Forum: Ukraine’s Ongoing Battle for Freedom — The Risks of Western Failure in Political, Economic and Humanitarian Assistance

SEPTEMBER 25 - CAPITOL HILL

The Neglected Crisis in Ukraine: The Risk of Western Failure in Political, Economic and Humanitarian Assistance,” will gather U.S. and Ukrainian leaders from government, religious and non-profit sectors to evaluate the impact of the current crisis in Ukraine and the needed responses. General (ret.) Wesley Clark, Chairman of the Board for Save Ukraine Now, will address the gathering as the keynote speaker.

 

Please see a tentative program for the event below. The Forum will start with addresses on the current situation in Ukraine, with attention to the political, economic and humanitarian dimensions of the crisis. It will then focus on practical solutions to humanitarian and development issues, with working sessions designed to result in commitments to action.

UKRAINE IN WASHINGTON:  PROGRAM

Ukraine Schoolyard destroyed by war

Ukraine in Washington Forum Program

Co-sponsored by House Ukraine Caucus and Senate Ukraine Caucus

In cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine

 

Organized by:

08:15 – 08:30   –   REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

08:30 – 09:00   –   OPENING AND WELCOME

09:00 – 09:55   –   PRAYERS AND REMARKS

10:00 – 10:40   –   VIEW FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE

10:40 – 11:20   –   VIEW FROM THE PARLIAMENT OF UKRAINE

11:20 – 11:35   –   ADDRESS FROM CONGRESSWOMAN CATHY McMORRIS RODGERS

11:40 – 12:45   –   LUNCH, KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND CONGRESSIONAL GREETING (INVITATION ONLY)

12:55 – 01:15   –   VIEW FROM THE EU: FEATURED SPEAKER AMBASSADOR DAVID O'SULLIVAN,

                                HEAD OF THE DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO THE UNITED STATES

01:20 – 02:30   –   VIEW FROM WASHINGTON

02:35 – 03:10   –   ZONES OF VULNERABILITY

03:10 – 03:35   –   COFFEE BREAK, NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY AND POSTER PRESENTATION

03:40 – 05:00   –   OVERVIEW OF THE HUMANITARIAN AND DEVELOPMENT NEEDS

05:00 – 05:30   –   KEYNOTE ADDRESS – GENERAL WESLEY CLARK OR USG REPRESENTATIVE

05:30 – 05:40   –   CLOSING REMARKS BY NADIA McDONNELL

05:40 – 06:40   –   RECEPTION, CONGRESSIONAL GREETINGS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY

 

 

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