UKRAINE MEDIA CENTER’S APRIL 15, 2022, PRELIMINARY BRIEFING SCHEDULE (32 RYNOK SQ., LVIV)
11:00 AM — Toloka in Lviv: Lviv Residents and Displaced Persons Clean the City Together
Lviv residents and IDPs are preparing the city for Easter together. They will take part in a toloka event together to clean up the city.
ATTENTION, A DIFFERENT ADDRESS: Rescued Pets Shelter (24, Oleksy Dovbusha St.)
* Toloka is a Ukrainian tradition of unpaid collective effort to help the community
12:30 PM — Oleksandr Korniyenko, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (online)
- results of the plenary meeting
- Statement of the Verkhovna Rada declaring that russia’s criminal acts amount to genocide
1:30 PM — Zhan Beleniuk, Member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Tokyo Olympics Champion in Greco-Roman Wrestling (online)
Stanislav Horuna, Tokyo Olympics Bronze Medalist in Karate, currently defending Ukraine in the ranks of Ukraine’s Armed Forces (in person)
- how Ukrainian athletes join the fight against the russian invasion
- the stance of sports federations and support for Ukraine by foreign athletes during the war
Interesting facts: Stanislav Horuna is auctioning off his 2020 Olympics bronze medal to support the National Guard, Ukraine’s Armed Forces, and the Territorial Defense Force
2:30 PM — Vitalii Branashko, a person living with a transplanted heart
Roman Domashych, Cardiosurgeon, Transplantologist
Maksym Ovechko, Head of the Transplantology Center
Iryna Zaslavets, Chair of iDonor Ukrainian National Donorship Platform NGO
(all in person)
Topic: Organ transplant surgery during the war. Living with a new heart
Interesting facts: A story of a patient who got a new lease of life thanks to a cardiac transplant. A story of physicians operating during the air raid alert.
4:30 PM — David Beasley, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program in Charge of Food Assistance
Corinne Fleischer, Regional Director of the UN WFP
Jacob Kern, Emergency Coordinator of the UN WFP for Ukraine
(all in person)
- the imminent threat of a global food crisis due to the war
- regions under the threat of famine
- UN and international community action plan to avert the food crisis
Why is this interesting: Global food security is threatened by the war unleashed by russia in Ukraine.
The briefing schedule is subject to change.
Please follow our updates at:
https://bit.ly/3qSJtRU – live streams
The Media Center will function as a co-working space from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
+38 067 652 91 97