Summit: Reconstruction of Ukraine will be at the center of the Lugano Summit


Switzerland and Ukraine set a new direction for the 5th Conference on Reforms in Ukraine. In early July 40 states are expected to discuss the restructuring.

Lugano presented the definitions of the summit on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Lugano presented the definitions of the summit on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.


The restructuring will take place at the center of the Ukraine Conference in Lugano, which will take place on July 4 and 5 in Ticino. Coalition leader Ignazio Cassis, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kouleba have actually decided to set a new perspective on the 5th conference on reforms in Ukraine following the February 24 Russian invasion. They outlined its objectives at the 2022 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

“The path to Ukraine’s reconstruction is widely supported through the political and diplomatic process. Switzerland and Ukraine plan to launch this process in Lugano by deliberately discussing Ukraine’s reconstruction and development and the role of international partners,” the Federal Foreign Office said in a statement. For his part, Ignacio Casis noted that Switzerland’s mission is to “be an important step in the difficult path of reconstruction and to contribute to the stability of Europe.”

About forty guest states

As a result, the summit was renamed the “Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC2022).” About 40 states and 18 international organizations were invited. Representatives of the private economy and civil society are also expected. “If the participation of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zhelensky and his Prime Minister Denis Schmidt is confirmed,” Their virtual or physical existence depends on the evolution of the situationSays Bern.

Participants will discuss the priorities, policies and methods for reconstruction and the form it will take in the areas of infrastructure, economy, environment and society. URC2022 also contains pledge elements.

An event will also be organized specifically targeting representatives of the economy. A cultural event is also planned under the banner of solidarity with the people and refugees in Ukraine. This will provide an opportunity to present the diversity of Ukrainian culture.


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