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A Conversation with Yulia Kovaliv: Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada

January 20, 2023 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location:3275 Mackenzie

We are pleased to be hosting Yulia Kovaliv, Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada, for a conversation about the ongoing war in Ukraine one year in. This event is co-organized by the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS)at Carleton University and the Embassy of Ukraine to Canada. This event is the first in a new EURUS lecture series “War in Ukraine: One Year in.”

This lecture is taking place before two significant events in Ukrainian History. On January 22, Ukraine is celebrating the proclamation of the independence of the Ukrainian People’s Republic (1918) and the unification of the Ukrainian People’s Republic and the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic into one state (1919). With this important occasion, Ambassador Kovaliv is joining us to discuss the developments in the current fight of Ukraine for its independence and national unity due to the Russian invasion of its territory.

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About Ambassador Yulia Kovaliv:

Yuliya Kovaliv was appointed Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada and arrived to Ottawa on March 29, 2022. She has almost ten years of experience in executive positions in public administration and Ukraine’s investment promotion. Prior to joining the Embassy Ambassador Kovaliv held the position of the Deputy Head of Office of the President of Ukraine in charge of economic policy development and IFIs coordination. She also served as the Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board of National State-Owned oil&gas company “Naftogaz of Ukraine” (2019-2021), the Deputy Secretary of the National Investment Council of Ukraine under the President Ukraine and the Member of the National Reform Council. In 2017- 2019 Ambassador Kovaliv served as the Head of the Office of the National Investment Council of Ukraine under the President of Ukraine, advisory platform, which included global business leaders and IFIs, where she was in charge of investment promotion, policy dialog and FDI attraction.