Institute of World Policy held a videoconference with Joseph S. Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University and author of the world-known book “Soft Power”.Videoconference titled “Soft power of Ukraine: challenges and opportunities” took place at the premises of the Public Affairs Section of the American Embassy to Ukraine. It was held within the framework of the project “Soft Power of Ukraine: a Tool for Effective Foreign Policy”, which is now being implemented by Institute of World Policy.
Joseph Nye claimed that democracy is the soft power of Ukraine: “Ukraine is attractive for the U.S., because we feel that it is more democratic than any other country in the region”.
He also call for using Ukraine’s soft power in Russian Federation: “You have common history and cultural relations, you should use it”.
The event was supported by UNITER-PACT and the U.S. Embassy to Ukraine.