Press Conference “The Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre: Working for the Community in Donbass”

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Date(s) - 30/05/2017
14:30 - 17:00

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Invitation Press Conference

The Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre:

Working for the Community in Donbass

Tuesday 30 of May 2017,  15:00 to 18:00.

Press Club Brussels Europe

95 Rue Froissart B-1040


14:30 – Registration and Welcome at Press Club Brussels Europe
14:45 – Introduction – Moderation: Pierre-Yves Monette, United Nations
Expert on international mediation.
15:00 – Presentation by Oleksandr Vyshniakov Director of the Rinat
Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre
15:20 – Stories of the victims of the military actions in Donbass and the
Humanitarian Centre’s recipients of aid, Milana and Olga Abdurashytova,
15.40 – Natalia Yemchenko, member of the Board of Trustees of the Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre and Communications Director at System Capital Management
16:00 – Q&A session
16:30 – Refreshments


The Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre is a private initiative that was created as rapid response unit to provide practical aid and relief to civilians suffering from the effects of the war in Eastern Ukraine. It started programmes to support injured and severely ill children, psychological assistance for children with war trauma, and it has become the leading provider of humanitarian food aid for the most vulnerable categories of civilians in Ukraine.

The language of the conference will be English with simultaneous interpretation into Ukrainian

This Press Conference will be followed by a reception.

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