14.11.22 / COP27 / Event

Green Recovery Plan: how to realize Ukraine's potential to become a driver of rapid decarbonization in Europe

Ukrainian Pavilion side event at COP27, Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt

Tuesday, 15th November, 10:30-12:00

Ukrainian pavilion, Blue Zone, Area C

 

 

Political, executive and financial institutions around the world are increasingly talking about the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine from a “build back better” perspective. The event "Green Recovery Plan: how to realize Ukraine's potential to become a driver of rapid decarbonization in Europe" will be focused on decarbonization and climate change mitigation and adaptation aspects of planned Ukraine’s economic recovery, followed by panel discussion. Ukrainian and international experts and policymakers will discuss the vision of a decarbonized future for Ukraine, engaging all relevant stakeholders in practical dialogue on sustainable recovery of Ukraine’s key economic sectors.

The goal of the event is to define how Ukraine, in the process of re-inventing its post-war economy, can contribute to fulfilling decarbonization targets of Europe, and find out what is needed to make post-war reconstruction an active driver of the European Green Deal.  

Agenda:

  1. Opening remarks from the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine
  2. Presentation by Center of economic recovery: Institutional architecture of Ukraine’s economic recovery and role of cross-sectoral policies and reforms 
  3. Virtual address by Andrius Kubilius, United for Ukraine Network
  4. Presentation by State agency for energy efficiency: Role of energy efficiency for Ukraine’s economic recovery and necessary financial instruments
  5. Presentation by Institute for Economics and Forecasting of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  6. Panel discussion 
  7. Q&A session 

Speeches and presentations:
Kyrylo Kryvolap, head of the Center for Economic Recovery
Andrius Kubilius, member of the European Parliament, coordinator of the United for Ukraine inter-parliamentary network (video address)
Valery Bezus, head of the State Energy Efficiency Agency (online)
Oleksandr Diachuk, Leading Research Officer at Institute for Economics and Forecasting of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Panel discussion:
Anna Shpitsberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Energy Resources
Oleksandr Diachuk, Leading Research Officer at Institute for Economics and Forecasting of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Svitlana Romanko, founder and director of Razom We Stand
Representative of the World Bank (to be confirmed)
EBRD representative (to be confirmed)

Panel discussion moderator:
Kyrylo Kryvolap, head of the Center for Economic Recovery

Organizers: Ministry of environmental protection of Ukraine, Center for Economic Recovery, Razom We Stand

The event will take place in the Ukrainian Pavilion at COP27 (Blue Zone, Area C) in Sharm-El-Sheikh, 10:30-12:00 local time (GMT+2), and will be livestreamed at the Youtube channel of the Ministry of Environment of Ukraine.

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