Оn 17-22 December 2020, the conference of the Heads of Ukrainian Foreign Diplomatic Missions, with the participation of ambassadors, permanent representatives and consuls general of Ukraine, will take place in the online format.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy will open the conference.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal and Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov will take part in its plenary sessions.
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and his deputies will attend the event.
The conference is taking place to determine the priorities and tasks of Ukraine's foreign policy for the near future and it will be held under the slogan “Think BIG”.
Participants will outline Ukraine’s positions and ambitions in the world whilst identifying ways to improve the diplomatic service to protect and promote the national interests of Ukraine. Participants will also discuss the strategy of promoting Ukrainian exports into foreign markets and attracting foreign investment to Ukraine as priorities of Ukrainian foreign policy.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will be the honorary guest at this year's conference and he will address the heads of Ukraine's foreign diplomatic missions.
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Joseph Borrell will also address the conference in a special video message.
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