We are dedicating our next #BrusselsCalling media debate to the horrific war in Ukraine. The focus of the discussion will range from the challenges of covering the war on the ground to the implications for Ukraine’s EU and Nato aspirations to the response by governments and corporates. 

31 Mar 2022

3:30 PM CEST


We are delighted that European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius will moderate our panel on 31 March from 15:30 to 16:15 CET.

Married to a Ukrainian national and the first Commissioner to visit Ukraine since the war began, Sinkevičius, who is Lithuanian, will draw on firsthand experience as he moderates the discussion.

Confirmed panellists:

Vlagyiszlav Makszimov is covering Central & Eastern Europe for Euractiv, with a special focus on human rights and humanitarian relief.

Jennifer Rankin has been the Guardian’s Brussels correspondent since January 2016.

Simon Townsley is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning press photographer. He is currently covering the war in Ukraine for The Telegraph.

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