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12 November 2020 - 1 December 2020
Emerging Ukraine: Europe’s new growth engine?

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Welcome to

Emerging Ukraine: Europe’s new growth engine?

Inspiring plenary sessions, informative panels and targeted 1:1 meetings will put the Norwegian-Ukrainian cooperation on a brand new level.

NB! Registration is now closed. Please contact us via aa@nucc.no if you want to join the event.

Join us online to discuss the emergence of Ukraine in light of recent reforms and political and economic development. The discussion will also entail a closer look at financial transactions and risk assessments, perspectives on bilateral trade and future NUCC activities. Here you will be able to register for the event, as well as schedule direct B2B meetings with other relevant participants.

Topics addressed?

  • Progress of reforms in Ukraine 
  • Perspectives on trade between Norway and Ukraine 
  • How to unlock bilateral trade potential
  • Digital networking

Why participate?

  • Receive an update on the progress of reforms in Ukraine and what this means for your business
  • Discover new opportunities for bilateral trade 
  • Develop your network with professionals in Norway and Ukraine
  • Find potential partners and relevant projects

    In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to take contact with Anastasia Antonyk via aa@nucc.no


    15:00 – 17:00Plenary session 
    15:00Welcome wordsH.E. Erik Svedahl, Norwegian Ambassador to Ukraine
    15:05Opening remarks by Ukrainian Trade Commission leaderOleksandr Tkachenko, Ukrainian Minister of Culture and Information Policy
    15:10Panel debate 1: Emerging Ukraine – Progress of reformParticipants:
    • Maria Barabash, Executive Director, Office of Simple Solutions & Results
    • Sergiy Tsivkach, Executive Director at UkraineInvest
    • Kristian Andersson, CEO at SEB Ukraine 
    • Dmytro Lyvch, Expert of economic reform in Ukraine at Easy Business, CIVITTA and Prime Minister office
    • Dmytro Sennychenko, Head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine
    Moderated by Pavlo Sheremeta, economic commentator, former Minister of Economic Development and Trade in Ukraine
    16:00Welcome words
    • H.E. Vyacheslav Yatsiuk, Ukrainian Ambassador to Norway
    • Ketil E. Bøe, Partner at Wikborg Rein and Chairman of the Board at NUCC
    16:05Opening remarks by Norwegian Trade Commission leaderIselin Nybø, Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry
    16:10NUCC perspectives on bilateral tradeKjartan Tveitnes, Managing Director at NUCC
    16:20Panel debate 2: Emerging Ukraine – How to unlock bilateral trade potential


    • Arne Mjøs, Group CEO and Founder of Itera ASA
    • Silje Gjerp Solstad, Seafood Analyst and Market Access at Norwegian Seafood Council
    • Børge Tvorg, SVP Project Development at NBT

    Moderated by Anastasia Antonyk, Project Manager at NUCC

    16:55Concluding remarksAnastasia Antonyk, Project Manager at NUCC
    17:00 – 19:00Digital B2B Meetings on a private schedule 

    November 13th 

    9:00 – 16:00

    Digital B2B Meetings on a private schedule 

    Closed since 2 December 2020
    Location Online event with digital B2B meetings