Chamber held the Workshop on First Aid Provision: "Modern Techniques of Outpatient Treatment of Sports & Domestic Injuries” delivered by the Member Company 3M Ukraine.
On December 10, the Chamber held an exclusive meeting with the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatthighlighting U.S.-Ukrainian bilateral economic and political relations, GoU reform progress, USG support, current challenges and areas of opportunity.
On December 10 the Chamber held a meeting with Mr. Volodymyr Lapa, First Deputy Head of the State Service on Safety of Foodstuffs and Consumer Protection.
Discussion was focused on the following issues:
Good quality historical drama from DreamWorks Studios, directed by a legendary Steven Spielberg, was absolutely great. All the Chamber movie fans watched the breathtaking movie premiere together with their friends and families.
Is it enough to follow the day procedures, drink plenty of water and balanced feeding to be healthy and happy? Not at all. At the workshop, we had the practical approach to the question of "cleaning the mind from toxins" and prepared for the new year with "clean" thoughts.
Chamber held the Meeting devoted to presentation of “Overview of European Cybersecurity Implementation”.
The discussion has been focused on outlining main points of the document, providing recommendations and facilitating discussion on Cybersecurity in Ukraine and presented by representatives of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). ISACA presented Ukrainian translation of the document which is the first Cybersecurity guideline available in Ukrainian.
We held the Knowledge Seminar “Changes in 2016: Tax & Customs Issues” delivered by the Member Company Lavrynovych and Partners Law Firm.
On December 7, Chamber President Andy Hunder participated in Sustainable Resource Management Forum devoted to the implementation of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and its first EITI report.
Mr. Hunder spoke at the panel discussion devoted to Fostering of Private Investment in the Oil and Gas Sector and focused on stressing the importance of the Oil and Gas sector in Ukraine. He highlighted that investors were seeking improvement of current conditions, and some important steps were accomplished by the Government: the governmental institutions show openness and readiness to cooperate with business. On the other hand, it is necessary to speed up the process of reforms, as well as to actively and consistently communicate the changes and outcomes both to businesses already investing in Ukraine, and to the international community, which could invest in Ukraine tomorrow.
On December 4, the Chamber held a Presentation of the promo-video on Tourism Potential of Ukraine with participation of representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.
Ms. Yuliia Kovaliv, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, assured that tourism reform and development in Ukraine are one of main factors of economic growth.
Chamber held the Meeting with MP Taras Kutoviy, Head of the Parliamentary Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations and MP Ivan Miroshnichenko, Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations.
Discussion has been focused on the current issues in agricultural, seeds, grain, land, phytosanitary, and food safety spheres.
To learn more, please contact Anna Sankina, Policy Officer (Agricultural Issues).
The Chamber held its Annual General Membership Meeting welcoming hundreds of senior level representatives of the business and diplomatic communities, Government officials and other important partners.
On December 3, the Chamber Members met with Ms. Yuliia Marushevska, Head of Odesa Customs Office of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine aimed at discussing the recent changes, plans and next steps in customs sphere in Odesa region.
Opening the event Mr. Andy Hunder, Chamber President thanked to Ms. Marushevska for her readiness to meet with Chamber Members and expressed hope for further improvements at Odesa Customs Office targeted on simplification of customs clearance.