Ukraine: crisis management platforms at the service of entrepreneurs in times of war

More than 500 Ukrainians recently participated in online webinars on three crisis management platforms to learn how they can overcome the challenges of starting, rebuilding and scaling their businesses during the war.

The platforms were recently created by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) with the financial support of the European Union and local partners such as the chambers of commerce and industry of Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia.

The topics of webinars and online consultations for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises related to tax changes in Ukrainian legislation to support the economy, legal advice on force majeure, labor relations in wartime, logistics , export and import issues and the restructuring of supply chains.

Xavier Camus, Acting Head of Cooperation at the EU Delegation to Ukraine, said that for war-torn communities to survive, there is a need to provide business tools and mechanisms to respond quickly and expertly. to the needs of local entrepreneurs. “The impact of war on businesses is devastating,” he said. “We actively support programs to promote Ukraine’s economic recovery and will continue to focus our efforts on strengthening private sector activities as a key pillar of Ukraine’s resilience.

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Christi C. Elwood