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News article27 October 20211 min read

Vice-President Schinas in Ukraine to participate in ‘The Odesa Debate' and meet the Ukrainian Government and religious organisations


Tomorrow, Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, will be in Odesa to participate in ‘The Odesa Debate', organised by the German Marshall Fund and the Bombouras Foundation. He will join the discussion on ‘Ukraine@30 A Vision for a Peaceful and Prosperous Future' speaking alongside Dmytro Kuleba, Foreign Minister of Ukraine, and with Stanislav Rascan, acting Minister of Development and Cooperation of Slovenia. The debate will be streamed live at 8:15 CET. After the Conference, Vice-President Schinas will hold a bilateral meeting with Olha Stefanishyna, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration. On Friday, 29 October, the Vice-President will be in Kyiv to visit the Babyn Yar memorial site. He will then meet with the leader of the unified Orthodox Church of Ukraine and with representatives of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations. (For more information: Christian Wigand - Tel.: +32 229 62253; Katarzyna Kolanko - Tel.: +32 229 63444; Jördis Ferroli – Tel.: +32 229 92729)


Publication date
27 October 2021