Schedule of press briefings in Ukraine crisis media center for September 19, 2014

11-00 Topic: “Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine – over 300K people outcast”

Alyna Shkrum, Advocacy Expert, the UNHCR-funded Advocacy and Monitoring Project on Internal Displacement in Ukraine, All-Ukrainian Charity Foundation “The Right to Protection”, an implementing partner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Borys Zakharov, lawyer at Kharkiv Human Rights Group

11-30 Press briefing of Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy:

“Social protection of Internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Crimea and ATO territories”

Vitaliy Muzychko, head of department, Ministry of Social Policy

Sergiy Maruschenko, head of department, Ministry of Social Policy

Valentyna Plachynda, State Employment Center

12-00 Topic: “NDI Election Observation Mission Ukraine snap Parliamentary elections 2014”

Edward “Ted” Kaufman, former US Senator from Delaware

Laura Jewett, NDI’s Regional Director for Eurasia

12-30 Col. Andriy Lysenko, the National Security and Defense Council information center spokesman

13-00 Topic: “Association Kit” – what, who and when should the government do to successfully implement the economic part of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement?”

Taras Kachka, American Chamber of Commerce Vice President

Robert Zeldi, EY customs manager

Dmytro Lutsenko, expert of the EU project on removing technical barriers to trade

Liubov Akulenko, NGO Centre UA