Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for June 18, 2015

10-00 Topic: “Legal report by NGO “Razom”: “Human rights in the occupied territories: the example of Crimea”
Ivanna Bilych, lawyer and activist, initiator and co-author of the report “Crisis in Ukraine: legal dimensions”
Olena Sharvan, lawyer, co-author of legal reports, Phd in Criminal Law at the Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland) and at I. Franko National University (Lviv, Ukraine)
Mateush de Moura Sena, lawyer and co-author of legal reports, member of the International Fiscal Council in Singapore

10-30 Topic: “Public appeals regarding numerous drawbacks of bills on Interior Ministry reform”
Olexandr Matviychuk, Chairman of the Board at Center for Civil Liberties, EvromaidanSOS coordinator
Pavel Dykan, lawyer, coordinator of the Heavenly Hundred lawyers’ group
Daria Kalenyuk, Executive Director of the Anti-Corruption Action Centre

11-00 Topic: “Culture beyond Crimea»
Liliya Mlinarych, President of the Koktebel Jazz Festival
Andriy Shchekun, Chairman of the Crimean center for business and cultural cooperation “Ukrainian House”
Andriy Yurash, Director of Religious Affairs and Nationalities Department in Ministry of Culture of Ukraine

Moderator: Taras Berezovets, ideologist of the “Free Crimea” Project

12-30 Col. Andriy Lysenko, Presidential Administration spokesperson on issues connected with ATO

13-00 Topic: “General update on OSCE SMM activity and the security situation in Ukraine”
Michael Bociurkiw, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine spokesman

13-45 Topic: “Creating a Ukrainian national blood center”
Anatoly Chuhriyiv, President of Ukraine blood service
Larysa Vahnenko, Deputy Head of the Department of Transfusion A.Shalimov National Institute of Surgery and Transplantation, President of the NGO “Association of disinterested/selfless blood donation “Pokrova”
Ivan Tsanko, representative of company “Med-Lab” and NGO “Providna Rada” [Leading Council]
Hryhoriy Panasenko, researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of NAS of Ukraine
Olga Borysenko, Head of the plasma processing Kiev city center
Anatoly Zamkovyy, Head of Blood Center of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Chief transfusiologist in Defense Ministry of Ukraine
Iryna Slavitska, representative of the Association of young donors

15-00 Topic: “Western NIS Enterprise Fund provides $ 50,000 to the development of electronic public procurement system ProZorro”
Yaroslava Johnson, president of Wnisef Fund
Iryna Ozymok, program manager of the local economical development program Wnisef
Olexandr Starodubtsev, Director of public procurement regulation in the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
Andriy Kucherenko, IT-project koorynator ProZorro
Olexiy Hmara, Executive Director of Transparency International Ukraine

16-00 Topic: “Non-transparent state tariff policy. Analysis and proposals”
Oleg Honcharenko, Coordinator of the NGO “Uryad drugoi dumky” [Open-minded government]


Additional Events: UCMC International Media & Art Lounge

9-30 Topic: “Presentation of the study findings: “CLOSE TOGETHER OR FAR APART: Poles, Germans and Russians on the Russia-Ukraine Crisis”
Dr Hrihoriy Nemyria, Chairman, Human Rights Committee, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Dr. Jacek Kucharczyk, Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw
Łukasz Wenerski, Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw
Mykola Riabchuk, Writer, journalist, commentator; Ukrainian PEN Centre; Kyiv
Cornelius Ochmann, Foundation for German-Polish cooperation, Warsaw/Berlin

Foreword: Gabriele Schoeler, Bertelsmann Foundation

13-00 Topic: Study Results Presentation “How to Help Ukraine’s Economy Reform and Grow: A Test Case for the European Union”
Dr Michael Landesmann, wiiw, Vienna
Peter Havlik, wiiw, Vienna
Dr. Jacek Kucharczyk, Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw
Sevki Acuner, Director EBRD, Ukraine
Hlib Vyshlinsky, Executive Director, Center for Economic Strategy

Foreword: Gabriele Schoeler, Bertelsmann Foundation