The International Organisation for Reconstruction of Ukraine (IOR-U) project has been established to facilitate UK-Ukraine connections that can support the development of the structures, policies and programmes that can support Ukraine in its post-conflict recovery and reconstruction. The National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine (NSDCU) is the Ukrainian partner of the IOR-U.
It builds upon existing close relationship between the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine (NSDCU) and the Institute of Strategic Risk Management (ISRM), whose Executive Director Dr David Rubens is also the Executive Director of IOR.
The National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine (NSDCU) is an advisory state body. It is tasked with developing and coordinating policies concerning national security, and advising the President of Ukraine on domestic and international matters.
IOR is facilitating discussions between the leadership of University of Leeds Nexusprogramme and Kyiv UNIT City. Both are leading technology innovation hubs that at offer full service