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The Ukrainian House in Davos opens its doors from January 16 to 19

13 Jan, 2023
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The Ukrainian House in Davos opens its doors from January 16 to 19

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An exceptional programme of events with the participation of world-famous speakers: www.ukrainehousedavos.com


The Ukrainian House in Davos will open its doors on January 16, 2023 for a four-day programme of panel discussions and cultural events during the World Economic Forum. This year's programme of the Ukrainian House, which is being opened for the fifth time, is focused on strengthening international solidarity and support for Ukraine.

The Armed Forces, the government headed by the President of Ukraine, and ordinary Ukrainians have inspired the world with exceptional acts of bravery – from the battlefield to volunteering, from diplomacy to the economy. Western countries, along with other allied governments and conscious citizens around the globe, are united in unprecedented support for Ukraine. Despite Russia’s brutal onslaught, Ukraine remains united, defiant, determined, strong, and resilient. This is not only a war against Ukraine, but an attack on the principles and values of the democratic world.

Ukraine House is returning to Davos and aims to unify and inform the response of the global community to Russia’s war on Ukraine. Ukraine House will bring together high-level government, civic society, and business leaders amplifying the country’s voice, including what Ukraine needs to ensure a victorious outcome; its immense contribution to global food security; the ongoing attack on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure and what support is needed urgently now; shining a spotlight on Ukraine’s heroic defenders, humanitarian heroes and global ambassadors; as well as focusing on economic resilience, rebuilding cities, investment opportunities now and in the future, and much more.

"This year, at the Ukrainian House in Davos, we will contribute to the strengthening of global support for Ukraine, which during the last year has united the entire democratic world around itself," said Ulyana Khromyak, executive director of the Ukrainian House in Davos. "This year has been extremely difficult for Ukrainians.", it was marked by difficulties, pain, and suffering, which multiply daily. The realization that Davos and the wider international community are on the side of Ukraine gives our people the strength to continue the struggle. We must defend our sovereignty, continue to fight for freedom and the European future, and patiently wait for our great country's reconstruction and revival. We must defend our sovereignty, continue to fight for freedom and the European future, and wait patiently for the rebuilding and revitalization of our great country. We have the honor of hosting world-renowned speakers, first-class moderators, and, most importantly, inspired Ukrainians who defend their country at the front and do everything to ensure it remains stable and indomitable. We will welcome you to the Ukrainian House in Davos!".

Among the speakers are high-ranking Ukrainian officials, mayors of Ukrainian cities who have been under siege, leading foreign politicians, humanitarian sector activists, and international business leaders, journalists, and supporters of a free Ukraine. Ukrainian heroes fighting in the most dangerous hotspots will be present at a special panel discussion. The full list of invited guests and registration by the link: www.UkraineHouseDavos.com.

The list of speakers will include, in particular:

  • Andriy Yermak, head of the Office of the President of Ukraine (video)
  • Yulia Svyridenko, First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine - Minister of Economic Development and Trade
  • Mykhailo Fedorov, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine
  • Oleksandr Kubrakov, Deputy Prime Minister for the Reconstruction of Ukraine - Minister of Community Development, Territories and Infrastructure of Ukraine (video)
  • Rostyslav Shurma, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine
  • Oleksiy Reznikov, Minister of Defense of Ukraine (video)
  • Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (video)
  • Herman Galushchenko, Minister of Energy of Ukraine (video)
  • Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine
  • Davyd Arahamia, Chairman of the parliamentary faction of the political party "Servant of the People", secretary of the National Investment Council (video)
  • Yehor Chernev, People's Deputy of Ukraine, head of the Permanent Delegation of Ukraine to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
  • Kyrylo Budanov, Major General, Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (video communication)
  • Rustem Umerov, head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine
  • Oleksiy Chernyshov, Chairman of the Board of Naftogaz of Ukraine
  • Vitaliy Klitschko, mayor of Kyiv
  • Oleksandr Sinkevych, mayor of Mykolaiv
  • Andriy Sadovy, mayor of Lviv
  • Serhiy Sukhomlyn, mayor of Zhytomyr
  • Dr. Werner Heuer, President of the European Investment Bank
  • Odile Renaud-Basso, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Makhtar Diop, Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation
  • Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia (2016-2021), chief representative of the UN Secretary General's Every Woman Every Child initiative, member of the YES Supervisory Board
  • Jose Andres, founder of humanitarian organization World Central Kitchen
  • Scott Kelly, American astronaut, United24 ambassador
  • Elina Svitolina, Ukrainian tennis player, United24 ambassador
  • Andriy Shevchenko, Ukrainian football player, United24 ambassador (video link)
  • Yaroslava Gres, coordinator of United24
  • Michael Capponi, founder and president of Global Empowerment Mission
  • Simonas Kairys, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Masi Nayem, lawyer, officer, and lieutenant of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
  • Ilya ("Gandalf") Samoilenko, Ukrainian military serviceman, intelligence officer of the National Guard of Ukraine
  • Yuliya ("Tyra") Paevska, Ukrainian military servicewoman, paramedic, volunteer
  • Yehor Firsov, Ukrainian lawyer, military medic, evacuation driver and gunner (video link)
  • Christina Voler, Director of Ukrainian Initiatives at the Temertei Family Foundation
  • Olena Kryvenko, volunteer, chairman of the board of the charitable organization "Kolo"
  • Iryna Kondratova, chief physician of the Kharkiv Regional Perinatal Center
  • Andy Hunder, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • Ben Driggs, President, Global High Growth Regions, Honeywell
  • Max Lyashko, CEO of Parimatch
  • Marta Poslad, Director of Public Policy in Central and Eastern Europe and the Transatlantic Region, Google
  • Alex Long, director of public policy and emerging territories in the EMEA region, Netflix
  • Yulia Badritdinova, CEO of McDonald's in Ukraine, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia
  • Oleg Derevyanko, chairman and leading ideologist of Information Systems Security Partners (ISSP), Ukraine
  • John Herbst, senior director of the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center
  • Iryna Ozymok, founder of the International Summit of Mayors
  • Vadym Denysenko, executive director of the Ukrainian Institute of the Future
  • Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist
  • Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, editor of Foreign Affairs magazine
  • Katya Soldak, editor-in-chief of international editions of Forbes Media

You can register for visits and learn more about the programme of events by the link: www.ukrainehousedavos.com

The Ukrainian House in Davos will be open from 17:00 (CET) on January 16 until 22:00 on January 19.

Follow the Ukrainian House in Davos on social networks:

  • Twitter: @UKRHouseDavos
  • Facebook: @ukrainehousedavos
  • Instagram: @Ukraine.House.Davos
  • LinkedIn: UkraineHouseDavos
  • YouTube: ukrainehousedavos
  • Hashtag: #UkraineHouseDavos

Media Contact: For details, contact Nikita Bernardi at nb@ashbright.com or media@ukrainehousedavos.com


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