Conference “Labor Migration: Global Experience and Ukrainian Specifics”

On April 12, Kyiv hosted a conference “Labor Migration: Global Experience and Ukrainian Specifics” with the participation of members of the Ukrainian Business Council, representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers, business associations, leading think tanks and embassies

The discussion focused on the global experience of returning military migrants and the proposals of think tanks, businesses, and the government.

Participants discussed the current situation with Ukrainian migration, estimates of the number of temporary refugees outside Ukraine and their needs. They discussed problems specific to Ukraine and ways to solve them: economic, social, tax and labor aspects.

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Help has shifted its focus to providing emergency assistance to the war-affected population throughout Ukraine. Help provides direct assistance to the population and facilitates the implementation of economic development projects. Creating the conditions for the return of people who fled Ukraine after the full-scale invasion is a crucial issue. Help will support the implementation of projects aimed at creating conditions for returning to peaceful and functioning communities.

Darya Romanenko, Country Director of Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe in Ukraine

Experts from CASE Ukraine, the Institute for Social and Economic Transformation, and the Kyiv School of Economics presented the findings of the study “Military Migration: Global Experience and Ukrainian Specifics” conducted as part of the project “Comprehensive Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience Support for War-Affected Communities in Southern and Eastern Ukraine” funded by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.

The Ukrainian Business Council and the humanitarian organization Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe organized the event in Ukraine.