KYIV - On 2 December 2010 East Europe Foundation and its Board of Directors gathered EEF partners and donors to present the results from EEF’s last three years of activities. In attendance were more than 60 representatives of Ukrainian and international businesses, European embassies, the Ukrainian government and international development organizations, as well as local partners from regions, who came to share in our success.

EEF is proud to announce that since 2008 we have:  implemented 85 projects in 20 oblasts; invested more than UAH 26.6 million in our programs; and
attracted UAH 7.2 million from Ukrainian and international companies to benefit Ukrainian communities.
During the event, EEF also presented its newly established Advisory Council, which will serve as a resource for EEF to help guide its strategic orientation, assist in enhancing its reputation and outreach as well as in attracting financial support for the institution.

The Advisory Council consists of distinguished individuals highly respected in their professional fields. Its members are individuals who support the EEF mission, are dedicated to its goals and are willing to advocate for EEF when called upon to do so.

EEF Advisory Council Members as of December 2010:

     (1) Ms. Natalia A. Jaresko, Co-Managing Partner, Horizon Capital
     (2) Dr. Serhiy Kozachenko, Director, International Centre for Enterprise and Management Development
     (3) Mr. Boris Lozhkin, General Director and President, United Media Holding Group of Companies (UMH)
     (4) Ms. Marina Starodubska, General Director and Managing Partner, Mikhailov & Partners Ukraine Strategic Communications Consultancy
     (5) Mr. Morgan Williams, Director, Government Affairs, Washington office, SigmaBleyzer and President/CEO, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC)


FOOTNOTE:  The East Europe Foundation was launched in November 2007 by the Eurasia Foundation, Washington, D.C. The East Europe Foundation (EEF), headquartered in Kyiv, Ukraine is a local non-profit, non-governmental developmental NGO which builds on EF experience by further developing the most effective programs. EEF shares its founder’s commitment to innovation, seeking to support successful community-driven development initiatives.

The Eurasia Foundation is a member of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), Washington, D.C.,