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Special Representative Penny Pritzker Reflects on Ukraine's Economic Recovery

Ahead of the two-year anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Penny Pritzker joins Ivo Daalder for a conversation on international support for Ukraine.
Penny Pritzker
Ivo H. Daalder
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Penny Pritzker, US Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery, is working with the Ukrainian government, the G7, the EU, international financial institutions, international partners, and the American private sector to help forge Ukraine’s future as a prosperous, secure, European democracy. As this month marks the two-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, she joins the Council,  in partnership with Razom for Ukraine and the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, to reflect on her time in this role and discuss her efforts to galvanize international partners to increase their support for Ukraine’s reconstruction and economic recovery and ensure alignment with Ukraine’s needs.  In conversation with Council CEO Ivo Daalder, Special Representative Pritzker also will talk about working closely with Ukraine’s government as it focuses on reforms needed to open export markets, mobilize foreign direct investment, and catalyze economic recovery.

Read a transcript of Special Representative Pritzker's opening remarks and watch the full program above.

About the Speakers
US Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery
Headshot of Penny Pritzker.
Penny Pritzker was appointed the US Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery by President Biden in September 2023. Previously, she served as US Secretary of Commerce in the Obama Administration from June 2013 to January 2017.
Headshot of Penny Pritzker.
CEO, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Headshot of Ivo H. Daalder
Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013. He joined the Council as president in 2013 and took on the new role of CEO in 2023. Previously, he was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and served as director for European affairs on President Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. He is the author or editor of 10 books.
Headshot of Ivo H. Daalder

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