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Institute of World Policy presented “Street Eurouniversity” in Kyiv

11:17 17.05.13
On the day of Europe, May 18th, the Institute of World Policy presented “Street Eurouniversity” in Kyiv All cartoons, even those that Kyiv officials endeavored to ban, were exhibited.

“Street Eurouniversity” is a metaphorical name for the public events where public leaders and experts on related issues have an opportunity to directly communicate with citizens. In the framework of the “Street Eurouniversity”, the exhibition of cartoons that cover most topical questions of Europeanization will take place. They illustrate two realities in nearly forty areas of social, economic and political life of Ukraine and EU.

“Street Euroniversities” will take place in Odesa, Dnipropetrovsk and Kharkiv soon.

The project 'Soft Power of Ukraine in the EU' is supported by Ukraine National Initiatives to Enhance Reforms (UNITER) project, which is implemented by Pact and made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The project Street Eurouniversities was also supported by Global Reporting and Swedish Institute.

“Street Eurouniversity” is a metaphorical name for the public events where public leaders, experts on related issues have an opportunity to directly communicate with citizens. In the framework of the “Street Eurouniversity”, the exhibition of cartoons that cover most topical questions of Europeanization will take place. They illustrate two realities in nearly forty areas of social, economic and political life of Ukraine and EU.

Officials of Kyiv City State Administration demanded to take certain cartoon of the exhibit, in particular on the issues of corruption, selective justice, and politics as business. Overall, nine topics fell under censorship that comprises 13 cartoons (in fact 1/3 of all exhibit).

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