Announced by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Kyiv in February – this programme will provide both inspiration and practical help for municipalities involved in the reconstruction and rebuilding of Ukraine and promote the values of the New European Bauhaus, sustainability, aesthetics and inclusion, as a guiding principle for the reconstruction.
The programme will consist of a series of online webinars, starting in April. All modules are based on a thorough assessment of the needs of Ukrainian municipalities conducted in autumn 2022. The programme is organised by and with Ukrainian partners Ro3kvit, ReThink, Covenant of Mayors East and the Architects’ Council of Europe.
The launch event of these webinars will take place on the 16th March at 15:00. This high-level event of two hours will set the political framing of the capacity building and give an overview of the upcoming three modules. A long list of high-level speakers and experts including the President of the European Commission, several Commissioners, the Minister for reconstruction of Ukraine, the Mayor of Lyon and experts from the Ukrainian NGOs Ro3kvit and ReThink, among others are welcomed.