June 22,2018

The Seventh meeting of the National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” took place. The topic was: “Presentation of the draft National Strategy for Transformation of Ukraine”.

The purpose of the National Forum is to improve the mechanisms of social dialogue, coordinate efforts of the civil sector, government and international community to address the crisis in Ukraine, and to build a European type state.

The forum was attended by representative of the highest church hierarchy of Ukraine, leaders of political parties and public organizations, representatives of business, legislative and executive power, diplomatic institutions and international organizations, experts.

Let us recall that the NFTU that has united the clergy, the diplomatic corps in Ukraine, national parliamentarians, business associations, public associations, volunteer organizations, etc., has recently been involved in the preparation of a strategy based on the successfully used “recipes” of the European integration of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and of development of Western European states.

The Concept of the National Strategy of Transformation of Ukraine was presented to the participants of the Forum. Ukraine’s transformation is a systematic process of achieving Ukraine’s compliance with the Copenhagen criteria for EU membership through a special instrument – the National Strategy for Transformation of Ukraine.

The leaders of the churches addressed the participants in a welcoming speech: Patriarch Filaret, Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate, Archbishop Sviatoslav, Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, and Archbishop of the Ukrainian Church of the Evangelical Christians Mykhaylo Panochko.

The National Forum has been working on bringing together a number of volunteer projects in Ukraine. In particular, the presentations were held by: Gennadiy Druzenko, President of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital, and Andriy Sharaskin, Chairman of the Board of the NGO “Diya” (“Action”), member of the ATO, producer.

The NFTU is working on the development of Coordination Councils whose purpose is to process sectoral parts of the Strategy. Taras Stetskiv, Energy Sector Coordinator of the NFTU, told about the activity of the energy sector. Olena Biletska, Social Sector Coordinator of NFTU, reported on the organization of the work of the Coordinating Council in this direction.

Morgan Williams, President of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, made a presentation on the topic: “A strong, growing economy – the best offensive and defensive strategy of Ukraine.”

In the discussion took part:

  • Yuliia Tymoshenko, People’s Deputy, Chairperson of the deputy faction of Political party the All-Ukrainian Union “Batkivshchyna” in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine;
  • Oleh Bereziuk, People’s Deputy, Chairperson of the deputy faction of Political party “Samopomich” Union”;
  • Mykhailo Dovbenko, People’s Deputy, member of the deputy faction of party “Petro Poroshenko Bloc”;
  • Vitaliy Skotsyk, Head of the Agrarian Party of Ukraine;
  • Mykhaylo Bugaets, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Congress of Public Associations of Ukraine;
  • Serhii Taruta, People’s Deputy, leader of the political party “Osnova”;
  • Oleg Zarubinskyi, Director of the Ukrainian Institute of Research and Extremism;
  • Volodymyr Filenko, former People’s Deputy, deputy chairman of the party “Reforms and Order”.

Subsequent to the results of the Forum and taking into account proposals, the final version of the document “Resolution of the Seventh National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” “Presentation of the Draft Concept of the National Strategy for Transformation of Ukraine” will be approved:

Darft Resolution of the VII Forum

Handout materials from the Seventh National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine:

  1. The Program
  2. Draft Concept of the Transformation Strategy forUkraine
    Концепція Стратегії Траснформації України
  3. Ukrainian Charter of a Free Man
    Українська хартія вільної людини
  4. Appeal of the Traditional Ukrainian Churches to the Faithful and to All People of Good Will
    Звернення традиційних Українських Церков до вірних та до всіх людей доброї волі
  5. Appeal of the Synod of Bishops
    Звернення Синоду Єпископів


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