12:00 - 13:30 EET11:00 - 12:30 CE

Format: Online

Language: English and Ukrainian, with simultaneous translation 

Rebuilding a Place to Call Home: Presentation of the Report on the Recovery of Homes and Neighbourhoods in Ukraine

PBL the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine and Ro3kvit Urban Coalition for Ukraine, invite you to the presentation of the report Rebuilding a Place to call home: Sharing Knowledge for the Recovery of Ukraine. This report was made based on the findings of the international event Ukraine’s Housing Recovery Forum (the Hague, February 2023), which was also hosted by PBL and organised together with Ukraine Netherlands Urban Network (The Netherlands), New Housing Policy (Ukraine), and RMIT University (Europe and Australia).

The bilingual report includes state-of-the-art knowledge of housing and land policy in Ukraine, and relevant approaches from all over Europe as well as an extensive set of recommendations to drive housing reform. The report responds to Ukraine’s ambitions for the recovery of homes and neighbourhoods. It also calls on policymakers in Ukraine, partner countries, and international organisations to give strategic attention to safe, affordable, and energy-efficient housing in future recovery efforts.

The event will be held online on Wednesday, May 10, at 11:00-12:30 CET (12:00-13:30 EET). To take part in the presentation, please register:

The program will commence with opening remarks by Jennes de Mol, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Oleksandra Azarkhina, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, and André van Lammeren, Deputy Director of PBL. Following this, the report team, consisting of Pavlo Fedoriv, Oleksandr Anisimov (New Housing Policy), and Julie Lawson (RMIT), will deliver a comprehensive presentation highlighting the report's key findings and recommendations. Afterwards, contributing parties will offer their feedback on the contents and call to action, and the audience will have ample opportunities to ask questions and provide comments. Oleksandra Tkachenko (UNUN) will be moderating the event.