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Media Accreditation Opens for the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Ukraine

Michèle Mischler, Associate Director, Public Affairs and Media; Tel.: +41 (0)22 869 36679,

  • World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Ukraine will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine, 5-6 November 2013
  • 150 leaders will gather to discuss the future of the country
  • Media accreditation is now open; please register online at

Geneva, Switzerland, 19 September 2013 – Ukraine has reached a critical point in its economic development as it considers the long-term benefits of its economic policies and devises future strategies. Significant shifts are taking place in the global economy, which are reshaping the opportunities and challenges for Ukraine. Understanding these trends and developing sustainable long-term strategies will be a key focus for the Strategic Dialogue hosted by the World Economic Forum in Kyiv.

The World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Ukraine will convene a select group of leaders from business, government, civil society and academia to examine and frame transformations occurring in Ukraine. The discussions, which represent a key milestone in the World Economic Forum’s Scenarios for Ukraine initiative, will be based on the preliminary outcomes of the initiative’s scenarios mapping process. The final results will be presented at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 in Davos-Klosters in January.

Media accreditation for the event is now open. If you would like to cover this event, please register online at

The registration deadline is 25 October 2013. As the number of accreditations will be strictly limited, the Forum will not be able to accommodate late registrations. No accreditation will be granted on site.

For more information about the meeting, please visit the Forum’s website at

Notes to Editors

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Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is independent, impartial and not tied to any interests. It cooperates closely with all leading international organizations (