Purpose, objectives and themes of the Forum

FORUM

 “Restoring Donbas and Ukraine”

December 10, 2015

NSC “Olympic” Hall of Champions

Aim:

Formation of public platform in the context of searching ways to restore Donbas and socio-economic development of Ukraine in modern conditions.

Tasks:

  • To organize multi-level dialogue involving the state, society, business, academic elite, representatives of local government, etc.
  • To activate investment performance and the development of entrepreneurship
  • To create a joint group of experts, social activists, philanthropists and representatives of international organizations in the context of “Institute of Public Diplomacy”.
  • To extend the international relations, to look for the new partners for the development of the region;
  • To discuss the Programme Document (the Strategic Plan) and projects on reconstruction and development of the region.

The Forum program includes:

– Plenary session;

– Panel discussions;

– The exhibition of children’s drawings «Peace and war through the eyes of Donbas children»

– Exposition of the project among young architects on restoring of the social infrastructure in Donbas;

– Signing of Memorandum of cooperation between the participants of the Forum on future partnership;

– Press Briefing.

Topics for discussion:

“International experience”

–  International experience in restoring of post-conflict regions and countries in social, humanitarian and economic fields;

– Ways and stages of resolving the thorniest humanitarian issues;

– Adaptation programs for the population, returning to the conflict zone;

– Protection of the rights of citizens affected by the conflict.

“Economic rehabilitation of Donbas and attracting investment to Ukraine”

– New formats of economic activity in light of specific features of post-conflict regions.

– Participation of international organizations, donors and financial institutions in the implementation of projects on Donbas restoring.

– «Municipal entrepreneurship» (development of entrepreneurship, new lines of business due to the decentralization of power in Ukraine).

– Tax policy.

– Features of local government during the post-conflict period.

 

Forum organizers:

– Community initiative «Restoring Donbas»;

– Institute for Strategic Studies “New Ukraine”;

– Ukrainian Institute of Policy Analysis and Management.

Working languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian.

Organising Committee of the Forum
Общественная инициатива
Институт стратегических исследований
Украинский институт анализа и менеджмента политики
Институт социальной защиты граждан