yastrebova, director of the “Shidna Pravozahisna grupa” (Eastern Human Rights Group) (in person);

Topics of focus:

– Forced russian citizenship and mobilization on the occupied territories, other violations of human rights;
– How punitive bodies of the occupation authorities work;
11:00 AM
KYIVAmbassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to Ukraine (in person)

How does Estonia support Ukraine during the war?

Focus of topics:

– A year of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine – what was it like for Estonia and Estonians?
– Support for Ukrainians in Estonia – assistance and socialization?
– How have Estonians changed over this year, and how has their attitude toward Russians changed?
– What is the general situation in the Baltic States now?
12:00 PMKYIVOlga Trofimtseva, Coordinator of the Exporters and Investors Council (online)Ukraine farm produce import ban – the ways to solve the problem

Focus of topics:
– What losses have Ukraine suffered due to the number of European countries’ bans on agricultural imports
– What actions are currently being taken, and what are the prospects for resolving the issue of Ukrainian grain imports?
2:00 PMKYIV– Kateryna Levchenko, Government Commissioner for Gender Policy

– Oksana Hryhoryeva, Gender Advisor to the Commander of the Ground Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces

– Olha Perunova, Head of the Department for Respecting Gender Equality of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine;

– Yulia Maligonova, Head of the Gender Equality Sector of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine;

– Iryna Zalialova, Head of the Department for Monitoring Gender Equality and Efforts to Combat Domestic Violence under the Human Rights Compliance Department, National Police of Ukraine;

– Kateryna Pryimak, Acting Head of the Ukrainian Women Veteran Movement NGO
In-person attendance of all participants.
Panel discussion: “Women, Peace, Security – Ukraine’s Defense Sector”

Focus of topics:

– Why the Women, Peace, and Security agenda is essential for Ukraine’s security and defense sector. What is its subject matter?
– What are the authorities represented by the participants doing to ensure equal rights and opportunities for women and men?
– What are the most serious problems in this area, what has already been done, and what actions are taken to address them?
How is gender equality reflected in the security and defense forces, and how should it be reflected in Ukraine’s recovery plans?

Why is it interesting?
The discussion of the implementation of the updated National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security until 2025 by the security and defense institutions will be held during the event.