XI Annual Civil Society Development Forum “CORE ELEMENT”

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9:30 – 10:20

Opening ceremony, opening speech from guests-speakers

10:20 – 11:00

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Keynote speech: "Heart of the free world: fate of the free world is decided in Ukraine today"

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Social entrepreneurship Fair

11:00 – 11:30

coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

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Panel discussion "Ukraine is on fire: how civil society makes victory closer"

Moderator:

Inna Nerodyk, TV Presenter of "Public Studio" (The First Channel of Public Broadcasting)

Speakers:

- Yaroslav Hrytsak, Ukrainian Scholar, Historian and Publicist, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Ukrainian Catholic University (online) - Oleksiy Dniprov, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine - Ada Rohovtseva, People's Artist of Ukraine, Hero of Ukraine - Yevhen Hlibovytskyi, an expert on long-term strategies. Researcher of the values ​​of Ukrainian society (online) - Martin Schroeder, Head of Section of Local Development at Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine - Iryna Fedorovych, Fight for Rights - Olha Reshetylova, Media Initiative for Human Rights - Tetiana Pechonchyk, Head of the Board, ZMINA Center for Human Rights

Resilience, courage, bravery help us not only on the front lines, but also in the rear – they help to attract aid from Western countries, establish new connections and partnerships with stakeholders, opinion leaders. Civil society is everywhere! Today, more than ever, we see its value, and this value is appreciated far beyond the borders of our country. What challenges lie ahead for civil society and how to coordinate our actions with all partners and stakeholders in order to hold this front are the main questions that will be considered during this discussion.

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Presentations from donor organizations and projects of their priority areas of work with Ukrainian civil society

Each year donors present their programs and priorities for the upcoming year at the Civil Society Development Forum. This panel with presentations of donor organizations is a wonderful opportunity for CSOs to receive first-hand information. This year the programs will be presented by:

HEKS/EPER Ukraine Zuzana Brezinova - Country Director HEKS/EPER Ukraine People in Need Ukraine Hanna Miedviedieva - Partnership Manager CORE Ukraine Liana Khorovytska - Executive Director The International Renaissance Foundation Oleksandr Sushko - Executive Director Ukraine Confidence Building Initiative UCBI III Erica Berkenpas - Chief of Party Partnership Fund for a Resilient Ukraine (PFRU) Iryna Ivanova - Regional Director East House of Europe Dr Christian Diemer - Head of Programme House of Europe Maryna Kravchenko - Communications House of Europe Daria Kostiuk - Front Desk Coordinator House of Europe The UK Support to Civil Society Organisations (SCSO) programme Renee Kantelberg - Team Leader Olha Zaiarna - Partnerships Coordinator European Endowment for Democracy Natalia Klochun - Programme Consultant UN Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme Maryna Denisova, Small Grants Associate Ukraine Rapid Response Fund IREX Viktoriia Klymchuk-Dluhach, Program Manager Diana Diasamidze, Program Assistant ISAR Ednannia Tetyana Nychyporenko, grant manager, ISAR Ednannia

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Panel discussion: “Restoring Trust: A Roadmap for Civil Society"

Moderator:

Svitlana Kolodiy, expert on engaging private sector and sustainability of USAID/Enhance Non-Governmental Actors and Grassroots Engagement (ENGAGE) activity

Speakers:

- Ayder Khalilov, senior program managers of USAID/Enhance Non-Governmental Actors and Grassroots Engagement (ENGAGE) activity; - Kyrylo Kryvolap, director of the Center of Economic Renewal, advisor to Prime Minister; Oleksandra Lytvynenko, PR expert, MacPaw; - Andriy Nemyrowsky, head of Lviv Center of Volunteering and Protection.

Can we convert the increase in activism into trust in the civil society sector during and after the war? Is there a window of opportunities for effective dialogue and partnership between the new social movements and institutionalized civil society? What do we need to do today in order to build sustainable relationships between the civil society sector, citizens, authorities and business? We will search for answers to these questions as well as for recipes for the sustainable trust for the civil society sector during the panel discussion organized by the USAID/Enhance Non-Governmental Actors and Grassroots Engagement (ENGAGE) activity, with the participation of experts, representatives of government and Ukrainian business.

