Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
January 24
11:00 AMODESAVolodymyr Savchenko, head of the “Misto Maybutnogo”(City of the Future) project (in person);

Vladyslav Mykhaylenko, PhD in ecology, assistant of the department of ecology and environmental protection of the Odesa State Ecological University, member of the Council of Young Scientists at the Odesa Regional Administration, coordinator of the “Misto Maybutnogo”(City of the Future) project (in person);

Topics of focus:

– How to buy an ambulance for the military with the help of plastic?
– How did the Odesa “Ecological route” go?

Why is this interesting?

Over the course of 9 months, volunteers of the “Misto Maybutnogo”(City of the Future) project collected 11 tons of plastic bottle caps, handed over this plastic for recycling, and with the funds received, purchased an ambulance for the military.
More than 50 settlements from all over Ukraine took part in the project.

On January 21, “Misto Maybutnogo”(City of the Future) organized “Ecological route” – the collection of secondary raw materials, which will also be sent for processing. With the funds received, volunteers will purchase the necessary equipment for an ambulance.
01:00 PMODESALarysa Borysenko, head of NGO “Pavlograd Search and Rescue Canine Squad “Antares” (in person);

Karina Kolesnichenko, cynologist of NGO “Pavlograd Search and Rescue Canine Squad “Antares” (in person);

Maria Romanova, cynologist of the NGO “Pavlograd Search and Rescue Canine Squad “Antares” (in person);

Petro Zub, driver, cynologist of the NGO “Pavlograd Search and Rescue Canine Squad “Antares” (in person)

Topics of focus:

– How do search dogs work?
– What are the needs of the Pavlograd search and rescue canine unit “Antares”?
– How was the search operation on the Peremoha (Victory) district in the Dnipro;

More information: on January 14, 2023, a missile attack on a high-rise building in the Peremoha (Victory) district in the city of Dnipro killed more than 40 people, dozens of people were injured. Members of the “Antares” unit also took part in the search operation in the city of the tragedy.
02:00 PMODESASerhii Prytula, volunteer, head of the “Serhii Prytula’s Charitable Foundation” (in person);

Topics of focus:

– What will be the revenge for the russians. Details of the collection, thanks to which the suicide drones with a range of 30, 200 and 800 km were bought?
– What are the challenges for this year? How not to lose unity and focus on the external enemy?
– We must always be ready: how else can civilians help the military? Civilian Preparedness Centers project from the “Serhii Prytula’s Charitable Foundation”
03:00 PMODESAIhor Skrypnichenko, adviser to the consul in the USA, vice president of the Poltava Theological Seminary, master of political theology
(in person)

Topics of focus:

– Post-War Reconstruction: Challenges and Opportunities;
– Possibilities of comprehensive assistance according to which every Ukrainian will be able to feel physically and mentally healthy and protected
11:00 AMKYIVOlha Skrypnyk, Board Chairperson at the Crimean Human Rights Group
Volodymyr Chekryhin, Deputy Board Chairperson at the Crimean Human Rights Group
Iryna Siedova, researcher at the Crimean Human Rights Group (online)
Bohdan Melnykovych, lawyer at the Crimean Human Rights Group
Press conference entitled “Missile Strikes on Ukraine, Persecution and Torture: What Was Crimea Like in 2022”

Why is this interesting?
In 2022, Crimea became not only a place of detention for political prisoners, but also a prison for people abducted by the russian military from the south of Ukraine. The previous year was also denoted by a new wave of persecution of Crimeans for their standing up for Ukraine.
12:00 PMKYIVSvitlana Slipchenko, VoxCheck project manager
Myroslava Markova, VoxCheck analyst, co-author of the study
Vadym Miskyi, Program Director at NGO Detector Media, author of the weblog about russian propaganda for foreign audiences
Maryna Vorotyntseva, Senior Analyst at the Center for Countering Disinformation of the National Security and Defense Council
Pavlo Belousov, expert at the DSS380 Digital Security School
Discussion entitled “Propaganda in a Smartphone: Has Telegram Become a Hotbed of russian Propaganda”

Why is this interesting?
Three out of four Ukrainians read news mainly on social media. And the majority of respondents prefer Telegram. However, it is in Telegram that russian propaganda feels most comfortable, because the content undergoes hardly any moderation.
1:00 PMKYIVRostyslav Shurma, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of UkrainePresentation and discussion of the topic “Why Is the Tax Reform Necessary and What Would Be the Point?”

Why is this interesting?
The Office of the President of Ukraine, jointly with the Ministry of Economy and Deputies, works upon a draft tax reform that will drastically reduce the rates of most taxes and increase responsibility for their non-payment. The Speaker will talk about the experience of countries where similar tax reforms have already yielded results, and will also explain how the reform will affect the population of Ukraine, entrepreneurs and the State.
3:30 PMKYIVVasyl Bodnar, Ukraine’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Türkiye (online)Topics of focus:
– Ukrainian-Turkish relationships: 11 months of the war
– operation of the grain corridor against the background of russia’s actions
– military and technical cooperation between Ukraine and Türkiye