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2014 Forum Partners



The EU funded Programme “Support to Ukraine’s Regional Development Policy” (SURDP) has started its activity in January 2013 and will last until July 2016.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the social, economic and territorial cohesion of the country.
Implementation of the Project will strengthen the capacity of Ukrainian authorities and other stakeholders to develop and implement effective regional development policies.

Official Partner





PJSC «Concern Galnaftogas» is the operator of «OKKO» filling complexes network – one of the largest networks of filling stations in Ukraine, which now includes more than 380 filling stations in all regions of the state. It also operates the largest network of dining options on the road in Ukraine, that works under the brands A la minute, Pasta mia, Hot café. 10 petroleum storage depots and 12 accredited laboratories of petroleum products quality control work as a part of «OKKO» network.


Swiss-Ukrainian Decentralisation Support Project DESPRO is an international technical assistance project, funded by the Swiss Confederation through Swiss Cooperation Office  (SCO) in Ukraine and implemented by the Swiss Centre for Resource and Consultation on Development (Skat).
Project mission is to promote effective local development in Ukraine, which creates an impetus to democratic processes and to services provision at the community level.
During the current phase DESPRO project is focused on building effective mechanisms for ensuring quality public services at the community level and strengthening national dialogue on reform of local self-government and decentralisation.





Alexandrov & Partners International Law Company was established by its Managing Partner Dmytro Alexandrov in 2002.
At present, with more than 10 years of successful experience on the legal services market, the Company represents the Clients' interests in Ukraine and abroad and practices law in 20 legal areas joining the team of over 30 lawyers.
Alexandrov & Partners International Law Company is the first law firm in Ukraine that obtained the Certificate of Compliance of its professional services with the International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2000. The Certificate was issued in 2004 by one of the most authoritative certification bodies of the world, BUREAU VERITAS, based on the results of Company's audit.







Launched in November 2007 by Eurasia Foundation, East Europe Foundation (EEF) is a local non-profit, non-governmental developmental NGO which builds on EF experience by further developing the most effective programs. EEF shares its founder’s commitment to innovation, seeking to support successful community-driven development initiatives.

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is the world's largest professional services firm and the largest of the "Big Four" accountancy firms measured by 2011 revenues.
PwC has offices in 158 countries (771 cities) and employs over 169,000 people.
The firm was formed in 1998 by a merger between Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse.
PwC is organised into the following three main service lines:
Assurance Services
Tax Advisory, (international tax planning and compliance with local tax laws, customs, human resource consulting, and transfer pricing)
Advisory – mainly consulting activities which covers Strategy, Performance Improvement, Transactions Services, Business Recovery Services, Corporate Finance, Business Valuation, Sustainability and Crisis Management in a range of specialist areas such as accountancy and actuarial advisory.

Nestlé is the largest food producer in the world. The company employs 280,000 staff. Today, Nestlé owns 449 factories in 83 countries. Annual sales of Nestlé in the world in 2009 reached 108 billion CHF.. Nestlé products are introduced to the market of beverages, confectionery, culinary products, infant and special food, frozen food, ice cream, instant food,, mineral and table water as well as pet food. In addition to food, Nestlé owns shares in perfumery and cosmetics companies.

Nestlé started its activities in Ukraine in 1994 with the opening of representative office. Since then the company is promoting such international brands as Nescafé, Nesquik, Maggi, Nuts, Friskies, KitKat, etc. In 1998, Nestlé SA acquired a controlling stake of JSC "Lviv Confectionery Factory" Svitoch. In May 2003 in Kiev based company Nestlé Ukraine. In late 2003, Nestlé S.A. acquired 100% stake in the company "Volynholding" (TM "Torchin"). In 2010, Nestlé Ukraine  has acquired OOO “Technocom”, producer of instant food under Mivina brand.

Nestlé business in Ukraine is represented by the following directions: coffee and beverages, confectionery, cooking (cold sauces, condiments, soups), instant food,  infant and special nutrition, ready to eat breakfasts, pet foods, ice cream.

Information Partners

The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine is the most active and effective non-government, non-profit business association operating in Ukraine. One of the principal activities of the Chamber is to represent the foreign investment community as well as to facilitate the entrance of potential new investors into this market. The Chamber advocates on behalf of its member companies who are from more than 50 nations across the globe not only to the Ukrainian government, but also to all other governments, which are economic partners of Ukraine, on matters of trade, commerce, and economic reforms. The Chamber’s diverse Membership base unites companies from a variety of regions and countries, including North America, Europe, Asia, Russia, and Ukraine representing the largest strategic and institutional investors operating in Ukraine who have committed a majority of the foreign direct investment into this market. The Chamber cooperates closely with the Ukrainian authorities to improve the business environment and attract domestic and foreign investment into the economy, advocate for predictable, transparent, equitable and stable rules of doing business and promotes Ukraine's integration into the larger global community.

European Business Association: the premier organisation for foreign business in Ukraine
Established in 1999, the EBA provides a forum in which members can discuss and find solutions to common problems affecting business in Ukraine. This initiative was initially supported by the European Commission and has grown to become one of the largest and most influential business communities in the country.

Polish-Ukrainian Portal - is an analytical and informative web portal that deals with issues related to the Polish-Ukrainian relations and the most important events in Poland and Ukraine with a particular focus on the foreign policy of both countries.