Projects

2018 CUSUR CALENDAR
 
Upcoming Events
US-UA Security Dialogue IX
Washington, DC
March 8, 2018
 
US-UA BNS Special Event
Washington DC
May 10, 2018
 
US-UA WG Yearly Summit VI
Washington, DC
June 14, 2018

US-UA Energy Dialogue VI
Kyiv, Ukraine
August 31, 2018 
 
UA HES Special Event:
"Legacy of the UNR" 
New York City
September 22, 2018  
 
UA QUEST RT XIX
Washington, DC
October 18, 2018
 

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CUSUR 2016 - Project I
US-UA “Working Group” Initiative

The US-Ukraine “Working Group” Initiative was launched in 2007 in order to secure an array of experts in "areas of interest” for CUSUR and its various forums/proceedings; at the same time, it was hoped that the ‘experts’ might agree to write a series of ‘occasional papers’ to identify “major issues” impacting on US-Ukrainian relations.
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CUSUR 2017 - Project II
Publication Efforts

Recognizing the urgent need to set up proper channels for the maximum circulation of the information/analysis CUSUR possessed or had at its disposal, the Center long focused on having ‘a publication presence’ of some form or another.
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CUSUR 2018 - Project III
DC Occasional Briefings Series

CUSUR did not turn its attention to having a DC presence until summer 2012. Borrowing space when the need arose (particularly for various forum steering committees meetings) from the American Foreign Policy Council, its longest abiding partner, seemed to suffice; an Acela ride from the Center’s NY office did the rest. If there was a concern, it was to open an office in Kyiv.
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Modern Ukrainian State at 25
An UA HES Special Event entitled: 'Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Modern Ukrainian State' took place on Sept. 17, 2016 at the Princeton Club in New York City; the list of sponsors included the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, the Ukrainian Institute of America, the Ukrainian Museum of NY, the Ukrainian National Association, the Ukrainian National Women's League of America, the Ukrainian Scouting Organization of America and the Ukrainian Youth Association of America. The gathering’s first part featured four panel discussions and three highlight presentations dedicated to taking a fresh, critical look at Ukraine’s Distant Past and Recent Past as well as carefully divining the nation’s Near Future and Further Future. The gathering’s second part featured an evening banquet with reflections upon the Ukraine’s Present Circumstances provided by senior officials (active & retired) of the Ukrainian and United States governments respectively.

Speakers included:

Madeleine AlbrightAlexander J. Motyl
Janusz BugajskiHerman Pirchner
Ariel CohenTom Ridge
Anders CorrYuri Sergeyev
William CourtneyYuri Shapoval
Mustafa DzhemilievJames Sherr
Eliot L. EngelOleksandr Sushko
Tamara Gallo OlexyFrank E. Sysyn
Paul GobleBorys Tarasyuk
Paul Roderick GregoryMark Von Hagen
Lubomyr HajdaVolodymyr Vyatrovych
Phillip KarberVolodymyr Yelchenko
Adrian KarmazynMarianna Zajac
David J. KramerVolodymyr Zaryckyj
Roma Lisovich 
 

Sponsors:

Center for US-Ukrainian RelationsUkrainian Museum of NY
Ukrainian American Bar AssociationUkrainian National Association
Ukrainian Congress Committee of AmericaUkrainian National Women's League of America
Ukrainian Institute of AmericaUkrainian Scouting Organization of America
Ukrainian Medical Association of North AmericaUkrainian Youth Association of America
 

Patrons:

Air Ukraine InternationalNOVA UA Federal Credit Union
American Foreign PolicySelf-Reliance NY Federal Credit Union
Denton NYSUMA Yonkers Federal Credit Union
Jurkiw Family FoundationUkrainian National Federal Credit Union

Proceedings/Presentations:

Video of Banquet Keynote Remarks by Gov. Tom Ridge, Sec. Madeleine Albright and Min. Borys Tarasyuk


Press:

Ukrainian Weekly article


Program:

The event's program


Speaker Bios:

Short biographies of the the participants are available.
 
 

Past Highlight Events

RT XVII Items of Note
Highlights from Ukraine's Quest for Mature Nation Statehood RT XVII: Ukraine & Religious Freedom, held in Washington, DC on Oct. 27, 2016
 
UA HES SE: UA 25th B-Day
Highlights from UA HES Special Event: 'Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Modern Ukrainian State', held at the NY Princeton Club on Sept. 17, 2016
 
US-UA WG YS IV Highlights
Highlights from US-UA WG Yearly Summit IV: Providing Ukraine with an Annual Report Card, held at the University Club in Washington, DC on June 16, 2016
 
US-UA SD VII Items of Note
Highlights from US-Ukraine Security Dialogue VII held on February 25, 2016 in Washington DC
 
UA HES SE: WW2 Legacy
Highlights from the UA Historical Encounters Special Event: 'Contested Ground': The Legacy of WW2 in Eastern Europe, held in Edmonton on October 23-24, 2015
 
Holodomor SE Highlights
Highlights from the UA Historical Encounters Special Event: Taking Measure of the Holodomor, held at the Princeton Club of NY on November 5-6, 2013
 
US-UA SD III Items of Note
Highlights from US-Ukraine Security Dialogue III held on May 19, 2012 in Chicago, IL

  • Former UA Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko's keynote
 
UEAF Forum VI Highlights
Highlights from UEAF Forum VI, held in Ottawa, Canada on March 7-8, 2012
 
RT XII Items of Note
Highlights from Ukraine's Quest for Mature Nation Statehood RT XII: PL-UA & TR-UA, held in Washington, DC on Oct 19–20, 2011
 
US-UA ED III Items of Note
Highlights from US-Ukraine Energy Dialogue III, held in Washington DC
on April 15-16, 2008
 
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