NIESR Welcomes Delegation from Ukrainian Council for Economic Reconstruction

On Monday 30 January, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) welcomed members of the Ukrainian Council for Economic Reconstruction to London.

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30 January, 2023
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This visit, which has been organised and sponsored by NIESR, forms part of its wider support for the Ukrainian cause, which also includes a Memorandum of Understanding and twinning arrangement with the Kyiv School of Economics. During the delegation’s week long stay, where they will be based at the NIESR offices in Westminster, the Council members will be meeting with policymakers, academics and representatives from both the business and finance sectors to gain greater insight into the development of a programme for the reconstruction of the Ukrainian post-war economy.

These ideas will, in part, be presented in a seminar on Tuesday 31 January with members discussing the common factors of innovation policies behind successful economies. The conflict has presented a historic opportunity for Ukraine to adopt new economic ideas, with one being a ‘fast state’ approach that focuses on adopting reforms to improve both speed and efficiencies and allow a quicker adaptation to the challenges faced by global economies. Whether these be international supply chains, market demands, automation of business processes or reducing barriers to trade.  The seminar

The delegation comprises:

  • Dmytro Natalukha, a Ukrainian politician and Chair of the Economic Affairs Parliamentary Committee, as well as a member of the Permanent Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
  • Vladyslav Davydov, an advisor to the Head of Committee for the Ukrainian parliament, providing policy analysis on areas including the economy, foreign affairs and security. He is, additionally, an expert for the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine and the National Council for the Recovery of Ukraine from the Consequences of the War
  • Glib Buriak, an Associate Professor in the Ukrainian American Concordia University in Ukraine with a focus on the economics of developing countries and contemporary problems in international economics.