Roman Nitsovych, Program Manager of DiXi Group think tank, participated in the annual conference of the Ukrainian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum that took place in November 11-12 in Kyiv.
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What will be the state program for energy efficiency support in 2017? Will the Energy Efficiency Fund start working? And will the population have an opportunity to use the saved subsidies for heat insulation? On November 8, participants of the round table “How to stop burning money. Expert Cross Section of Governmental Policy in Energy Efficiency Sphere” discussed these and other issues.
President of DiXi Group, Olena Pavlenko, took part in a workshop. An event organized by Heinrich Böll Foundation was held on November 2-3 in Vienna. The workshop was devoted to discussion of the situation in the energy sector in the Eastern and Southern European countries, more specifically, in the spheres of environment protection, abandonment of the coal use, and development of renewable energy sources. Participants of the event were representatives of regional offices of the Foundation as well as experts from Ukraine, Georgia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, and Croatia.
Within the framework of the “Dixi Group Institutional Support” project of the Think Tank Development Initiative implemented by the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) in cooperation with the Think Tank Foundation (TTF) supported by the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine (SIDA).
Former Chief of Staff of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Affairs Ronald Pofalla, who chairs the Petersburg Dialog since May 2015, visited Kyiv on 24 – 25 October 2016. The goal of the visit was to meet with Ukrainian politicians, learn about the current political situation in Ukraine and the activities of Ukrainian civil society. Among other things, Ronald Pofalla met with members of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and representatives of non-governmental organizations and think tanks.
Representatives of DiXi Group think tank met with representatives of the US Congress William Flores and Andrew Harris, and representatives of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.
Vice-President of DiXi Group think tank Anton Antonenko participated in a meeting with the EU Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli.
Olena Pavlenko, DiXi Group President, participated in the Norwegian-Ukrainian Business Forum that took place on 18 October in Oslo, Norway, upon the initiative of the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce. The Forum was organized to discuss and search for potential ways of cooperation between Ukraine and Norway, in particular in agriculture, trade, new technologies development, and energy sector.