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Ukraine Diaspora Conference

Event date with timezone
Thursday, 17-Nov-2022 15:00:00 - Thursday, 17-Nov-2022 18:15:00 Europe/Berlin
Country
Ukraine
Type of Event
Conference

The online event will bring together representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora from different countries to discuss a role transnational communities can play in humanitarian response and country’s recovery, and to identify concrete cooperation opportunities and the way forward.

Simultaneous translation in English and Ukrainian will be provided.

Agenda

16:00 – 16:30 

Opening Remarks 

Stephen Rogers, IOM Ukraine a.i. Deputy Chief of Mission 

Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs (TBC) 

Roman Waschuk, Business Ombudsman in Ukraine, former Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine 

16.30 – 17.15 

Session I: IOM’s work in Ukraine and opportunities for diaspora engagement   

IOM’s work with diaspora groups in crisis situations and in development context 

IOM’s response in Ukraine and opportunities for cooperation with diaspora  

Q&A/Discussion  

17.15 – 18.00 

Session II: Diaspora work and good practices  

Panel discussion among representatives of Ukrainian diaspora from Czechia, Italy, Ireland, Poland and USA.  

18.00 – 18.15 

Break 

18.15 – 19.00 

Session III: Group brainstorming  

Breakout-room 1 | What can we do for humanitarian response? 

Breakout-room 2 | What can we do for economic recovery? 

19.00 – 19.15 

Conclusions and the way forward  

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