News - Young Leaders
At Open World Discussion Club that was held on October 10th in Kyiv at the initiative of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation and Regional Representation of Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine, Herta Däubler-Gmelin pointed out that «politicians must be aware that on the international level there is a legal control of their activities». She emphasized that «this is good for their discipline as well as for every citizen».
The Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation in partnership with Representative Office of Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine and Belarus initiates informal meeting for young foreign policy professionals as part of “Open World” Discussion Club. On October 10 Mrs. Herta Däubler-Gmelin will speak about humans in global security.
Christoph Weil during the Discussion Club Open World, which took place on September 26 in Kiev at the initiative of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation, noted that “the priority for Ukrainian government is the road to reforms. Ukraine must transform, reform the judicial system and the economy. We want to see how civil society and democracy is built in Ukraine.”
Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation initiates an informal meeting for the students, post-graduates and community activists with Christoph Weil, German diplomat and Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ukraine. The meeting will take place 26 September 2013 in Kiev at 18:30 (registration starts at 18:00).
The ‘Open World’ Discussion Club hosted Daniel WARNER who spoke to young people about new challenges for international relations and problems the countries cannot solve without support from the other countries. The Discussion Club has taken place on June 18th in Kyiv upon initiative of the Arseniy Yatsenyuk ‘Open Ukraine’ Foundation and with the support of Friedrich Ebert Foundation Office in Ukraine. According to the experienced expert of international relations “there are some challenges that go across borders of various countries. That’s why those challenges should be addressed together. This implies co-existence and cooperation between countries for the sake of the common global results”.
The Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s Open Ukraine Foundation initiates informal meeting for youth as part of ‘Open World’ Discussion Club. On June 18th Daniel WARNER, Deputy Director of Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces will speak about what will international relations be like in the nearest future. The meeting will take place with support of Regional Office of Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine.
At the Open World Discussion Club that took place on June 5th in Kyiv and was initiated by Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation, Steven Pifer shared his impressions that "no one in Kyiv or Brussels has a plan B", in case if the Association Agreement is not signed in November of the current year during the Vilnius summit. According to Mr. Pifer, the plan B can be represented as a position of the European Union stating that "although the road is not completed yet, but the EU will be still happy to sign the Agreement provided that Ukraine shows the progress".
Mandatory personal financial openness of governmental officials plays an important role in the fight against corruption when there is an obligation to declare all of their assets, income, securities – said Chuck THOMPSON, Director of the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) during the Open World Discussion Club.
On June 5 at 6:30 p.m. the website www.openukraine.org launches webcast of the ‘Open World’ Discussion Club meeting with Steven PIFER, the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ukraine (1998-2000). The event is initiated by the Arseniy Yatsenyuk ‘Open World’ Foundation.
On June 4 at 6:30 p.m. the website www.openukraine.org will launch webcast of the ‘Open World’ Discussion Club meeting with representatives of the International Municipal Lawyers Association – Chuck Thompson and Ben Griffith. The event is held at the initiative of the Arseniy Yatsenyuk ‘Open Ukraine’ Foundation.