On January 27, 2020, a press conference was held in Kyiv at the most significant business club that brings together Ukrainian business leaders, ‘CEO Club Ukraine,’ to launch the nationwide ‘Greening Ukraine’ project as part of a global tree planting initiative of 100,000,000 trees.
In one day, namely March 20, 2020, the plan is to plant 1 000 000 trees together with partners and co-organizers from different regions of the country. The initiators of the Greening of Ukraine project are the founder of ‘CEO Club Ukraine’ Serhiy Gaydaychuk and CEO of ‘Book of Ukrainian Records,’ founder of the international glossy magazine ‘Business Woman’, – Anna Krysyuk. They presented the project and emphasized the importance of involving every Ukrainian, as well as Ukrainian diaspora.
Also at the press conference were co-organizers from different corners of Ukraine and guests: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the ‘Book of Ukrainian Records,’ multiple records holder of Ukraine and the world Oleg Ivanenko, Global Ambassador of Renewable Energy in the world Ruslana Lizhichko, Director of the Tin Impex Metallurgical Plant, Peace Ambassador Alina Skomorokhova, Ternopil Regional Council Member Stepan Barna, Rector of Vinnytsia Institute of ‘Ukraine University’ Anna Davydenko, founder of the charity organization “I – Volnovakha” Yanina Lubina, founder of the ‘White Bird’ NGO Anna Korshunova, founder and director of ‘Folk Ukraine’ Igor Dobrutsky and others.
The goal of the ‘Greening of Ukraine’ is to draw attention to the restoration of the ecosystem of Ukraine and the planet, as well as to the development of environmental awareness of people.
Objectives of the ‘Greening of Ukraine’ project:
-Plant more than 1,000,000 trees in one day;
-Assist in planting parks and alleys throughout the year;
-Conduct a nationwide information campaign to support the greening of Ukraine;
-Organize educational eco-workshops in educational institutions;
-To launch an international flash mob ‘Greening of Ukraine. Greening the planet!’;
-Carry out sports activities, children’s art contests to support the project;
-Develop an electronic roadmap of Ukraine for tree planting under the project;
-Print a bilingual representative book, which will be covering all stages and activities of the project.
Anyone who wishes to participate in the ‘Greening of Ukraine’ project can fill in the registration form.
Formats for participation in the project:
Volunteers: actively participate in tree planting at locations
Co-organizers: organization of the project in the regions, at locations
Partners: providing an organizational, logistical base for project implementation, procurement of trees Information partners: coverage of project information drives on available resources
Eco-ambassadors: persons who can plant more than 200,000 trees; present the project to the public.
The Greening of Ukraine project is being implemented with the support of partners and co-organizers from different regions of Ukraine: the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the State Forestry and Hunting Administration, the Local Government, the International Center for Baltic-Black Sea Research and Consensus Practices. Center for Political Dialogue, Lugansk Regional State Administration, Odesa Regional State Administration, Kyiv City Administration, Khmelnytsky City Council, ‘Tin Impex Co. Ltd,’ ‘Dobropark,’ BF’ I-Volnovakha,’ NGO “Promote Ukraine”‚ NGO ‘Women’s Council of Donbas,’ NGO ‘White Bird,’ BC’ Shobeli,’ ‘BusinessWOMEN,’ Channel 33, Magazine’ Lucky Ukraine,’ ‘Creative Commons,’ and others.
For more information, contact project coordinator Nadiya Chistyak.
Contact phone number: +380 50 663 01 32, + 380 67 878 80 28.
Media Interaction and Communication: Yulia Bychaj, +380 66 993 41 81.