Upcoming Events

CSR Club Launch Meeting: "Best CSR Practices in Ukraine" 08 October, 2015, 10:00 AM |

We were delighted to invite all interested Members to the CSR Club Launch Meeting – our new initiative in the sphere of corporate social responsibility aimed to be a useful platform for building relationships and expanding the network of like-minded CSR professionals for future cooperation and experience sharing.

The Chamber invited all interested Members to the Chamber Meeting “Ukraine: Current Challenges = Catalyst for Technology Innovation” with Mr. Nelu Mihai, Founder, MosaixSoft, Inc. Mr. Mihai shared his experience on:

  1. Lessons he had learned by founding and funding technology startups in Silicon Valley;
  2. What is more important: Team, Product or Market;
  3. How to choose the right venture capitalist...

Workshop on First Aid Provision: "Removing the extraneous objects from the upper respiratory tract. Stable and anti-shock position of the victim in case of various types of injuries" was delivered by the All-Ukrainian Public Organization “All-Ukrainian Resuscitation Council & Emergency Medicine”. The staff of this NGO comprises highly qualified and EU-educated employees of emergency services of Ukraine.  

On October 2, the Chamber Customs Committee Co-Chairs Mr. Igor Dankov, EY and Ms. Oksana Drozach, PwCtook part in the meeting devoted to application of the CMU Resolution #724 “On Use of Risk Management System Benchmarks on Customs Value” with representatives of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Mr. Mykhaylo Ivanyuk, Head of Department of Administration of Customs Duties and Customs Tariff Regulation, Mr. Serhii Siomka, Head of Customs Control and Clearance Organization Department and Mr. Mykhailo Dmytriev, Head of Risk Analysis Department

The Chamber held Knowledge Seminar “Infrastructure Solutions for Telecom Operators” delivered by the Member Company Secnet Telecom

Discussion has been focused on the following issues:

  1. Current situation with counterfeit goods in Ukraine.
  2. Liability issue: should criminal liability be reintroduced in Ukraine?
  3. Miscellaneous. 

The meeting has been moderated by Mr. Donald E. Townsend, Jr. Regional Intellectual Property Rights Attaché. 

To get more information, please contact Yuliia Stelmakh, Chamber Junior Policy Officer.

Development Workshop: "Leadership in Times of Crisis" 30 September, 2015, 12:00 AM |

Topics discussed during launch event within YPnet platform:

  • Leader's Mission
  • Team building approach
  • Charisma VS Idea

Event has been held in the interactive format of case study

On September 30, representatives of the Chamber Energy Committee took part in the meeting with Mr. Volodymyr Demchyshyn, Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine devoted to the new regulatory framework designed for the introduction of the Law on Natural Gas Market, which will come into force on October 1, 2015. 

Opening the meeting, the Minister informed participants on the latest decision of the National Commission for State Regulation in Energy and Utilities on adopting a number of resolutions, aimed at shaping regulatory framework on functioning of the natural gas market. Information about respective decisions is available at the following link.

Knowledge Seminar “Happiness in Business” 25 September, 2015, 12:00 AM |

Knowledge Seminar “Happiness in Business” has been delivered by the Member Company AVERA.

Business has ceased to follow it’s classic model long time ago, when all the goals of companies were focused on profit alone. Nowadays the best-known stakeholders promote socially responsible way of doing business, in which, except for the agenda itself, it is important to bring happiness to their employees, colleagues, contractors and of course customers. Today we operate on completely new laws.

The Chamber held the meeting with Mr. Igor Didenko, Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraineand Mr. Yuriy Vitrenko, Director on Business Development of NJSK “Naftogaz” to discuss the current situation and next steps on how to resolve the issue of forming the stock reserve of natural gas in Ukraine.

To learn more, please contact Tetiana Temniuk, Chamber Policy Officer (Energy Issues).

On September, 24 the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held a Business Roundtable with the U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt in Odesa, aimed to discuss key aspects of anti-corruption policy, implementation of reforms and the current state of the Odesa business environment. The meeting was held in the framework of the Odesa Financial Forum.

The meeting has been devoted to the discussion of the Draft NCRFSM Resolution regarding the right of the non-financial institutions to provide services of the financial leasing.

To learn more, please contact Ulyana Shtybel, Chamber Policy Officer (Banking & Financial, HR Issues).