On November 5 Norwegian business-center was ceremonially opened in Chernihiv National University of Technology under participation of the Ambassador of Norway to Ukraine Ole T. Horpestad. The center’s activities are directed on provision of consulting and organizational support to the participants and graduates of Ukraine-Norway Project, who has a goal to establish their own business. Moreover, the center will assist to other persons, interested in development of entrepreneurship in Chernihiv region, will organize cooperation with representatives of business, local power, civil organizations, will establish effective cooperation with Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce. The President of the Fund Volodymyr Rubtsov and the Project coordinator Olga Filina took part in the opening event on behalf of IFSA.
After the ceremony of the Business-center official opening press-conference was conducted, during which representatives of mass media and the university had possibilities to communicate with the Ambassador, the university’s president Serhiy Shkarlet, IFSA President, director of newly established business-center Tetiana Detsuk, and to receive answers to their questions. Upon completion of his official visit to Chernihiv National University of Technology Mr. Ole T. Horpestad gave lecture on the theme of history and current state of Ukrainian-Norwegian relations.