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Social entrepreneurship Fair

12:50 – 14:00

lunch

14:00 – 15:20

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Stories of the volunteers: how Ukrainians managed to do IT

Success workshops. 1st round. Vasyl Baidak, Stand up comedian The topic of the speech: Creative collection of aid Roman Oleksenko, Representative of the organization Ukrainian Action in Ukraine. The topic of the speech: Experience with logistics of the international humanitarian mission. Dmytro Revniuk, Director of the CSO "ZooPatrul" Sonya Sadovska, Director of the Department of Development and Communication of "ZooPatrul" The topic of the speech: How to build an effective CSO during the war Ivan Naumenko, Director of the Department of Strategic Initiatives of the Come Back Alive Foundation. The topic of the speech: How reputation and trust are transformed into money, help and influence Serhiy Pronkin, Chair of Nova Druzhkivka NGO The topic of the speech: How it should not have happened: from development projects to humanitarian aid. Maryana Mokrynska, Head of the Music Saves UA initiative of the All-Ukrainian Association of Musical Events. The topic of the speech: How to communicate with the international audiences. Albertas Tamauskas, Member of the YaMariupol and U-Cycle project teams (Cyclist Association of Kyiv) The topic of the speech: Personal story – how to survive and help in Mariupol under siege. Alla Novikova, Chair of the Board of the Berezan’ Community Foundation Victoria Baltser, Secretary of the Voznesensk City Council Stanislav Chornohor, Head of the Kramatorsk City Community Development Foundation The topic of the speech: Local partnerships Success workshops. 2nd round. Kateryna Victorienkova, Head of the humanitarian department of Serhiy Prytula CF. The topic of the speech: How CSOs should interact with communities, state bodies, foreign countries and business. Yevhen Kolyada, Head of the Coordination Humanitarian Center in Kharkiv; Bohdan Yakhno, Charity Foundation "Eventroom", operations manager of the Coordination Humanitarian Center in Kharkiv. The topic of the speech: Coordination of the Philanthropy Front: the practice of uniting benefactors. Irma Niniashvili, Head of SpivDiya Hub, Dnipro The topic of the speech: Volunteer as a driving force Evelina Kurilets, Executive director of Razom for Ukraine foundation; Lyuba Shypovych, Vice President of Razom for Ukraine foundation; Taras Repyckyi, Head of the project "Protectors and saviors", Razom for Ukraine; Vitaliy Svichynskyi, Head of the hospital project, Razom for Ukraine. The topic of the speech: 8 times around the world Marharyta Sichkar, Civil society activist, founder of the CF " Marharyta Vashchuk’s Animal Therapy", volunteer of the Center for International Relations, ambassador of the SaveUA Foundation. The topic of the speech: Do what you can, with what you have, and where you are!

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Panel discussion "Youth Watch. How young people across the country contribute to the resilience and restoration of communities"

Moderator:

Zakhariy Tkachuk – head of board of the union of civil society organizations “Youth Platform” and head of the Volyn Youth Center.

Speakers:

- Maryna Popatenko, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine; - Iryna Tulyakova, head of the volunteer platform Spiv.Diia; - Demyan Petryk, social activist, project manager NGO “Youth Platform”, coordinator of the initiative “Dialogues of victory””; - Olena Byelanina, social activist, recipient of the Prize awarded by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine; - Danylo Metelskyi, social activist, senior lecturer of the Department of International Relations of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy - Anastasia Drachuk, social activist, project manager "Building Ukraine Together - BUR" - Yaroslav Zhydyk - expert of the project “Championship of cases of the renewal of Ukraine”, NGO CASERS;

Participants will discuss: Main ideas and conclusions of the study “Impact of the war on the young people in Ukraine”, that was conducted in partnership with Ministry of Youth and Sports, UNDP and UNFPA Young people’s contribution to victory Involvement of youth in volunteer movement and volunteer projects Introduction of the humanitarian aid program with the involvement of the youth centers all over Ukraine How young people help to integrate internally displaced people into communities all over Ukraine, foster social cohesion and national unity. In addition participants will have an opportunity to get inspired by already implemented and ongoing projects that were initiated or implemented by young people in Ukraine.

