For the first time Ukraine in line with other European EU member states and members of the European partnership, has joined the industrial dialogue within the framework of the largest European industrial policy – European Union Industry Day.
“The fact that the application of Ukraine was approved for participation in the” EU Industry Day “means the readiness of the European Union and key stakeholders to hear us. This is a unique opportunity to participate in the formation of European industrial policy “, – said Maxim Rakhlinskyi, a member of the organizing committee of the event, chairman of the National League of Transport Business.
This year’s event – an event unique not only for Ukraine, but also for the European Union. Under the EU Industry Day brand in 15 regions, there are parallel European regional forums in which government officials and representatives of business communities discuss the potential and capabilities of the national industry.
“Basically, everyone raises one sector, one problem. We swung to four sectors. This will give Europeans the opportunity to show our leaders who can become EU business partners. Not recipients of donor care, as it is fashionable today, but also full partners “, – stressed Denis Bazilevich, forum organizer and chairman of the Board of the Institute of Professional Lobbying and Advocacy.
According to the results of the forum, the National Transport Business League will take part in the preparation of a report on the opportunities and prospects of Ukrainian business. This document, together with the reports of other countries, will be included in the European Union Industry Day program, which will be held in Brussels on February 23.
“This is not a one-time action, it will have a continuation at the level of official sites. In the long run, we are waiting for the conclusion of close partnerships between Ukrainian businessmen and European representatives “, – summed up Maxim Rakhlinskyi.
Reference: EU Industry Day is a unique annual forum to be held this year in Brussels on February 22-23, aimed at discussing the current challenges, opportunities and trends of European industrial policy development. Heads of EU institutions, leading industrial enterprises, business associations, research and innovation organizations, and civil society institutions participate in it.