July 05, 2022 @ 12:15 – July 05, 2022 @ 14:30
Hybrid: Online and at the Geneva Press Club Chemin de l'Impératrice, 18
in Pregny-Chambésy 1292


The Global Survivors Fund and its Ukrainian partners EUCCI, Blue Bird and Truth Hounds invite you to the Launch of the Study on Reparations for Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Ukraine: Opportunities and Prospects, a hybrid side-event to the 50th Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Please join the event along with survivors, representatives of the government of Ukraine, members of the international community and other key stakeholders for a dialogue on the status, challenges and the way forward for reparations for survivors and victims in Ukraine.


  • 12:15-13:00: Light lunch
  • 13:00-13:20: Opening remarks
    • Esther Dingemans, GSF Executive Director
    • Iryna Dovgan, GSF Board Member, SEMA Ukraine member
    • Yevheniia Filipenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to UNOG
  • 13:20-13:40: Needs of CRSV survivors and their perceptions of reparations
    • Maryna Chuikova, SEMA Ukraine member
    • Roman Avramenko, Executive Director, Truth Hounds Integration of Ukraine
    • Nataliia Melnyk, Coordinator of Projects and Programs, Blue Bird
    • Amal Nassar, Co-author of the Ukraine Reparations Study, GSF
  • 13:40-14:10: Current efforts by Ukrainian authorities and prospects for establishing a domestic reparation programme
    • Kateryna Levchenko, Ukraine Gender Equality Commissioner
    • Volodymyr Shcherbachenko, Head of Board, Eastern-Ukrainian Center for Civic Initiatives
    • Iryna Dovgan, GSF Board Member, SEMA Ukraine member
    • Clara Sandoval, GSF Director of Programmes
  • 14:10-14:30: Q&A followed by closing remarks
    • Norbert Wühler, Reparations Expert and GSF Board Member
    • Mr. Kazuho Taguchi, Minister-Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva


5 July 2022, 12:15 - 14:30 CET.


In-person at the Geneva Press Club in Geneva, Switzerland: Please register for the in-person event at: info@globalsurvivorsfund.org

Online participation via Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84520714289?pwd=Tm1jZEFqaUsrS1g0aHhQRHJhNUdwQT09

Meeting ID: 845 2071 4289

Password: 048057