Ecumenical Social Week in Lviv

Friday, 08 October 2010, 21:07
On October 4-10, 2010, the Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Ukrainian Catholic University together with the Lviv City Council, the Lviv Regional State Administration, the Regional Council, and the Lviv Polytechnic University will conduct the third Lviv Ecumenical Social Week "Trust, Responsibility, Philanthropy."
On October 4-10, 2010, the Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Ukrainian Catholic University together with the Lviv City Council, the Lviv Regional State Administration, the Regional Council, and the Lviv Polytechnic University will conduct the third Lviv Ecumenical Social Week "Trust, Responsibility, Philanthropy." The philanthropic model of cooperation of the society is the basis for the development of the civic society, and trust and responsibility are the necessary components in establishing a constructive dialogue between various spheres of human activity. The following leading experts of Ukraine and foreign countries are invited to participate in the event: the head of the World Bank in Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus, Martin Reizer; the head of the Supervisory Council of "Ukraine 3000," Kateryna Yushchenko; representatives of OSCE; honored Ambassadors of France, Canada, and the USA in Ukraine; and representatives of churches and the government. Last year's ecumenical week dealt with questions of social responsibility, issues of the Ukrainian Christian community, responsibility of business, etc. It resulted in the registration in the Supreme Council of a bill on interest philanthropy, which is aimed at supporting public organizations by physical persons.

Reported by Iryna Kitura
Head of the secretariat

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