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DiasporaAid: Opportunities for diaspora and migrant engagement to advance Ukraine’s economic development

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DiasporaAid: Opportunities for diaspora and migrant engagement to advance Ukraine’s economic development

We are organizing a series of online webinars which aim to launch a more structured discussion in Ukraine on how to activate and engage the potential of Ukraine’s diaspora and migrant community in Ukraine’s economic development. 

Join us as we bring together Ukrainian diaspora, Government of Ukraine, international community and other diasporas of the world, for discussion and debate

Stay tuned for the following online events on economic engagement of diaspora and migrant community

  1. STRENGTHENING DIASPORA AND MIGRANT INVESTMENT IN UKRAINE
  2. ROLE OF MIGRANTS AND DIASPORA IN STRENGTHENING SMEs IN UKRAINE
  3. COVID-19 AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENHANCE DIASPORA ECONOMIC ENGAGEMENT WITH UKRAINE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH THE DIASPORA AND MIGRANT COMMUNITY
  4. STRENGTHENING COMMUNICATION WITH THE DIASPORA AND MIGRANT COMMUNITY IN SUPPORT OF UKRAINE’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  5. SMART DIASPORA POLICIES: STRENGTHENING POLICIES & PROGRAMMES TO SUPPORT DIASPORA AND MIGRANT ECONOMIC ACTIVITY WITH UKRAINE

STRENGTHENING DIASPORA AND MIGRANT INVESTMENT IN UKRAINE

June 29, 2021

Agenda

Link for registration: https://bit.ly/3d6B8mq

Focus of this webinar will be on the development of mechanisms and platforms for retail investors from the Ukrainian diaspora and migrant community to invest in Ukraine.  We will also explore international experience and learn about different diaspora and migrant investment instruments that can potentially be transferable, scalable or adaptable to the Ukrainian context.

Moderator:  Natalia Nemyliwska, Director Economic Prosperity and Investment Committee (EPIC), Ukrainian World Congress

16:00 – 16:30 Opening remarks
MFA representative (TBC)
Lenna Koszarny, Chair, EPIC and Vice President, Ukrainian World Congress (TBC)
Sergiy Tsivkach, Executive Director, UkraineInvest
Michael Newson, Senior Labour Migration and Human Development Specialist, IOM Regional Office Vienna
   
16:30 – 16:55 Role and experience of international organizations and stakeholders in developing and promoting migrant and diaspora investment
Kateryna Ardanyan, Migration and Development Officer, IOM Ukraine
Karim Karaki, Senior Associate, PwC Luxembourg

Mariia Volkovska, Manager,  PwC Ukraine

   
16:55 – 17:10 Engaging economically the Ukrainian diaspora and migrant community: potential, experience and expectations
Zenon Potoczny, President, Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce, Canada
Emma Turos, Managing Director, Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce, Ukraine
   
17:10 – 17:40 International experience: good practices and lessons learned
Manoela Lussi, Programme Manager of Diaspora project, IOM Albania
Yohannes Assefa, Board Member, Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund
 
17:40 18:00 Questions and answers

 

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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