JCC Implementing Partner at URC 2022 Economic Forum

The #UkraineReformConference 2022 took place on July 4 and 5, 2022 in Lugano. The Joint Chamber of Commerce (JCC) was the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) implementing partner on the Economic Forum held in the afternoon of July 5. Our Ukrainian partners were #UkraineInvest and the #WesternNISEnterpriseFund.

The Economic Forum opened with statements by President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal, State Secretary Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch and Chairman of the Servants of the People Fanction, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and Members of the National Investment Council David Arakhamia.

The program then showcased 3 key sectors of the economy prioritized for investment: manufacturing; logistics and energy. The Minister of Logistics Mr. Oleksandr Kubrakov and Minister of Energy German Galuschenko presented the current situation and reconstruction priorities in the respective sectors. On the Swiss side heads of Swissmem, Swissrail and the Swiss Federation of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industries presented Swiss private sector know-how.

Digitalization was fourth sector that was presented as an exemplar of Ukraine as a world-class innovator in the area of a digitalized society and cybersecurity. Also featured was #United24, the platform initiated by the Office of the President of Ukraine to consolidate all giving to the country.

The Economic Forum like the URC 2022 in general, lays the ground for the renewal of Ukraine’s economy. There will be follow-up with continued exchange between Switzerland and Ukraine to define the parameters of projects in energy, manufacturing and logistics and opportunities for Swiss companies to get involved on the ground with investment and technical expertise.

Economic Forum program and live stream:



Jul 05 2022


8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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