Expert talks by Resilient Ukraine in Canada

Dmitri Teperik, ICDS Chief Executive and Programme Director of Resilient Ukraine, addressed various Canadian audiences on the issues of strengthening Ukraine’s resilience during the recovery phase.

“Resilient Ukraine” visits Zakarpattia with the cross-sectoral crisis simulation exercises

From 3 to 4 November, the "Resilient Ukraine" programme held cross-sectoral crisis simulation exercises in the city of Uzhhorod to strengthen resilience at the local and regional levels.

“Resilient Ukraine” continues cross-sectoral crisis simulation exercises

This time, the "Resilient Ukraine" team organized tabletop exercises within the project “Strengthening Ukraine’s Societal Resilience through Building Regional Expertise and Analytical Capacity in Civil Security Issues” held in Lviv from 31 October to 1 November.

Resilient Ukraine discussed recovery plans with the U.S. partners

Dmitri Teperik, ICDS Chief Executive and Resilient Ukraine Programme Director, visited Washington, D.C. during 13-14 October 2022 to present and discuss the major findings of the field research and policy recommendations on Ukraine’s development needs in operational continuity, civil security, law enforcement, crisis preparedness and strategic communications.

Resilient Ukraine cross-sectoral simulation exercises in Chernivtsi and Ivano-Frankivsk: learning to manage a complex crisis together

The framework of cross-sectoral crisis simulation exercises engaged more than 40 representatives of the state agencies, local authorities, civil society, media, business sectors and academia in the regions of Chernivtsi and Ivano-Frankivsk.

Dmitri Teperik took part in Salzburg Global Seminar on Supporting the Ukrainian Civil Society

From July 11 to 15, 2022, Salzburg Global Seminar convened Ukrainian civil society leaders in Schloss Leopoldskron (Austria) in order to discuss and identify the priorities and recommendations, as well as to promote cohesion and generate further support for Ukraine’s civil society post Russia's full-scale invasion in February 2022.

“Resilient Ukraine” to resume cross-sectoral crisis simulation exercises

With the goal of enlisting cooperation of the local authorities in Chernivtsi and Ivano-Frankivsk Oblasts, the “Resilient Ukraine” programme hosted an expert workshop on August 1-2, 2022, for reviving the activity on cross-sectoral crisis simulation exercises in western Ukraine, which fall within the framework of the “Strengthening Ukraine’s Societal Resilience through Building Regional Expertise and Analytical Capacity in Civil Security Issues” project, supported by the Estonian Center for International Development (ESTDEV) and the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.

“Resilient Ukraine” experts delivered the trainings on mental health during the crisis

The educational module on psychosocial support, crisis management and communications gathered about 120 first line practitioners, psychologists and social workers from Zakarpattia and Ivano-Frankivsk oblasts. The training was designed as peer-to-peer learning and was held in a hybrid format.

“Resilient Ukraine” programme holds a panel discussion on societal resilience amid the war in Ukraine

Ukrainian experts on strategic communications, PR and marketing shared their experience with Estonian colleagues on how to counter Russia’s aggression on the information front.