On 19 February 2024, Café Kyiv, organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, took place in Berlin. As part of the event, the German Economic Team organised a panel that addressed key issues relating to Ukraine’s economic reconstruction. The pane was moderated by Robert Kirchner.
On February 1st, the German Economic Team (GET) took part in a discussion organised by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) at the German Bundestag. The topic of the conference was the status and prospects for the implementation of the “Green Agenda for the Western Balkans”, which was adopted by the six countries of the Western Balkans region (WB6) at the Sofia Summit in 2020. The main objective of the “Green Agenda” is to achieve complete CO2 neutrality in the region by 2050, and the German Economic Team is supporting the WB6 countries in this endeavour.
On January 11th, the German Economic Team, together with the Centre for Economic Strategy, presented key economic developments of the past year, as well as an outlook for the new year, as part of the monthly review.
Together with the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, the Centre for Economic Strategy, and the German Economic Team organised an expert discussion on Ukraine’s banking sector based on our joint Banking Sector Monitor.
For the upcoming “Moldova Support Platform” ministerial conference on 17th October in Chişinău with the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Romania, Berlin Economics, via the “German Economic Team” project, identified -on request by the Moldovan government- reform options and measures having the potential to make the Moldovan economy more resilient and growth-oriented in the medium term.
The German Economic Team participated in a panel dedicated to the reconstruction of Ukraine at the Economic Forum in Karpacz (September 5th to 7th, 2023). The Forum has been gathering politicians, economists and representatives from business, academia and media since 1992 and is one of the most important events of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe.
On September 6th, 2023, the 22nd information event on government advisory Kosovo took place. As a hybrid event, participation was possible both in person at the premises of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), as well as online.
Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has had dramatic humanitarian and economic consequences. While the focus now must be kept on the survival of the war, proposals for reconstruction also need to be developed.
About the German Economic Team
The German Economic Team is financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. Berlin Economics is commissioned with the project implementation.