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Panel discussion "Local victories. How civil society and business support local authorities in recovery of Ukraine"

Moderator:

Oleksandr Solontay, CEO of Agency of Reconstruction and Development (AER NGO), head of the program of the Institute of Political Education.

Speakers:

- Mykola Riznyk, head of Opishnya community; ⁃ Federica Dispenza, head of UN Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme; ⁃ Yuriy Bova, head of Trostyanets community; Natalya Fedorovych, head of the ANTS NGO project “Revival of the Communities”, Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine (2014—2019); ⁃ Vitaliy Selyk, cofounder of the volunteer initiative “Courageous to renew”; Olha Omelchuk, head of KoLeSo NGO, Netishyn town mayor in 2010-2011; ⁃ Vitaliy Bielobrov, head of the "Office of Investments and Export Development" of the Kherson Regional State Administration; Mykhailyna Skoryk, Bucha deputy mayor.

During the discussion participants will discuss the following questions: -Why sustainability and resilience of communities is important for victory? -How to build mutually useful and effective cooperation between CSOs and local authorities under martial law? - What mutual activity brings victory closer and at the same time helps communities? - Can we already see on the ground the good practice of common action of the public and heads of the local authorities, councils, communal institutions, establishments, enterprises? - What can the civil society and local authorities do, in order to strengthen renewal?

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Social entrepreneurship Fair

15:20 – 15:40

coffee break

15:40 – 17:00

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Workshops on Capacity building for CSOs

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Panel discussion "Localization of humanitarian response - the role of civil society"

Moderator:

Oksana Kosenko – program specialist, UNDP

Speakers:

- Shakhlo Rakhimova, expert on humanitarian response, OCHA - Valeriya Tatarchuk, foundation Your Support - Ioanna Harbalinska, expert on coordination of humanitarian programs, Save the Children - Oleksiy Zelivyanskyy, senior IT expert of project supporting DIA, UNDP. - Olena Ivanova, joint program UNDP, UN Women, UNICEF, UNFPA “Integration of gender-oriented involvement of people with disabilities to humanitarian aid in Ukraine”. - Hanna Miedviedieva - partnership manager, People in Need.

Aim of the discussion: to determine challenges in the humanitarian sphere that arise on the ground and to offer solutions that will enhance the capacity of Ukrainian CSOs and charitable foundations to address these challenges. We will discuss: What hinders local Ukrainian CSOs’ involvement in the solution of the questions in the humanitarian sphere? How to overcome these obstacles? Practical methods and success stories that can be used in further work. What needs to be done in order for Ukrainian CSOs to remain leaders of humanitarian action? How to coordinate efficiently our efforts, including in the sphere of financing of the projects? How to involve as many stakeholders of the national and local levels in seeking solutions to problems in the humanitarian sphere. How to improve the resilience of Ukrainian civil society, support its efforts and to switch from crisis response to the renewal of the country?

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Expert discussion “Volunteering - philanthropy- humanitarian aid: different tools - one goal”

Moderator:

Yaroslava Kravchenko, TV host, volunteer.

Speakers:

- Oksana Zholnovych, Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine; - Roman Hryshchuk, Ukrainian MP, volunteer. - Maksym Kostecky, lawyer, Charity Foundation of Serhiy Prytula; - Yuliya Tkachuk, Deputy director of USAID program “Dream and Act”, IREX - Anna Bondarenko, head of the Ukrainian volunteer service; - Marksym Latsyba, head of the development programs of the Ukrainian Center for Independent Political Research.

Participants of this discussion will focus on: New dimension and scale of the volunteer movement during the full scale war: Ukrainian volunteer movement became transnational; what kind of opportunities and challenges this entails State policy in the sphere of support of volunteers and volunteer movement, in particular, on the legislative level Necessity to differentiate between the notions “volunteering”, “philanthropy”, “humanitarian aid” in public discourse, as well as the necessity of support of volunteering and mechanisms of work with the philanthropy and humanitarian aid on the legislative level The most urgent requests from the CSO sector regarding the improvement of regulatory and legal regulation and mechanisms of state support for philanthropy and volunteering in Ukraine Prospects for systemic changes to the legislation, and determination of state policy priorities for promoting the development of the volunteer movement and work with humanitarian aid in Ukraine.

