Communities, International Intercultural integrative activity

Let’s integrate to Europe together

Creators

Who is behind this?

Khrystyna Koval

Business Community Club NGO

http://www.bc-club.org.ua/en.html

Ukraine

Who is joining forces?

Central European Academy Studies and Certification (CEASC)

http://ceasc.ub.ua/en/

Poland


Alliance Francaise

http://www.alliancefr.org/en

France


Ukrainian house at the European square

http://www.icc-kiev.gov.ua/en/

Ukraine


Idea Sketch | Proposal

Proposal

Idea pitch

Our project facilitates integration of not only Ukraine, as a state, but also its individual citizens, who are active representatives of business, authority, and members of the public. We create a communication platform for exchange of experience, establishment of dynamic actions, and cooperation of Ukrainian society with the participation of European experts. We stand up for European values of democracy, civil society, and peaceful coexistence of different nationalities in a united Europe.

Where will your idea take place?

Ukraine

Why does Europe need your idea?

Ukraine is on its way to the European Union.It involves integration of people and society as a whole at cultural, political, business, and social level.Ukrainians do not feel as a full part of Europe yet, although by its actions and their life stand for democratic European values.Our task is to speed up the process of European integration of Ukraine through the exchange of experience, introduction of traditions, establishment of business contacts, and development of the new intracultural project

What is your impact?

Aim of the project is to establish transborder relationships between business and cultural circles of Ukraine and EU-countries (PL, DE, FR, GB, AT, DK, NL, SE).It’s planned to hold 8 one-day themed Networking events in the 4 cities of Ukraine (Lviv, Kyiv, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivs) involving at least 1800 participants.We reckon on increase the number of contacts with the citizens of the EU; establishment of new integration projects; better awareness of Ukrainians about possibilities of EU-market.

How do you get there?

We are planning to hold 8 large-scale European integration Networking events.We invite to the events representatives of diplomacy and business of the relevant country, as well as public and business leaders of the relevant regions of Ukraine, in total no less than 1800 persons.An effective platform to exchange experience and establish business contacts will be created.Each event will have a theme of one of European countries, including elements of traditional cuisine, music, art, and culture.All events will be covered in mass media.We will promote development of the new European integration and business projects.As of today, our organization in the 4 cities of Ukraine numbers more than 950 entrepreneurs and public leaders, who are willing to use every opportunity to carry out joint project

What is your story?

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Who are you doing it for?

The main beneficiaries of this project are active members of the public, authority, and business of the relevant regions of Ukraine – initiative, creative, open minded, socially conscious entrepreneurs and public figures.
Representatives of diplomacy and business of Poland, Germany, France, Great Britain, Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Sweden are also invited to participate in the project.

What makes your idea stand apart?

The project will work upon integration of not only Ukraine, as a state, but also Ukrainians as individuals. We want to promote EU integration of thinking of individual entrepreneurs, civil servants, and public leaders.We have been systematically developing national platform for small business and civil society in Ukraine for 6 years.Nowadays we are the largest business club of such format in the country.We will make even more effort to develop Ukraine using the results obtained from this project

€ 43229,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 44016,-

Total budget

Major expenses

Staff salary–5606 EUR, PR/Advertisement–3973 EUR Accountancy/event-manager–3266 EUR Event banners–208 EUR The organization of one event: Lviv-4229 EUR, Kyiv- 5296 EUR, Ivano-Frankivsk/Ternopil-2781 EUR (includes room&equipment rental, room decorating (according to the chosen European country), photographer, translator, meal for participants (drinks and buffet), hostesses, entertainment, printing of invitations and handouts,, necessary office supplies (name badges, pens), travel&accommodation

What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

We are interested in launching cooperation with business and public leaders of the EU, who can share their experience in development of civil society based on democracy. We need an emotional and professional support from Europeans concerning reform process, which started in Ukraine at different levels, as this course is difficult and it is important not only to introduce reforms, but also complete them successfully.

Team

Khrystyna Koval

Idea created on March 3, 2016
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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