Expert Round-table on "US-Russian Relations and Their Impact on Ukraine"

23 October 2017, 11:28

The Open Ukraine Foundation invite to participate in a one-day Expert Round-table, which will be held on October 27, 2017, in Kyiv (Art Hub, Bohdana Khmelnytskoho str. 8/16) from 9:00 to 13:00.

The event will become a start of a new platform for high-level discussions of present conflicts and urgent questions within Kyiv Security Forum. In particular, we will discuss the role of Ukraine in international relations system, the future foreign policy of the U.S. and Russia, leverage of the Congress on Ukrainian issues, the actuality of question of annexation of the Crimea and the war in Donbas etc.

The working languages of the event are English and Ukrainian.

The round-table program can be found below:

9:00 – 9:30

Registration and morning coffee

9:30 – 11:00

Session 1. US-Russian Relations and their Impact on Ukraine

Conversation with

David KRAMER, Senior Fellow in the Vaclav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy at Florida International University’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Vitaly PORTNIKOV, Publicist

Discussion 

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Session 2. U.S. Foreign Policy: what role will Ukraine have?

Conversation with

Steven PIFER, United States Ambassador to Ukraine (1998-2000), Senior Fellow, Brookings Institutions

Volodymyr HORBULIN, Director, National Institute for Strategic Studies

Maksym KRAVCHUK, Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Discussion

The round-table will gather up such experts:

BEN-NAFTALReut Shapir

Head, Political Department of Israel Embassy

BEREZOVETS Taras

Political analyst, Chairman of the Board, Fund for National Strategies

BIELIESKOV Mykola

Analyst, Institute of World Policy

CHEREVATYI Serhii

Chief, Information agency of the State border guard service of Ukraine

CHUBINIDZE Olexandra

Member, Youth Council of the Open Ukraine Foundation "YOUTHINK"

DANILIAUSKAS Jonas

Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Ukraine

DELLA PIAZZA Fabio

Head of the Political Section, European Union Delegation to Ukraine

FEDUNYAK Sergiy

Professor of the Department of International Relations, Yuriy Fed'kovych Chernivtsi National University

FINKO Anton

Expert, Kyiv Center of Political Studies and Conflictology

FRIZ Iryna

Member of Parliament of Ukraine

GERASHCHENKO Anton

Member of Parliament of Ukraine

HORBULIN Volodymyr

Director, National Institute for Strategic Studies

KACHKA Taras

Deputy Executive Director, International Renaissance Foundation

KALYTCHAK Roman

Docent of International Relations and Diplomacy Department, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

KRAVCHENKO Maria

Program Assistant,  Kennan Institute Kyiv Office 

KRAVCHUK Maksym

Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

MAHDA Yevhen

Associated Professor, National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"

MIKLOSH Ivan

Chairman, Strategic Advisory Group for Support of Ukrainian Reforms

NARBUT Alexander

President, Kyiv Energy Research Institute

OSTAPCHUK Svitozar

Member, Youth Council of the Open Ukraine Foundation "YOUTHINK"

PIDLUSKA Inna

Deputy Executive Director, International Renaissance Foundation

PIEKŁO Jan

Ambassador  Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Poland

PORTNIKOV Vitaly

Publicist

POTIEKHIN Oleksandr

Major researcher, Institute of World History, NAS of Ukraine

PROKIP Andrian

Senior Fellow, Kennan Institute Kyiv Office 

REICHEL Ernst

Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador, Embassy of Germany to Ukraine

ROMANENKO Yuriy

Co-founder, Head of international and domestic policy program of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future

SHPEK Roman

Chairman of the Board, Open Ukraine Foundation

SMAGLIY Kateryna

Director, Kennan Institute Kyiv Office 

SUNHUROVSKYI Mykola

Director of Military programmes, Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Studies named after Olexander Razumkov

SUSHKO Oleksandr

Research Director, Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation

TETERUK Andrii

Member of Parliament of Ukraine

VEITSMAN Stan

Peace and Development Advisor, UN Resident Coordinator Office

YAREMENKO Bohdan

Chairman, Maidan of Foreign Affairs

Media accreditation is required till 18:00 on October 26th. Contacts: Lesya Tkach, 044 220 18 40 or [email protected] 

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