Discussion Club "Open World" on the topic "The Current and Future Priorities of NATO"

13 June 2017, 17:16

The Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation invites you to attend the meeting within the Discussion Club «Open World» on «The Current and Future Priorities of NATO».

The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 22 at 19:00, at Bohdan Khmelnytsky str. 8/16, «Art Hub» («Ukrinform» space, near the metro station «Teatralna»). 

During the meeting our guest speaker Barbora Maronkova, Director of the NATO Information and Documentation Center in Ukraine will answer such questions:

  • what are next priorities in NATO-Ukraine cooperation?
  • new NATO enlargements and what does it mean for the Alliance?
  • what should one expect from the upcoming visit of NATO Secretary General to Ukraine? and others.

The registration for the event is required at the following link https://goo.gl/forms/xw1U36Hj0K8bEfVz2.

The working language of the meeting is English.

For your information:

Discussion Club «Open World» is an educational project of the «Open Ukraine» Foundation for socially active young people. Its goal is to raise a new generation of responsible leaders. Every month the Foundation holds lectures with renowned experts, politicians and public figures, during which they discuss ways of effective solutions to social problems in Ukraine and in the world.

Barbora Maronkova – the Director of the NATO Information and Documentation Center in Ukraine

Ms. Maronkova became the Director of the NATO Information and Documentation Center in Ukraine in March 2017.

Previously she worked at the NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division in Brussels, Belgium as program coordinator to oversee projects that aim to raise awareness and promote NATO in a number of NATO member states.

As of September 2010, she works as program manager and is responsible for designing, planning and implementing public diplomacy campaigns in the Western Balkans. She actively works on NATO’s Partnerships and Open door policies. In this capacity, she advises candidate countries on their national public awareness campaigns on NATO membership.

As of 2012, she co-leads the Evaluation and Assessment program for the Division. Previously, she worked for a private airline company, Sky Europe Airlines on a number of projects including internal communications. In 2003, she established and headed a Slovak-based NGO Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs to contribute to the public and academic debate on Slovakia’s membership to the EU and NATO. Her work included public relations and media appearances, public speaking, donors and stakeholders relations as well as the management of the NGO.