Schedule of press-briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for June 17, 2016

10-00 Topic: “Ministry of Defense of Ukraine: updates on the activities over the past 3 days”
Lt. Dmytro Gutsulyak, Ministry of Defense of Ukraine spokesperson

10-30 Topic: “New opportunities for Norwegian investors in Ukrainian energy sector”
Richard Nygaard Scarborough, Deputy Head of Mission at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kyiv
Arne Jakobsen, founder and CEO of the Norwegian hydro energy company “Blaafall”
Kateryna Busol, senior lawyer NGO “EasyBusiness”

11-00 Topic: “EU-Ukraine relations: current progress and impasses”
Andrej Plenkovic, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee
Olena Sotnyk, MP (“Samopomich” faction), Secretary of the Parliamentary Committee on European integration
Liubov Akulenko, CEO of the Ukrainian Center for European Policy
Moderator: Nataliya Shapoval, director for economic & political research, Kyiv School of Economics

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

13-00 Topic: «Illegally transferred out of Crimea: Antiterrorism legislation as a tool for religious persecution” 
Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
Valeriya Lutkovska, Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights
Oleksandra Matviychuk, coordinator of the campaign #LetMyPeopleGo, civil initiative “Euromaidan SOS»
Refat Chubarov, Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, MP (“Petro Poroshenko Bloc” faction)

14-00 Topic: “Czech experience on financing political parties: lessons for Ukraine” 
Ivan Počuch, Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Ukraine
Natalia Korchak, head of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption
Vit Simral, Czech expert, PhD
Denys Kovryzhenko, legal advisor, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
Andriy Kruglashov, coordinator of civil movement “CHESNO”
Roman Smyk, National Agency for Prevention of Corruption
Oleksandr Lemenov, Anti-corruption reform group, Reanimation Package of Reforms

16-00 Topic: “General update on OSCE SMM activity and the security situation in Ukraine”
Alexander Hug, Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine