Kyiv Investment Forum 2023:
Brussels Platform

Building upon the success of its previous editions, the 8th Kyiv Investment Forum  continues to be an influential platform where international and local experts convene to address the most pressing issues facing the Ukrainian capital. 

This year's forum, hosted by Philippe Close, Mayor of the city of Brussels, and Vitaliy Klitschko, Mayor of Kyiv,  titled "Brussels Platform: Sustainable Revival of Greater Kyiv" aims to synergize efforts in addressing challenges emerging from the war.

This year’s event will take place on November 16th, 2023, at the city hall of Brussels.

KIF 2023: Brussels Platform Sustainable Revival of Greater Kyiv

The Kyiv Investment Forum (KIF) serves as a platform for top European and Ukrainian government officials, along with prominent representatives from public and private sectors, to come together and address the challenges facing Greater Kyiv. The forum focuses on both the current challenges and the sustainable recovery of the city post-war. It aims to unite global financial institutions and private investors to develop efficient multi-sector investment tools, leading to the recovery and modernization of the Kyiv metropolia.

Our goals

Accelerate the growth of the investment ecosystem by uniting global investors to modernize and recover the infrastructure of Greater Kyiv.

Foster collaboration between the public and private sectors to develop and implement solutions for economic and social recovery in the Kyiv metropolia.

Showcase the advantages of the social impact economy and innovation for the broader public good, contributing to the restoration of Ukraine and sustainable economic development for EU integration.

Facilitate peer-to-peer exchanges among metropolises on urban investment challenges and solutions.

Join us at KIF 2023 to be part of the transformative dialogue, forge meaningful partnerships, and contribute to the sustainable revival of Greater Kyiv!

Key topics
Geopolitical Landscape and Metropolitan Development
War-Affected Communities and Resilient Cities
City-to-City Cooperation for Equitable and Sustainable Development
Decentralization as a Key Contributor to Regional Development
Investments in Sustainable Transformation
Transparency and Accountability in Investment Processes
Building Sustainable People-Centered Metropolis
Urban Health and Wellness for a Healthy City
Food Security and Diversifying Food Supply Chains
Impact Investments for Inclusive and Sustainable Economy


08:00-09:00 Registration. Morning coffee
09:00-10:10 KEYNOTE SESSION: Addressing the Challenges of the War and Advancing Sustainability
10:10-11:20 Panel #1: City-to-City Cooperation
11:20-11:40 Signing ceremony of memorandums / Media Outreach
11:40-12:20 Lunch
12:20 - 12:30 Setting the Investment Agenda: Inaugural Reflections
12:30-13:30 Panel #2: Decentralization as a Key Contributor to Regional Development"
13:30-14:30 Panel #3: Investments in Sustainable Transformation
14:30-15:15 Breakout Session #1: Macroeconomic forecast for Ukraine & Kyiv recovery 2023-2030 including transparency and other post-war risks
14:30-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 Panel #4: Building Sustainable People-Centered Metropolis: Empowering Post-Conflict Communities
16:30-17:15 Breakout Session #2: Mobilizing Impact Investments for Inclusion and Sustainable Growth
17:00 -17:15 Artistic integration “Peace, please ", Film by Chris Christoffels and José Roland
17:15-18:30 Networking. Cocktails

Kyiv Investment Forum: Facts & Figures

KIF 2022
KIF 2021
KIF 2020
Resilience. Innovation. Sustainability
Reached 350 attendees, among them 16 Mayors’ delegations, 26 Ambassadors and Heads of foreign diplomatic missions accredited in Belgium, 7 partner organizations and international institutions, 21 media, 54 business representatives, industry associations, non-profit organizations, and think tanks
the city of Brussels, Belgium
28 November 2022
  • Brussels declaration: The city of Kyiv, and thirteen European cities (Brussels, Paris, Rome, Helsinki, Poznań, Podgorica, Berlin, Lyon, Riga, Sarajevo, Bergamo, Vilnius and Dublin) signed a joint declaration of understanding to support the recovery and sustainable development of the Ukrainian capital and its surrounding territories.
  • Nearly €1,1 billion of investment committed to strengthening the resilience and contributing towards faster post-war reconstruction of Ukrainian capital
  • 12 investment projects pitched to international investors
  • Over 1500 people watched KIF's live stream
Creative Transformation
3000+ online participants
Kyiv, Ukraine
10 September 2021
  • 3000+ online participants
  • 14 countries
  • 53 media outlets
Go local. Think global
1000+ offline participants from 11 countries, including government officials, business leaders, investors, financial institutions, real estate developers, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, industry associations, local community representatives, alongside an additional 3000+ participants who joined the event online
Kyiv, Ukraine
10 September 2020
  • 1000+ attendees
  • 11 countries
  • 3000+ online participants
  • 36 media outlets