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1 UKRAINE KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY –KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLDKNOW YOUR WORLD

2 SPEAKER INTRODUCTIONS:SPEAKER INTRODUCTIONS: Mr. Bohdan Mykolayovych Aleshchenko CEO, Omelnik Community Foundation, Deputy, Kryukivska District council, Local level of Legislative Activity Kremenchuk, Poltavska Oblast Mr. Pavlo Anatoliyovych Timofyeyev Head, Deputy of Melitopol City Council, Department of Strategic Development. Co-founder, Charitable foundation Ridne Misto Melitopol Melitopol, Zaporizka Oblast

3 OPEN WORLD LEADERSHIP PROGRAMOPEN WORLD LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Since its founding by Congress in 1999, the Open World Program has enabled more than 14,000 current and future Eurasian leaders to experience American democracy, civil society and community life; work with their American counterparts; stay in American homes; and gain new ideas and inspiration for implementing change back home. Some 6,000 American host families and their communities in all 50 states have partnered with the U.S. Congress and Open World to make this ambitious public diplomacy effort possible.

4 UKRAINE MAPUKRAINE MAP

5 COUNTRY QUICK FACTSCOUNTRY QUICK FACTS Full name: Ukraine Population: 45.1 million (UN, 2011) Capital: Kiev Largest city: Kyiv (Kiev) Area: 603,700 sq km (233,090 sq miles) Major language: Ukrainian (official), Russian Major religion: Christianity Life expectancy: 64 years (men), 75 years (women) (UN) Monetary unit: 1 hryvnya = 100 kopiykas Main exports: Military equipment, metals, pipes, machinery, petroleum products, textiles, agricultural products GNI per capita: US $3,120 (World Bank, 2011)

6 LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

7 LANGUAGE: Hello привіт, вітаю!, здоровенькі були pryvit, vitayu!, zdoroven'ki bul Bye бувай! buvay! YES так tak no ні ni THANK YOU дякую тобі/вам, спасибі diakuyu tobi/vam, spasybi YOU’RE WELCOME ласкаво просимо! laskavo prosymo! PLEASE будь ласка bud' laska I LOVE YOU я тебе кохаю, я тебе люблю ya tebe kokhayu, ya tebe liubliu HOW ARE YOU як справи yak spravy

8 UKRAINE LEADER: President: Viktor Yanukovych GOVERNMENT: Parliamentary VOTING AGE: 18

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11 ECONOMICS  What products or services is your country known for? What are the products that are grown/made (agricultural, manufacturing, mining, services)?  What kinds of products are imported to your country?  What kinds of products are exported from your country?  What is the economy like today in your country?

12 EVERYDAY-ECONOMICS Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacy- loans, credit cards, cash… Jobs – what age do young people start working - kinds of jobs- ? Students and money- Impact for this age group?- do kids get an allowance? Work?

13 RELIGION(S)

14 NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS

15 FOOD

16 CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS

17 EVERYDAY LIVINGEVERYDAY LIVING Typical Day- schedule A School Day/Week yrs old Study-Homework Extracurriculars Family Life- traditional housing- extended family- Pets / Wildlife- Attractions to visit-amusement parks-zoos-parks etc.


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