Parliament, Danish Embassy in Ukraine, Reanimation Reform Package, East-SOS, Crimea-SOS, Free People Employment Center, Power of People Party, and....Carlsberg Ukraine.
10 young people from Venstre Ungdom, Denmark, decided to organise a study visit to Ukraine and see the real situation and relationships with EU and Russia on their own.
As European Youth of Ukraine, Venstre Ungdom, youth wing of Venstre, Danish liberal party, is also member of European Liberal Youth (LYMEC). And visit of Danish friend was very warmly welcomed in Ukraine.
They had official visit to National Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) and to the Embassy of Denmark in Ukraine, where they discussed situation with internally displaced people, international help to Ukraine, diplomatical and legislative efforts of Ukraine to solve the situation.
In the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine they were welcomed by Irina Beliayeva, who explained to the delegation, how Ministry cooperates with youth NGOs and youth sports associations, as well as what are main challenges for Ukrainian youth from Eastern part of Ukraine.
Venstre Ungdom also visited several major initiatives of civil society sector, related to the topic of their visit.
They visited East-Sos, Krym-Sos and Free People Employment Center: these initiatives involve thousands of volunteers, helping to Ukrainians who suffered due to occupation of Crimea and war at the Donbass.
It is always useful to know how business feels in Ukraine. So Venstre Ungdom decided to see how Carlsberg corporation is doing in Ukraine. They visited beer production facilities, tasted Ukrainian beer brands, owned and produced by Carlsberg Ukraine. And in the end they even had an honour to talk to Evgeniy Shevchenko, General Director of Carlsberg Ukraine. Mr. Shevchenko explained challenges to business in Ukraine due to war conflict, advantages of business in Ukraine thanks to the huge market, and also expressed the will of more work to promote Denmark in Ukraine.