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KIEF announces communications project with BBC World News
2017-5-29

Kyiv International Economic Forum and the BBC World News, global TV channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation will present to the world investment potential of the Ukraine.

The Kyiv International Economic Forum (KIEF), one of the largest business events in Ukraine, and BBC World News, Global TV Channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have started a six-month project. It comes on the eve of the fourth KIEF to be held on October 6-7, 2017 in the capital of Ukraine.

The project aims to promote international dialogue on the burgeoning investment climate in Ukraine. It reflects KIEF's commitment to opening contemporary Ukraine to the world. Sergey Stanovkin, Head of Commercial Representative office of BBC Worldwide says: "The KIEF is engaging world-renowned economists, visionaries, politicians and businessmen to focus on critical issues that go far beyond the problems of Ukraine. We are glad to provide KIEF with direct connections to the BBC World News most influential and authoritative audiences in order to bring more attention to the issues important to the European economy and the ways our world is changing."

Vasyl Khmelnytsky, founder of K.Fund, and the man behind Kyiv International Economic Forum says: "We're delighted to be joining forces with the BBC to draw attention to Ukraine's economic challenges. This will help to attract investors from all over the world to KIEF, and to discuss the opportunities offered by Ukraine in the face of international competition."

The keynote of KIEF-2017 will be the challenges of the new economic reality for Ukraine - an integral member of the world community. The Forum will feature renowned economists and influential representatives of public and financial sectors, including the governments of Ukraine and other countries, members of the European Commission, top managers of EBRD and EIB, owners of companies and CEOs of corporations. One of the Forum's discussion panels will be presented by a moderator from the BBC.

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Kyiv International Economic Forum (KIEF) is a permanently operating venue for the formation of Ukrainian economic development strategy. It is aimed to set up a dialogue between experts, businesses and government, borrowing the best international practices, creating a road map for the development and promotion of the conversion of ideas into the real action.

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