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EXPLORE UKRAINE POWERED BY AIESEC IN UKRAINE


UKRAINE AS A HEART OF EUROPE


About Ukraine

Ukraine is a European country. In the south, its shores are washed by two seas – the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Ukraine has a lot of neighbors: Russia, Poland, Slovakia, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Romania and Turkey – by sea. Ukraine – is a country, that lives under the blue-and-yellow banner and a trident, with a heroic history, established traditions, with boundless fields, with melodious language, with very beautiful women and with amazingly delicious food.


Ukraine: General information    

Second-largest country in Europe after Russia Population: 45.7 million (2009 est.) Workforce: 23 million (2009 est.) Situated in the heart of Europe:  strategic position between Europe and Asia on the intersection of major transport and trade routes


Ukraine: Time zone  Ukrainian time zone is GMT +2 hours  Time difference between Ukraine and other countries has become a significant advantage for IT outsourcing  Ukrainian time zone also provides effective use of proximity to Western European countries:  air flights to major European capitals take from 1 to 4 hours Location

Flag

Time difference

Travel time, hrs

Amsterdam

-1

2

Berlin

-1

1.5

London

-2

2

New York

-7

17

Sydney

+7

25

Tokyo

+6

21

Table 1.1: Time difference between Ukraine and other locations


Ukraine: Visas and customs  The citizens of the following countries can enter Ukraine visa-free and stay up to 90 days:  the countries of EU, Andorra, Canada, Iceland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Mongolia, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, the USA, Vatican, and the countries of the CIS

 What you can import free of customs duties and taxes: 1 liter of hard alcohol

200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or food products 250 grams of tobacco valued no more than €50 2 liters of wine

goods valued less than €200


INDUSTRIES AND AGRICULTURE Top 3 Industries Coal Electric Power Machinery and Transport Equipment

Top 3 Agriculture Products Grain

Sugar Beets Sunflower Seeds


Top 3 Languages

Percent of People

Top 3 Ethnic Groups

Percent of People

Ukrainian

67%

Ukrainian

77.8%

Ukrainian Orthodox

Russian

24%

Russian

17.3%

Kyiv Patriarchate

Romanian

9%

Belarusian

0.6%

Ukrainian Orthodox

Top 3 Religions

CULTURAL DIVERSITY


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS AIESEC IN UKRAINE NATIONAL PROJECT


ABOUT THE PROJECT World Without Borders is a national social educational project aims to develop entrepreneurial and responsible leadership by creating direct positive impact on Ukrainian society through an international volunteer experience for students. It is 6-7 weeks community development internship in one of the following issues: Career Development, Cultural Understanding, Health and Lifestyle, Environment.

What can I get?  an international volunteer experience for students  develop leadership and soft skills  improve their English level  break the borders between countries

Fact # 1. WWB is the biggest Ukrainian project since 2009 and this year it is organize in 17 cities around Ukraine. Fact # 2. In 2009 recognized as the best social project in the network. Fact # 3. It is present in more than 50 educational establishments; involve around 250 interns from all over the world and about 10000 participants.


Conditions  1 meal covered  Accommodation provided  Flexible realization dates ( starting from January 20th till End of March)  Opportunity to travel


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | CAREER DEVELOPMENT


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | CAREER DEVELOPMENT 17 cities around Ukraine! National social educational project aimed to develop leadership and soft skills of pupils and provide them a platform for making decisions about future career and support in identification of values, strong and weak sides, personal and professional skills.

Starting date: January 20th 2014 Duration: 6-7 weeks ( depend on the city) Issue relevance: activating leadership among Ukrainian youth; selfdiscovery for students; soft skills development; identification of personal and professional skills


Project results in 2012-2013 15 cities of Ukraine;

The best incoming project worldwide in 2009!

3,000 participants; 160 interns;

Fair of universities for students.


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE First time in Ukraine! National project aims to raise awareness of Ukrainian pupils about importance of healthy life style and sport in their life through lectures, workshops, seminars delivered by international volunteers. Cities: Donetsk, Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk.

Target audience: â–Ş High school students aged 13-18 years; â–Ş Children 6-12 years.

Place of the internship: Secondary schools; orphanages


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | ENVIRONMENT


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | ENVIRONMENT National project aimed to increase Cities: Kyiv, Donetsk. the awareness Ukrainian students about environmental problems Target audience: Pupils of schools and its’ possible ways of solution. (13-18 years old); Active youth Place of the internship: secondary To stimulate them to actions through creation and realization of schools; technical schools. ecological events, workshops, seminars and trainings.


PROJECT GOALS  Connection between the nature state and health of people.  Forming of active life position in relation to participating in practical nature protection measures: realization of nature protection activity on own initiative.  Improve language literacy of students.

 Education for children, their parents and students of sense of the personal involvement to the protection of natural riches, responsibility for them; capabilities of personality harmoniously to coexist with nature.  Forming of critical estimation consumer-utilitarian attitude toward nature, which results in violation of natural equilibrium, appearance of ecological crisis.


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING


WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS | CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING Aims on activating leadership among Ukrainian pupils by giving them acknowledge about leadership, youth activities in other countries, cultural education, to become more open-minded and to improve their English skills. Cities: Kyiv, Donetsk, Kharkiv. Concept: Workshops; sessions; English classes; extra activities Place of internship: secondary schools; orphanages; kindergartens.


Find all internship opportunities in Ukraine here: https://docs.google.com/a/aiesec.net/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AvSyPg6 ZAKVidDhjazdRelI2cmRlMVBaRE9ZNmVQdXc&usp=drive_web#gid=1

For any details please contact Svitlana Udovenko, MC VP ICX Ukraine https://www.facebook.com/sveta.udovenko sveta.udovenko@aiesec.net

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