Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
April 27
11:00 AM

ODESAIhor Skrypnichenko, adviser to the Honorable Consul of Ukraine in USA (online);

Valery Oslavskyi, trainer of the program (in person);

Topics of focus:

– How the Seattle Pacific University training program for government and military leaders, psychologists, educators, chaplains, and volunteers works;
– How many people have already been trained;
– Special features of the program in the South of Ukraine
12:00 PMODESAOleh Sokolov, Representative of the Government Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Odesa regional military administration (in person);

Dmytro Vychyk, head of the NGO “Anti-Discrimination Confederation” (in person);

Serhii Rashchenko, co-founder of the MOTUS rehabilitation center (in person);

Stas Meladze, serviceman (in person);

Roman Horodensky, serviceman (in person);

Updated: Changes in the list of participants: Tetyana Livandovska, physical therapist of the MOTUS center, will speak instead of Serhiy Rashchenko (in person). Ruslana Danylkina, a military serviceman, will also speak at the briefing (in person).
Topics of focus:

– Accessibility of the urban space for people with disabilities. Veteran experience;
– How the government and business have changed their attitude to the problems of accessibility of the urban space after the full-scale war;
– What should be changed in Ukrainian cities to improve the accessibility for people with the reduced mobility?
11:00 AM
KYIV– Oleh Hnatiuk, Project Manager at the ZMINA Human Rights Center (in person);

– Borys Petruniok. researcher at the ZMINA Human Rights Center (in person);

– Anatolii Harahatyi, Kharkiv region resident, a victim of torture (in person);

– Serhii Pohorielov, Kyiv region resident, a victim of torture (online);

– Maria Kwiecinska, World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) (online);

– Denis Lysenko, Prosecutor General’s Office (in person)
Torture as a tactic: why does the Russian army torture Ukrainians on a massive scale, and how to bring the perpetrators to justice?

Topics of focus:

– Why does the russian federation torture Ukrainians on such a massive and wide scale?
– Russian persecution: who are first to suffer, and what methods of torture are used to break civilians?
– What should the state and international organizations do to bring to justice those who commit war crimes?

Why is this interesting?
The number of war crimes that russia has committed since the beginning of the full-scale war and is still committing is measured in tens of thousands. Massive cases of torture have been reported after the liberation of the territories. russia is committing those crimes, in particular, in dozens of special torture chambers.
During the event, a study on torture and ill-treatment of civilians in the Ukrainian territories under Russian occupation will be presented.
2:00 PMKYIV– Illia Perevozchykov, Head of the Hydrological Forecasts Department at the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center of the State Emergency Service (in person)

– Oleksandr Khorunzhyy, Press Officer of the State Emergency Service (in person)
Flooding in Ukraine – what are the consequences and the situation today?