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Kyiv International Lecture Series
In the framework of the Kyiv International Lectures Series Mr. Eric Martin addressed the important role of the civil society in fighting corruption. Civil society demands integrity, transparency and accountability not only from companies but also from public authorities. He explained how Transparency International acted as a watchdog and reacted to wrongdoing. Rules and regulations were not sufficient to fight corrupt behavior. Laws might be enforced. He explored what could be done to raise awareness of corruption risks and to engage governments in preventing and fighting corruption.
Location: Kyiv, Taras Shevchenko National University, 18.00h
Swiss-Georgian pianist Tamar Beraia and her sister Georgian pianist Natia Beraia will open the 9th International Easter Assembly. The event is supported by the Embassy of Switzerland and the Embassy of Georgia.
Location: Kyiv, Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine, vul. Gorodetskogo 1-3/11, 19.00h
Live Performances by top Swiss and Ukrainian artists and by the Kyiv Modern Ballet. Special guests: "INSO-Lviv" Academic Symphony Orchestra led by Swiss conductor Gunhard Mattes.
Location: National Opera Theatre of Ukraine
The Swiss object and interior design guru Aurel Aebi works at the studio Atelier Oi, whose extremely versatile experience, without doubt, Ukrainian audience will find it fascinating to learn about. The event will focus on the way the studio builds relationships with its clients.
Location: Kyiv, Maket Hub: Mekhanizatorov St., 2-A, off. 151, 17.00h
Patrick Bartholomew "Bertie" Ahern, served as Prime Minister (Taoiseach) of Ireland from 26 June 1997 to 7 May 2008. Before he became Taoiseach, he served as Minister for Labour (1987–91) and Minister for Finance (1991–94) and as Deputy Prime Minister (Tánaiste) of the Republic of Ireland.
Location: Kyiv, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 18.00h
The Embassy of Switzerland is very happy that six Swiss Films will be featured at DOCUDAYS UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
Location: Cinema House, vul. Saksaganskoho 6 / Kyiv Cinema, vul. Velyka Vasylkivska 19
Port-Danube, Reflets de la Mitteleuropaavec Robert Bouvier par la Cie du Passage – Neuchâtel – Suisse - récitant (à Kiev, Lviv et Odessa), Dimitri Artemenko, violon, Vadim Sher, piano
Location: maison des acteurs, 19.00h
François d’Assise D’après Joseph Delteil, mise en scène d’Adel Hakim, avec Robert Bouvier par la Cie du Passage – Neuchâtel – SuisseUn spectacle qui donne corps et âme aux mots jubilatoires et sensuels de Joseph Delteil. Une presse enthousiaste et bientôt trois cents représentations! Ici pas de prêche ni de message; juste un moment de vie, fou et joyeux, entre coups de foudre et révoltes, un hymne à la liberté, l’histoire d’un homme, tour à tour poète, guerrier, philosophe, amoureux, un «françoisier qui ensainte les hommes». «On se damnerait pour une sainteté ainsi interprétée par un comédien terrien qui sait garder la tête dans les étoiles. Sous la houlette légère d’Adel Hakim, une heure trente lumineuse, joyeuse» Odile Quirot | Le Nouvel Observateur
Location: Maison des acteurs, 19.00h
Mr. Andreas Gross, former Member of the Swiss Parliament and Director of the Scientific Institute for Direct Democracy discussed the following subjects: core ideas of Direct Democracy (DD) and communal DD, the ways how communal DD is realized in Switzerland, where you have to pay special attention for a good local DD, what a well-designed communal DD produces, DD-Cultural seeds to be planted and main challenges for Ukraine/post-totalitarian societies.
Location: Kyiv, Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine
Martina Bisaz was born on May 14 1981 in the beautiful Swiss Alps. She studied scientific illustration at the Zurich University of Arts. After finishing her bachelor, she started working at the archaeology department of Zurich where she worked for 8 years part time as a scientific illustrator. During that time Martina discovered her passion for photography and pursued it as often she could in her free time until last year she decided to become a freelance photographer.
Location: Kyiv, Contemporary Art Center M17, Antonovycha Str., 104
Swiss-Georgian pianist Tamar Beraia will perform Liszt sonate h-moll, Schumann toccata op.7, Mussorgsky Pictures at the exhibitionCost of tickets - 70-265 UAH
Location: Kyiv, National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Volodymyrskyi Uzviz 2, 19.00h
In order to update the Swiss business and investor community on the current state of the Ukrainian investment and business environment and to give an overview of industrial, agricultural and service sectors which offer investment and trade opportunities, the Swiss-based Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-CIS, in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine, is organizing an Switzerland-Ukraine Business Roundtable “Ukraine: Brain Bank and Bread Basket”.
Location: Zunfthaus zum Schmiden, Zurich, Switzerland, 14.00h