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Media Club: “Visa-Free Regime with the EU: When will Ukraine Catch up with Moldova?”

01:03 28.04.14
On the 28th of April the Institute of World Policy held a discussion “Visa-Free Regime with the EU: When will Ukraine Catch up with Moldova?”

Speakers:

Andrii Olefirov, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine – Head of Staff

Leonid Litra, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of World Policy

Iryna Sushko, Head of the Civic Initiative 'Europe without Barriers'

Starting from April 28 the citizens of Moldova will be able to travel without a visa to 26 countries of the Schengen area. Meanwhile, Ukraine is still trying to fulfill the requirements of the EU. The participants of Media Club discussed what steps should be made in order to speed up the negotiations with Brussels. The main question whether the Ukrainians will travel to the EU without visas starting from the next year.

Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine – Head of Staff Andrii Olefirov

Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of World Policy Leonid Litra

Head of the Civic Initiative 'Europe without Barriers' Iryna Sushko

IWP Director Alyona Getmanchuk acted as a moderator of the discussion

The Media Club was organized within the project “New European Policy” conducted with the support of the “Ukraine National Initiatives to Enhance Reforms” (UNITER) project and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Pact.

Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Hungary
20 April, 2016
The discussion paper was written by Ivan Medynskyi, research fellow at the Institute of World Policy, and Bence Kapcsos, invited Hungarian expert.
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