The Dnipro as European Waterway 22 June

On 22nd of June 2017, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kyiv will host an international conference on the development of inland waterways of Ukraine: The Dnipro as a European Waterway.

In order to support the growth of the Ukrainian economy and the flourishing agricultural sector, the transport and logistics sector needs to modernize and develop. The river, ports and terminals are indispensable for a healthy transport system.


To support its development the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure, the Netherlands Embassy and International Financial Institutions are cooperating in the Dnipro Development Initiative (DDI), conducting different prefeasibility studies on the river as a transport route.


During this conference you will be able to:

•             Learn about the work within the DDI and its preliminary results;

•             Hear practical recommendations of international experts on the short and long term strategy for river transport development of Ukraine;

•             Meet and discuss the next stages of economic and strategic development of river infrastructure with all stakeholders, in the framework of the "Dnipro Development Initiative";


The key representatives who will be invited to the conference are: State authorities of Ukraine, IFI’s, EU representatives, private sector organizations, executives of the leading transport and agricultural Ukrainian companies, Dutch experts and companies interested in cooperation.


Date: 22 June 2017

Time: 14.00 – 20.00 (registration starts at 13.00)

Place: Silver Wave, metro Dnipro dock


Please find the program of the event attached. For participation you need to register in advance. Please send an email before 19 June 2017 to and you will receive a confirmation with a personalized invitation.