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“Window of opportunity: What does the EU expect from Ukraine and Ukraine from the EU?”

04:22 12.03.14
On the 12th of March the Institute of World Policy held a discussion “Window of opportunity: What does the EU expect from Ukraine and Ukraine from the EU?”

Leading Ukrainian experts and European ambassadors were invited to participate in the discussion.

Today Ukrainians face a number of serious internal and external challenges which could be overcome only in presence of close cooperation between the EU and Ukraine. The participants held a profound discussion of steps which the Ukrainian authority should take in order to stabilize situation and make Ukraine a prosperous European country.

Roland Kovats, Country Director of Pact, and Viktor Shlinchak, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of World Policy

Alyona Getmanchuk, Director, Institute of World Policy, Danylo Lubkivsky, Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Jan Tombinski, Head of the European Union Delegation to Ukraine, and Borys Tarasyk, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (1998-2000; 2005-2007)

Jan Tombinski, Head of the European Union Delegation to Ukraine

Wolf Dietrich Heim, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Austria to Ukraine, and Inna Pipluska, Executive Director Deputy of the International Renaissance Foundation

Simon Smith, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Great Britain to Ukraine, Alain Remy, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of France to Ukraine, Sehiy Solodky, First Deputy Director of the Institute of World Policy, and Volodymyr Ohryzko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2007-2009)

Oleksandr Sushko, research director, Institute of Euro-Atlantic Cooperation

IWP presented an analytical paper “A Call for the EU — Time to Step in. Ukraine’s Expectations from the European Union?”.

The full text of the Policy Brief in Ukrainian and English is here.

The discussion was organized within the framework of the IWP project "The new European policy" supported by the “Ukraine National Initiatives to Enhance Reforms” (UNITER) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Pact.

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