News - Youth Kyiv Security Forum
On 28 November 2014 on the initiative of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation the practical training is held as part of Kyiv Youth Security Forum that brought together young experts for model development of events in the international arena with participation of Ukraine.
«Building a safe country with sustainable development requires stable democratic institution, fighting the corruption and reducing the impact of the oligarchs. These are the most important concepts that we have to operate with in terms of security. We do not have to be limited to defense from military threats, but consider how to build a strong society», - Andreas von Bekerath, Ambassador of Sweden to Ukraine said during opening of the training "How to be prepared to the challenges of international security", that is held in Kyiv on the initiative of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation.
«Ukraine cannot afford two things: be closed in its domestic problems and be non-aligned, neutral country», - the deputy minister of foreign affairs of Ukraine said during opening of the training «How to be prepared for the challenges of international security» that was held on 28 November in Kyiv on the initiative of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation.
On 28 November 2014 on the initiative of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation the practical training is held as part of Kyiv Youth Security Forum that will bring together young experts to model development of events in the international arena with participation of Ukraine.
Participants of the training will have an opportunity to work on options of forecasting and simulating various scenarios of events development on the international arena with participation of Ukraine as well as key international players. It is expected that participants will prepare scenarios for five major themes related to present challenges in the area of international relations.
The 2nd Youth Kyiv Security Forum, initiated by Arsenii Yatseniuk’s Open Ukraine foundation and held on November 22-23, 2013, gathered young experts from over 15 countries around the globe. The young experts discussed the importance of good governance in international relations and the meaning of the European integration in the development of good governance in Ukraine. The youth attended the talks by experienced specialists from Austria, Georgia, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Switzerland, and the UK, as well as diplomats and delegates of international delegations functioning in Ukraine (the EU, UN, NATO, OSCE, World Bank, etc.)
Ukraine is a future star of the European Union, despite the current government’s decision of this Thursday to suspend the preparations for the signature of the Association Agreement with the EU. This was underscored by Tereziia Yatseniuk, head of the Supervisory Board of Open Ukraine Foundation, in her welcome address at the opening of the 2nd Youth Kyiv Security Forum “Good governance: the only way to the EU”.