07/12/2021 First Rotary ICC Austria-Ukraine meeting is held
On December 7, the participants of ICC Ukraine-Austria had the first joint meeting, in Zoom. The Austrian Chapter was represented by Bernhard Zimburg, ICC Chapter Chair Austria, RC Gastein; Walter Ebner, RC Gmunden, International Service Head; Johannes Weniger, RC Wien-Mozart; Angelika Neugebauer, RC Wien-Schwechat; Brigitte Hipfinger, RC Weinviertel-Marchfeld; Lukas Wieser, RAC Pinzgau, while the Ukrainian Chapter was represented by Alfred F. Praus, ICC Chapter Chair Ukraine, RC Kyiv International Business; Vira Syriamina, National ICC Coordinator Ukraine, RC Lviv-Zamok; Sergii Zavadsky, RC Kyiv-City, International Service Head; Lars Vestbjerg, RC Lviv International; Ugo Poletti, RC Odessa International; ryna Bushmina, RAC Kyiv-City; Marianna Kordun, RC Kyiv International Business. The representatives of participating Rotary Clubs made introductions, as well as made short presentations of their Clubs’ project ideas, outlined areas for potential cooperation, and defined areas where they would be able to provide extensive local support and expertise. Alfred Praus reported that the ICC Charter party shall be organised in the 1st semester of 2022 (in May or June), potentially combined with the Charter party of RC Kyiv International Business, which had not yet taken place due to Covid. The Strategy (Vision paper) was adopted at the meeting, and is now available for a public. The ICC aims to focus on 3 projects, which have a chance to be implemented within a year. The first physical meeting of ICC Ukraine-Austria is envisaged in connection with the ICC World Conference taking place on April 1-3, 2022 In Kyiv.