DiXi Group Will Show "Black Boxes" of Ukrainian Energy

31 January 2017

On February 2, 2017, USAID Transparent Energy Project (USAID Project) will hold a briefing where "black boxes" of some players in the energy sector will be presented. During the event, you will learn which particular data can be hidden in supplying unaccounted heat, receiving coal, in debts of state-owned companies, in importing and marketing energy resources.

The event will take place on February 2 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre (2 Khreshchatyk St., Ukrainian House).

 

In addition, at the press briefing, we plan to discuss the following: Which information gaps in the field require special attention and response of the government authorities and the mass media? What tools for disclosing information have already been working or will be launched in Ukraine in the nearest future? How can energy consumers and the public take part in the information disclosure?

In particular, a representative of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry will tell about their publication of the first sets of open data. Along with the release of a report of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and anti-corruption initiatives of the public in the nearest future, it will promote public transparency and investment attractiveness of the industry.

 

Panel members:

 

- Olena Pavlenko, President of the DiXi Group Think Tank

- Anton Antonenko, Vice President of DiXi Group

- Roman Nitsovych, DiXi Group Program Manager

- Oleksii Hladkov, Head of Informational and Analytical Support Department of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine

 

Moderator of the discussion: Roman Vybranovskyi, journalist, Project Manager of the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre.

 

Representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the Secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, and the Civic Network OPORA have also been invited.

For more information and accreditation, please, contact Denys Kirkach by phone: +38 0505019870 or e-mail: kirkach@dixigroup.org.

 

USAID Transparent Energy Project was launched in November 2016. It aims to fight corruption and improve financial transparency in Ukraine's energy sector. This is to be achieved by way of disclosure, analysis and publication of information about the energy sector, which is either protected, or public access to which is restricted.

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