IWP Has a New Supervisory Board

03:34 PM 11-12-2014

Institute of World Policy has established the new Supervisory Board. Its main task is to assist the IWP in implementing its mission, which is to promote European standards and practices inside Ukraine and increase support for our country in the world.The current members of the Supervisory Board are prominent politicians and international experts: Swedish Prime Minister (1991 -1994), Minister of Foreign Affairs (2006 – 2014) Carl Bildt, President of Lithuania (1998-2003, 2004-2009) Valdas Adamkus, notable Polish dissident, chief editor of Gazeta Wyborcza Adam Michnik, senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Program on Transatlantic Relations Adrian Karatnycky, founding Chairman of the European Stability Initiative (ESI) Gerald Knaus, associate fellow and former headof the Russia and Eurasia programme at Chatham House James Sherr and long-term Ukraine’s Ambassador to the EU Roman Shpek.
Members of the Supervisory Board are old friends of the IWP who have supported the Institute since its inception in 2009.

“Today we have two main strategic priorities which can be briefly summarized as follows: Europeanization of Ukraine and Ukrainization of Europe. I am sure that experience, reputation and energy of the members of the Supervisory Board will help the IWP to achieve these priorities more effectively, “- said director of the IWP Alyona Getmanchuk.

On December 16, the IWP will celebrate its five years anniversary. The IWP team has already implemented over thirty projects, published more than two dozen analytical publications, and held more than ten international forums and conferences. The most successful are: “Ukraine’s Soft Power in the region”, “How to Get Rid of post-Sovietness?”, “Street Eurouniversities”, “Strategic Discussion Club”, “Thematic Panel Ukraine-Georgia” and others.