Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
September 26
11:30 AMKYIVIvan 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
12:30 PMKYIVSerhii Bratchuk, Chair of the Public Council under Odesa Oblast Military Administration, Spokesperson for Odesa Oblast Military Administration (online)Topic of focus: The military and security situation in Odesa Oblast

2:00 PM KYIV Alina Frolova, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine (2019–2020), Deputy Chair of the Board of the Center for Defense Strategies;

Оlexander Khara, Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Expert at Centre for Defence Strategies, Diplomat, Advisor to the Defense Minister of Ukraine (2020);

Nataliya Butyrska, Expert on East Asia, Master of International Relations;

Vadym Denysenko, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future (in person)
Expert panel discussion: the security situation in Ukraine

Discussion topics:

Mobilization in russia: causes, stages, consequences for Ukraine.

Fake referendums in the occupied territories — Ukraine’s and the world’s actions against the further annexation of the territory by the aggressor.

Geopolitical situation in the world. The balance of power in the East Asian region: China’s policy in the russo-Ukrainian war, Beijing’s possible actions.

Important notice! Participation in the special event requires prior registration:
1:30 PM LVIVVěra Jourová, European Commission’s Vice-President for Values and Transparency

Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine

Andrii Sadovyi, Lviv’s Mayor

(all in person)
Topics of focus: 
–  The results of Věra Jourová’s visit to Lviv

Registration is available at:

Registration ends at 8:00 PM. 

Volodymyr Syvokhip, Director General of Lviv National Philharmonic

Mykhailo Sosnovskyi, Manager of the Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine

Theodore Kuchar, Chief Conductor of the Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine

(all in person)

Why this is interesting:
The Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine celebrates its 120th anniversary. In this regard, the orchestra invites all friends and fans to the Lyudkevych Concert Hall to celebrate this date together. The orchestra will be guided by Chief Conductor Theodore Kuchar. Dmytro Tkachenko will be the soloist of the evening. The evening’s program will feature symphonies by three composers: Stanyslav Lyudkevych, Yevhen Stankovych and Antonín Dvořák.