Conferences, projects and special events held in cooperation with friends in Ukraine
Extensive B.I.O. e-learning programmes in biopolicy and sustainable development
Embassy of Ukraine to the Hellenic Republic. Diversity as an enrichment – A new model for Ukraine.
Event on “Inspiring Climate Change Mitigation Policy – Leadership with a Vision” featuring Dionysia Avgerinopoulou, Member of the Hellenic Parliament, Chairperson of the Special Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Environmental Protection, and President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s Standing Committee on United Nations Affairs, as keynote speaker Read more >>
“Green Governance – Building a Society of Hope – The Case of Morocco,” luncheon jointly sponsored by the Biopolitics International Organisation and the Hellenic Chapter of the Club of Rome, held under the auspices of the Embassy of Morocco in Athens and featuring Professor Assia Bensalah Alaoui, Morocco’s Ambassador-at-Large, as keynote speaker, Athens Club, 18 June 2012. Press Release (English | Greek) Photo Gallery
“To speak for the world – a selection of speeches and statements by Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General of the United Nations 1953-1961” book presentation in commemoration of Dag Hammarskjold’s centenary, attended by Ambassadors, official representatives and academics from 26 countries, Athens. Press release, Programme
The B.I.O President is Honorary Co-Chair of the International Scientific Conference on “Urban gardens and parks: past, modern and future” sponsored by the Ukrainian State University of Forestry and Wood Technology held in Lviv, and contributes to the conference volume of proceedings.
B.I.O. lead article published in the first issue of the Journal of Integrative Anthropology on “Biopolitics – the bio-environment: social and environmental aspects of human existence” published by Odessa State Medical University.
Yuryi Sergeyev, Ambassador of Ukraine to Greece, participates in the B.I.O. International Conference on “Bio-Diplomacy: The Future of International Relations” and contributes to the volume of proceedings.
Launch of the official B.I.O. branch in Kiev, under the auspices of the Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Professor Konstantin Sytnik, and the Deputy Minister of Culture, Dr. Leonid Novokhatko.
Yuryi Sergeyev, Ambassador of Ukraine to Greece, participates in the B.I.O. International Conference on “Biopolitics – The Bio-Environment: Bios Olympiad,” held in Ancient Olympia, and contributes to the volume of proceedings.
Dr. Stanislav I. Sokolenko, Chairman of the Board UKRIMPEX Joint Stock Company, participates in Bios Prize award ceremony in honour of Mstislav Rostropovich, Kitty Kyriacopoulos, Anton Rupert, and Jakob von Uexkull, held in St. Petersburg.
B.I.O. sponsored Hellenic-Ukrainian Conference on “Bio-environment – Bio-culture” with the participation of government delegations from both Ukraine and Greece. The conference two cultural events, an art exhibit of the famous Ukrainian micro-miniaturist Nikolai Syadristy and a concert at the Municipal Theatre of Athens by talented young Ukrainian musicians. Partcipants include: Yuriy Sergeyev, Ambassador of Ukraine to Athens; Professor Constantine Sytnik, Vice President, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences; Dr. Leonid Novokhatko, Deputy Minister of Culture of Ukraine; Dr. Lilia Grygorovitch, Deputy, Ukrainian Parliament; and Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman of the Board, UKRIMPEX. Bionews no.16, October 1998,p. 6-7, Programme, Photos
Proposal by the Deputy Minister of Culture and the Vice President of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for the establishment of a B.I.O. branch in Ukraine.
Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman of the Board, UKRIMPEX, participates in the Eighth B.I.O. International Conference on “Biopolitics – The Bio-Environment: The Budapest Sessions” and contributes to the volume of proceedings.
Presentation and participation by Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman, Ukrimpex Joint Stock Company, in the B.I.O. conference on “Building a Biocentric Millenium Society” at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. I.U.B.E. training seminars for teachers and public administrators Bionews no. 16, October 1998, p. 8-12, Programme, Photos
Conference on “Paradigm of Civilization for the Third Millennium” held in collaboration between B.I.O. and the “Overcoming” International Association on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe. Conference participants include: Dr. Irina Beletskaya, “Overcoming” International Association Chairperson; Vladimyr Udovichenko, Mayor of the City of Slavutich; Sergei Parashin, Director, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant; Valery Idelson, Head of Public Relations, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant; Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman of the Board, UKRIMPEX Joint Stock Company; Vladimir Alexyeyev, Member of Parliament; Grygory Rychagov, Member of Parliament; Dr. Michael Beletsky, Kiev Centre for Political and Conflict Studies; Rev. Igor Agapov; Professor Sergei Burago, Kiev International Relations Institute; Dr. Yuri Drobyshev, Professor of Informatics; Dr. Victor Elensky, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Professor Sergey Krimsky, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Yakov Lishansky, Head, Gidrospecgeologyia Industrial Association; Dr. Yuri Pavlenko, Institute of World Economics and International Relations; Professor Nadezhda Panchenko, Director, Ecological Centre for the Problems of Chernobyl; Dr. Alexander Serdyuk, Principal, Kharkov Management Institute; and Dr. Vadim Skuratovsky, Senior Lecturer, Kiev Drama Institute.
The B.I.O. President attends series of meetings with parliamentarians in Kiev and conducts various television interviews.
Biopolitics featured in the documentary “Morality as a basis for overcoming the crisis in Ukraine,” a major Ukrainian production on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe.
Participation by Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman of UKRIMPEX, and Valery Idelson, Head of Public Relations, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station, at the organisational meeting and roundtable discussion on the International University for the Bio-Environment (I.U.B.E) in Hungary.
Participation by Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman of UKRIMPEX, in the B.I.O. discussion panel on “Bio-Diplomacy and Bio-Business” held at The Fletcher Schoool of Law and Diplomacy, USA.
Dr. Gennady M. Kocherov, Kiev State University; Dr. Igor N. Malakhov, Head of Council, National Ecological Centre; Professor Victor D. Romanenko, Institute of Hydrobiology, National Academy of Sciences, Kiev; and Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman of the Board, UKRIMPEX Joint Stock Company, participate in the Seventh B.I.O. International Conference on “Danube River Bonds: Bio-Environment – Bio-Culture” and contribute to the volume of proceedings.
B.I.O. sponsored Hellenic-Ukrainian Symposium on “The Bio-Environment and International Co-operation” held under the auspices of Ambassador Boris Korneyenko. Musicians perform at a concert in honour of the event, including: Irina Riabchun, pianist; Vladislav Halapsis, violin; Alla Halapsis, pianist; and Medea Iasonidou, soprano. Dr. Stanislav Sokolenko, Chairman of the Board, UKRIMPEX participates and contributes to the volume of proceedings.
The B.I.O. President attends meeting with the Committee on Legislative Provision of Freedom of Speech and Mass Media, Supreme Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine, and participates in extensive discussions with Parliamentarian Commissions.
Volodymyr Aleksyeyev, Vice-Chairman, Committee on Legislative Provision and Freedom of Speech and Mass Media, Supreme Parliament; Elena Kutova, Head, Department of Production Amalgamation, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station; and Zoya Sharikova, Senior Consultant, Committee on Legislative Provision and Freedom of Speech and Mass Media, Supreme Parliament, participate in the B.I.O. International Conference on “Environmentally-Compatible Business Strategy” and contribute to the volume of proceedings.