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Crimean Tatar leader, Commissioner of Ukrainian President on Crimean Tatar Affairs Mustafa Jemilev is leaving to Davos, Switzerland, to take part in the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

Jemilev is to take part in “Ukrainian lunch”, which will take place in “off the record” format.

This year the interactive discussion of Ukrainian and international leaders will focus on what the new leadership, Ukrainian society, and Ukraine’s international partners expect from each other to address the tremendous challenges Ukraine faces.

Among the speakers and commentators will be José Manuel Barroso, the 11th President of the European Commission; Carl Bildt, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden (2006 - 2014); Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government; George Soros, Chairman, Soros Fund Management and Founder, Open Society Foundations; Aivaras Abromavičius, Minister of Economics and Trade of Ukraine; Natalie Jaresko, Minister of Finance of Ukraine; Dmytro Shymkiv, Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of Ukraine, former Head of Microsoft Ukraine, Valeriia Gontareva, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, and Serhiy Leshchenko, Member of the Parliament of Ukraine.

Note: The Davos Ukrainian Lunch is the most prominent annual international gathering outside Ukraine dedicated to giving world leaders an opportunity to learn and talk about Ukraine’s political and economic challenges.

The first Davos Ukrainian lunch was hosted in January 2005 by Victor Pinchuk, the Founder of Interpipe Corporation, after the latter had become the first Ukrainian corporate member of the World Economic Forum.

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