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PASTRY SHOP: Cafe of discoveries and insights

This is a format that involves informal communication over coffee. At each table you will find an interesting interlocutor who will share his/her knowledge and experience. So, grab a coffee and come over, let's chat!

Oleksandra Panyak, Truman we will talk about: Role of Media Relations in Western business leaving russia. Anton Semenov, psychotherapist, social psychologist, project “How are you, brother?” we will talk about: Traumatic experience and how to talk about it with those who are near us. Svyatoslav Surma, CF “RIDNYA Community Foundation” we will talk about How do philanthropists stay in good shape while interacting with volunteers, the community, donors and the authorities! Anastasiya Skok, Save Dnipro we will talk about: How to protect one’s right to a clean and healthy environment in times of war? Olena Melnykova and Oleh Mazuryk, NGO “Center of Social Audit” we will talk about: SROI or how to effectively measure social impact. Case DyvoHra for evaluation of impact. Yehor Braylyan, candidate of historical sciences, special correspondent of the Army Inform Information Agency we will talk about Public opinion about the Russian-Ukrainian war in the world. Victoriya Kulakova, Charitable fund and social enterprise "This Is Craft" we will talk about: Social enterprise as a method of solving problems of society and communities. Examples from the year 2022. Yana Salakhova, NGO “Theater of change” we will talk about: Theater in the community: hope theater can unite people and support your community during the war. Maryna Marchenko, NGO "LADA Pregnancy and Maternity Support Club" we will talk about: Maternal components in social projects. Oksana Yemets, Service of conscious support of cultural operators YoKu we will talk about: "Institutional crowdfunding in the field of culture". Hanna Demydenko, Andriy Shtefanyuk, Natalia Kalmykova - Veteran movement we will talk abou: Opportunities and support for public associations . Andriy Yeremenko, “Active Group” we will talk about: Transformation of the society under the influence of the internally displaced people. Dmytro Tverdokhlib, NGO “DOIT” we will talk about: How to create a regional youth hub in times of war. Dmytro Burak, UNICEF we will talk about: Needs and challenges of young people. Arzy Hayredinova, CO “Generation Plus” we will talk about: Urgency vs. Sustainability. How to find balance between quick solutions and sustainable development? Mykola Popadyuk, Danylo Metelskyi ENGin, Program for improving the level of mastery and practice of the spoken English language/ NGO "ENGIN" we will talk about: ENGin: how to change Ukraine through the power of the English language and intercultural ties. Roman Lelyuk, Department of public communications of the executive body of the Kyiv City Council we will talk about: Civic hubs – a place where ideas turn into action. Iryna Kosar, CO "Ukrainian Educational Platform" we will talk about High-quality response to humanitarian needs. Experience of the "Ukrainian Educational Platform". Kostyantyn Holubyatnikov, "BLAGOMAY" Charitable Foundation, we will talk about: The experience of attracting donations from US corporations.

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Social entrepreneurship Fair

17:00 – 18:00

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Closing of the Forum. Award ceremony of VOLUNTEER PRIZE 2022 from The Euromaidan SOS initiative and The Center for Civil Liberties in partnership with Ukrainian Volunteer Service

Hosts: Vadym Karpyak and Marichka Padalko Greetings from the chair of the board of the Center for Civil Liberties, laureate of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize Oleksandra Matviychuk. Guests invited to acknowledge and greet volunteers: Svyatoslav Vakarchuk - Ukrainian musician, leader of the Okean Elzy band; Ruslana - Ukrainian singer, civil society activist; Marie Cheba - Ukrainian artist, singer and songwriter; Akhtem Seitablayev - Ukrainian actor and film director; Anzhelika Rudnytska - Ukrainian singer, civil society activist; Representatives of the volunteer initiatives, nominated for the Prize 2022.

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