Schedule of press-briefings in Ukraine Crisis Media Center for October 26, 2016

9-30 Discussion: “What’s news for the retired in 2017 draft budget” 
Mykola Shambir, First Deputy Head of the Pension Fund of Ukraine Board
Yevgeniy Kapinus, Deputy Minister of Finances of Ukraine
Vitaliy Melnychuk, senior expert at “Pension Reform” group, Reanimation Package of Reforms
Marianna Onufryk, expert of the Institute of Social and Economic Research

11-00 Topic: “Decentralization: are there advantages for those who did not become centers of united communities?”. UCMC initiative “Communities spokespersons”
Yevgeniya Korinna, acting head of Stepove village, Slobozhanska community, Dnipropetrovsk region

12-00 Topic: “Elections in Moldova: possible repercussions for Ukraine” 
Hanna Hopko, MP (independent), head of the Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Affairs
Victor Romaniuk, MP (“Narodnyi Front” faction)

Hanna Shelest, chief editor of the scientific journal «UA: Ukraine Analytica», board member of the Council on Foreign Relations “Ukrainian Prism” (via Skype)

12-30 Col. Andriy Lysenko, Ministry of Defense spokesperson on ATO related issues

13-00 Topic: “Activities of Free Legal Aid Centers in Kyiv region”
Oleksiy Shevchenko, head of the Main Territorial Department of Justice in Kyiv Region
Oleksandr Poznyak, director of Kyiv Regional Free Legal Aid Center ​

13-30 Topic: “Challenges related to healthcare and social guaranties in the ATO zone and on the temporarily occupied territories: practical experience of the NGO “Eleos-Ukraine”
Kseniya Shapoval, manager of Public Health program initiative, International Renaissance Foundation
Sergiy Dmytriev, project director, head of “Eleos-Ukraine” Board, deputy head of the Synodic Department for Social Mission and Charity, Kyiv Patriarchate Ukrainian Orthodox Church and executive secretary of All-Ukraninian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations
Oleksandra Ashrapova, coordinator for regional development & project monitoring, “Eleos-Ukraine” program manager
Sergiy Gorobtsov, coordinator for Donetsk region, head of Synodic Department for Social Mission and Charity, Kyiv Patriarchate Ukrainian Orthodox Church, director of hospice “House of Charity” (Grekovo-Oleksandrivska village, currently occupied), director of Donetsk Eparchy, Archpriest of Donetsk and Mariupol,  director of “Eleos-Donetsk”  (Mariupol)
Afanasiy Yavoskyi, фанасій Яворський, coordinator for Luhansk region, leader of “Eleos-Luhansk”, Bishop of Luhansk and Severodonetsk,  leader of Luhansk  Eparchy (Severodonetsk)
Liudmyla Duvanova, “Eleos Ukraine” lawyer (Bilovodsk village, Luhansk region)

14-00 Discussion: “Heat metering: advantages for consumers and who can oppose it”
Alyona Babak, MP (“Samopomich” faction)
Svyatoslav Pavliuk, expert of the Reanimation Package of Reforms
Tetyana Boyko, coordinator fro housing & public utilities programs, civil network “OPORA”
Sergiy Savchuk, head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine