Rules of participation in the events hosted by UCMC press center

UCMC press center is a platform that allows civic activists, experts, politicians, authorities, diplomats and members of international community to conduct briefings regarding events and processes taking place in Ukraine.

UCMC platform is not intended for the purposes of advocating/lobbying business interests or solving corporate disputes.

Organizational policies and technicalities:

  • All the events at the UCMC press center shall be held against the UCMC background banner
  • Organizers of the event can place one roll-up (or “spider”) in the UCMC press room (to the left or to the right from the stage)
  • Multimedia materials directly related to the event (presentations, infographics, photo- and video materials) are displayed on flatscreens in the UCMC press room
  • Organizers shall submit multimedia materials in advance to be checked by the UCMC technical support service
  • All press events are moderated by UCMC staff, with the exception of specialized round tables, debates and discussions (moderator to be appointed in advance)
  • Events at the UCMC press center shall be advertised only after final approval of exact date, time, topic, list of speakers and issues for discussion

Agreeing to participate in events hosted by NGO Ukraine Crisis Media Center on the premises of UCMC press center, organizers and participants shall undertake the following commitments:

  • Make sure in advance that information they communicate (distribute) at the UCMC press center events is reliable, accurate, relevant, truthful and adequate;
  • Refrain from infringing third-party rights and legitimate interests, including, but not limited to respecting their honour, dignity and business reputation during participation in any events hosted by UCMC press center or distributing any information at UCMC press center ;
  • Prevent any violations of the current legislation of Ukraine during participation in any events hosted by UCMC press center, namely distributing any information at UCMC press center;
  • Independently settle disputes with third parties in case third parties should make claims regarding contents of the information they had communicated (distributed) at the UCMC press center events;
  • Should any third parties make claims (file suits) against NGO Ukraine Crisis Media Center as a result of organizers/participants’ violation of the provisions stated above, including, but not limited to communicating any disputable information during participation in any events hosted by UCMC press center (regarding refuting unreliable information, protecting honour, dignity and business reputation, intellectual property infringement etc), take measures to settle such claims (suit) independently and individually, at their own expense and free NGO Ukraine Crisis Media Center from any liability as an improper defendant;
  • Refrain from direct or indirect (disguised) campaigning in support of any political force or any candidate from any political force during participation in any events hosted by UCMC press center or distributing any information at UCMC press center;
  • Be fully and solely liable to NGO Ukraine Crisis Media Center and third party for any violation of the provisions stated above.

Should participants/organizers of the events hosted by UCMC press center violate the provisions stated above, NGO Ukraine Crisis Media Center reserves the right to refuse to host the event at any moment or discontinue it and shall be indemnified against any liability related to such refusal or discontinuation.

NGO Ukraine Crisis Media Center has no effect on media content produced during events at the UCMC press center, provides no guarantees and will not be liable for the content of information distributed by participants during the events held at the UCMC press center, including, but not limited to the participants distributing unreliable, untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate, invalid information during UCMC press center’s events, expressing their personal opinion. Furthermore, UCMC will not be liable for any damage resulting from such distribution or related to it or losses incurred by third partie

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