Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
September 23

Volodymyr Frydrak, Acting Head of the Children Services Office at the Humanitarian Policy Department of Lviv City Council

Maria Sakvuk, foster mother

Sister Yulia, tutor mom at a family-based child care home

(all in person)

Topics of focus:
– family-based forms of bringing up orphan children and children lacking parental care in Lviv Municipality
– adoption and foster care programs offered by the Lviv City Council and the Children’s Services.

Why this is important:

There are 523 children, including 188 orphan children and 335 children lacking parental care, in the records of the Children Services Office. Of them, 103 children can be adopted. On average, 92 children per year have been entered into the records, starting from 2012.
12:00 PMLVIVStepan Kuibida, Director of the Economic Policy Department of Lviv Oblast Military Administration

Vasyl Baryliuk, Director of Lviv Oblast Employment Center

(all in person)
Topics of focus:
– the jobs in Lviv Oblast: how did demands of employers and job seekers change over 7 months of the all-out war?
– what occupations are demanded most?
– how many jobs were created due to the relocation of businesses?
1:00 PMKYIVOleksandr Korniyenko, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (online)
Key topics: Verkhovna Rada’s response to the “referendums” and “mobilization”; restoring the statehood in de-occupied territories; the 2023 budget, and other pressing challenges faced by the parliament
2:00 PMKYIVIvan Fedorov, Mayor of Melitopol (online)
Topics of focus: The current military and humanitarian situation in Melitopol; the program of support for Melitopol residents who fled the city