Ukraine: what to expect from the conference scheduled for Tuesday in Paris

Ukraine: what to expect from the conference scheduled for Tuesday in Paris

Ukraine what to expect from the conference scheduled for Tuesday

The support, financial or in kind, “should arrive in Ukraine before mid-March“, added the presidency, insisting on the “observation that we lacked a coordination mechanism for emergency aid” to identify Ukrainian needs and know in real time which country is offering which aid. Around the table: 47 countries, therefore, but also the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will intervene by video- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be there, as will the World Bank through regional officials.

Second stage: in the afternoon, at the Ministry of Finance. The event will have a more bilateral turn since some 500 French companies – from the CAC 40 to digital start-ups – will be invited for an exchange this time focused on the long term. After a new speech by the Ukrainian President and a speech by Emmanuel Macron on site in the presence of Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Chmyhal, round tables will discuss the infrastructure, technology and digital, health, energy and agri-food sectors. The Crédit Agricole, Alstom, Enedis, Atos, Sanofi, Lactalis groups and the Station F incubator will notably be present on Tuesday, as well as the Medef and the Franco-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce.

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