Conférence de presse | Press-release

The Franco-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce launches the second edition of the Business Women's Award
“Створено жінками”

On November 14, 2019, the Franco-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (CCIFU) announced the launch of the second edition of the Businesswoman's Award: Створено жінками.

Mr. Jean-Paul Piotrowski, president of CCIFU, His Excellency Mr. Etienne de Poncins, French Ambassador to Ukraine, Ms. Maryna Bardina, deputy and head of subcommittee in charge of gender equality and non-discrimination, Ms. Maud Joseph, director of CCIFU, Ms. Sonia Zabuga, editor-in-chief of ELLE and Ms. Tetiana Popova, General Manager of Arena Media Expert, participated in the press-conference which took place at Ukrinform agency.

This award was created last year to reward a woman entrepreneur who recently founded her business in Ukraine. This competition is open to all women entrepreneurs, without any age limit, regardless of their company's sector of activity. Starting from today (November 14), candidates are able to send their applications to CCIFU ( Registration will close on February 7 at midnight.

Encouraging female entrepreneurship in Ukraine, showing women that others before them have embarked on the adventure of entrepreneurship, and that it is possible to succeed, is one of the objectives of this competition. This competition was created at the initiative of the CCIFU's Business Women's Committee, which brings together thirty women founders, directors or board members of French companies established in Ukraine.

A professional jury, composed of men and women, business leaders or directors from various sectors of activity, will select the finalists and choose the winner.

An award ceremony will be held in Kyiv on March 18. The winner will get a 5-day stay in Paris to discover the central offices of the French companies, partners of the event, mentoring of the winner by our companies, partners and a free CCIFU membership during one year.

Additional information

Maud Joseph: mjoseph(@) | +38066 589 9810

To download application form

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Dans le cadre de sa visite en Ukraine, le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et de l’Europe, Jean-Yves Le Drian a rencontré vendredi 31 mai les représentants de la communauté d’affaires française : Jean-Paul Piotrowski président de la CCIFU (Crédit Agricole Ukraine), Charbel Kanaan, président de la Section Ukraine des CCEF, Philippe Dumel (Ukrsibbank BNP Paribas), Alexandre Joseph (Malt Europ) et Ignace Haertle (Ertle Bud).


Aujourd’hui, le groupe Airbus a livré au ministère de l’Intérieur ukrainien les 2 premiers hélicoptères H225, sur les 55 appareils commandés par l’Ukraine. Le président de l’Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Madame Isabelle Dumont, Ambassadrice de France en Ukraine, une délégation d’Airbus comprenant pilotes et formateurs, Jean-Paul Piotrowski, président de la CCIFU, étaient sur le tarmac de l’aéroport Borispyl pour la livraison des 2 appareils. L'un des deux appareils sera utilisé dans le cadre de missions de recherche et de sauvetage et l'autre pour des missions de maintien de l'ordre de la Garde Nationale.

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