Discussion: Ukraine’s Nature-positive and Climate-neutral Recovery

Agenda (times in CET)

10:00: Opening remarks by organizers

  • Viola von Cramon-Taubadel, Member of the European Parliament
  • Irene Lucius, Regional Conservation Director, WWF Central and Eastern Europe
  • Juhani Grossmann, Team Leader Green Corruption, Basel Institute on Governanc
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10:05: Keynotes

  • Olha Stefanishyna (online), Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine
  • Teresa Czerwińska, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank
  • Ihor Zhovkva (online), Chief diplomatic advisor to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy

10:20: Panel 1: Governance issues in the field of natural resource use in Ukraine

  • Alina Sokolenko, Chairman of Association of Sustainable Development Experts
  • Amanda Cabrejo Le Roux, Environmental Crime Specialist, Basel Institute on Governance
  • Bastian Veigel, Programme Director at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • Anna Paterson, International Development Consultant, The Policy Practice
  • Moderator: Juhani Grossmann

11:40 Panel 2: Good governance mechanisms to ensure a sustainable recovery in Ukraine

  • Mustafa Nayyem (online), Head of the State Agency for Reconstruction and Development of Infrastructure of Ukraine
  • Christine Toetzke, Director for European Union and Multilateral Development Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
  • Jean-Erik De Zagon, the Head of the EIB Office in Ukraine
  • Reiner Perau, CEO, German Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce
  • Iryna Stavchuk, Ukraine Program Manager, European Climate Foundation
  • Moderator: Viola von Cramon-Taubadel

12:40: Agreeing on key messages to take forward to the Ukraine Recovery Conference 2023

  • Moderator: Irene Lucius

13:55: Refreshments (drinks and lunch)

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