On October 10, for the first time in cyberspace, the International Resource Business Forum Ukraine took place. Info. Biz 2020: Online | International resource business forum is the successor of the International Forum “Odessa.INFO.Biz”, which was launched in Odessa by the International Association “Eurostrategy” in 2016.
Ukraine. Info. Biz is an international communication platform that brings together representatives of business, the third sector, diplomats, international donor organizations and foundations to find effective models of cooperation, the development of innovative approaches to cooperation. This year, the Forum was joined by prominent Rotarians from around the world and from all over Ukraine.
As an example, the forum was hosted by Past DDR and Rotaractist from Kharkiv Kirill Kamyshansky, who launched a five-hour international event. More than 500 guests on ZOOM and Facebook from Ukraine, Israel, Luxembourg, Germany, Finland, Great Britain, Ghana and other countries.
Organizers: International Association “Eurostrategy”, International Media Group “Diplomat”, Public Union “Social Investment Council”, Social Crowdfunding Resource Platform “SIPstarter: Social Investment Projects” (sip-starter.com), Rotary Satellite Club Kyiv-Capital – Odessa Sea Energy »
Information partner: American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC)
Partners: Caritas Ukraine International Charitable Foundation, Caritas Odessa UGCC Charitable Foundation, International Charitable Foundation for Innovative Development in Physical Culture and Sports, Social Unity Public Movement, Ostroh Princes Charitable Foundation
Supported by: Rotary-Club “Kyiv-Capital”.
The forum presented a social crowdfunding resource platform “SIPstarter: Social Investment Projects” – a national service for attracting and administering international and domestic extrabudgetary resources (international funds, donor organizations, businesses, Ukrainian and foreign individuals) to address pressing social issues.
The content of the Forum allowed: to get acquainted with the practices of attracting extra-budgetary resources, direct investments for the implementation of social investment projects in Ukraine; discuss problems and prospects for large-scale social projects and international initiatives; prospects for public-private partnership and modernization of social infrastructure. Separately, the event discussed the real steps to establish a full-fledged inclusive society in Ukraine, the development of corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship and the role of Rotary clubs in providing charitable humanitarian assistance and in the implementation of social projects.