Results of the 7th Youth Kyiv Security Forum were summed up in Kyiv

23 February 2019, 13:14

The 7th Youth Kyiv Security Forum organized by the Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation concluded its two-day operation.

Nearly 100 young leader from all regions of Ukraine as well as Georgia, Germany and Poland, discussed issues and challenges that stand before the international organizations (EU, NATO, OSCE, UN, CE). The theme of this year’s forum was "International organizations at the crossroad of classicism and modernism. An alternative view."

The program for the forum included presentations from the Prime Minister of Ukraine (2014-2016) and founder of the Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Ihor Zhdanov, Deputy Director of the NATO Information and Documentation Center in Ukraine Viktorija Cieminytė, UNHCR Representative in Ukraine Pablo Mateu, and writer and TV host Vitaly Portnikov.

Over the course of two days, the 21-22 of February, participants worked in separate groups to develop alternative views to the operation of the classic international organization. At the end of the second day of the Forum the groups presented their projects and were recognized with a certificate of participation in the 7th Youth Kyiv Security Forum

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NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Ukraine (NIDC) was established in May 1997, on the eve of signing the NATO-Ukraine Charter on a Distinctive Partnership, which serves as the founding document for the relationship between NATO and Ukraine. The NIDC is part of the NATO Public Diplomacy Division and was the first information office established by NATO in a Partner country. More information about the Center can be found at following link:

Friedrich Ebert Foundation is the oldest political foundation in Germany, that has a rich social-democratic tradition from the date of its founding in 1925. The Foundation was founded as a political testament of Friedrich Ebert, the first president of Germany who was democratically elected, and whose name the Foundation was called after. The key activity of political Foundation is implementing the fundamental ideas and values of social democracy: freedom, justice, and solidarity. More about the activity of the Foundation in Ukraine you may find following the link:

Organizer of the Forum is the Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation is an international foundation, established in July 2007 for strengthening and development of Ukraine’s reputation in the world. The main tasks of the Foundation are improving international reputation of Ukraine and increasing its promotion abroad, promoting international cooperation with Ukraine and public diplomacy.


Youth Kyiv Security Forum is the platform for discussion of current issues of international relations and foreign policy of Ukraine by young experts. The purpose of the forum is to strengthen the role of the new generation of experts, to improve their ability to participate in the process of political analysis and development.