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Global Shapers Kyiv Hub
What is the Global Shapers Community?
The Global Shapers Community is a network of hubs founded by the World Economic Forum and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. Global Shapers are young extraordinary individuals with great potential for future leadership roles in society. Between 22 and 29 years of age, they represent all walks of life and share a spirit of entrepreneurship in the global public interest.
Recent Projects
Ukraine Discovery Tour 4.0

On May 30 May we invite Global Shapers and YGLs to Kyiv, Ukraine for 4 unforgettable days. The project is aimed to open Ukraine for the international community with its success stories and developments, break the stereotypes on its internal transformation and improve the investment climate.

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Make me Better & Global Shapers mentorship program

MakeMeBetter is a professional mentorship program for those who want to have good start from scratch in any new profession. Program connects best professionals with newbies in their field. During 3 years of existence, the team of mentors has grown to 260 qualified professionals from all over Ukraine and more than 200 participants accomplished the program and made their new careers more successfull.

Global WEF Survey 2017 presentation, "The World Through Eyes of Millenials"

In Ukraine, young people (those who 14-35 years) constitute nearly one third of the population. Ukrainian youth is characterized by a rather high educational level and civil activity. However, so far, its voice has been relevant mostly only locally. For the Kyiv Hub it was both a pleasure and honour to endorse the views of young Ukrainians globally and to represent Ukraine through the Global Shapers Survey.

Read the report in Ukrainian >

Recent Activities
Know A Shaper
Global Shapers Community marked 5th anniversary, but still not everyone aware of who are shapers. To help raise awareness about Global Shapers we launched e-campaign "Know a shaper". Each Kyiv Shaper shall take over Hub's social media for one week.

During take over Shaper makes up to 3 posts per day and focusing on:
  • own story and what inspire,
  • things his/her do,
  • how his/her shapes the world.
#GoGlobal Contest
In order to raise awareness among Ukrainian youth about importance of learning foreign languages in partnership with NGO GoGlobal Kyiv Hub conducted several contests asking young people to say what «global » means for them. Winners received tickets to the premier of top new movies , demonstrated in language of origin.
Geneva Peace Talks
Kyiv Hub joined Global Shapers Community and brought #PeaceTalks to Ukraine. Also invited everyone to join online the Geneva Peace Talks at the United Nations in Geneva, organized under the theme "Peace Happens!"
European movement visit to the Ukrainian Parliament & Meeting with EUROoptimists
In order to foster communication of the Ukrainian Parliament with civil society , support Eurointegration aspirations of Ukraine and to help better communicate reforms that currently taking place in the country Kyiv Shapers arranged visit of the European Movement delegation to the Verkhovna Rada and their meeting with young Ukrainian Parlamentarians of the Interfactional Union "EuroOptimists"
Charity Campaign for #GoGlobal Camps
In order to contribute to the development of a new, well - educated generation of Ukrainians, who will think as global citizens , Kyiv Hub collected money to support GoGlobal Camp (camps for children were they learn foreign languages from native speakers) - wonderful format of innovational education accessible to children from all over Ukraine (including Donetsk).
#UkrainianHouse in Davos
After World Economic Foru m Annual Meeting in Davos Kyiv Hub organized fireside -talk with Ukrainian Shapers , Young Global Leaders and Parliamentarians on how to promote Ukraine. Discussed challenges and opportunities of setting #UkrainianHouse in Davos.
Global Youth Day
Placed Ukraine on a global map by organizing a moderated panel discussion in a framework of UN International Youth Day at the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center. Leading experts that affect policies of Ukraine gathered to exchange ideas and discuss the role of youth in achieving sustainable development through energy efficiency. The event aimed to raise awareness among young people on energy efficiency and responsible consumption. SEE video: https://youtu.be/0V_ufubbQN0
#ShapingDavos 2017
Kyiv Shapers was excited to be selected to host ShapingDavos 2017. In cooperation with Hromadske.International Kyiv Hub organized a panel discussion on the positive power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution with leaders from different spheres of expertise related to the topic. Panel discussion was broadcast live and also recorded in order to be distributed to the broader audience. http://globalshapers.in.ua/en/news/ShapingDavos2017 SEE video: https://youtu.be/VY23os4fb6s
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