Projects

2019 CUSUR CALENDAR
 
Upcoming Events 2019
US-UA Security Dialogue X
Washington, DC
February 28, 2019
 
UA HES Special Event:
Sobornist' at 100
Ukrainian Museum
May 4, 2019   
 
US-UA BNS Special Event
Washington DC
May 23, 2019
 
US-UA WG Yearly Summit VI
Washington, DC
June 13, 2019

US-UA Energy Dialogue VI
Kyiv, Ukraine
August 29, 2019 
 
UA HES Special Event:
UA-AM Community at 125
Princeton Club/NY
September 21, 2019 
 
UA QUEST RT XX
Washington, DC
October 10, 2019
 
UA HES Forum VII:
LT-PL-UA Relations
Chicago
November 9, 2019   
 

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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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Program-Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic Future: International Forum IV

Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic Future
International Forum IV

June 23-24 2009
Kharkiv, Ukraine


PROGRAMME

Venue: V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Maidan Svobody 4, Kharkiv

Day 1 — 23 June 2009


08:30 - Registration


09:00 - Forum Opening

Welcome from the Kharkiv Oblast Administration

  • Arsen Avakov (Head, Kharkiv Region State Administration)
  • Vil Bakirov (President, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University)

The First Word from the Steering Committee

  • Nico Lange (Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ukraine)

09:30 AM – The Euro-Atlantic Future of Ukraine—Ukrainian Perspective

Keynote:

  • Vadym Prystaiko (Deputy Director of the Directorate General for NATO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine)

10:00 AM – EU-Ukraine Relations: Are the Ties Changing/Improving Ukrainian Society?

Chair:

  • Nico Lange (Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ukraine)

Panelists:

  • Dirk Schubel (Head of the Political, Press and Information Section, Delegation of European Commission to Ukraine and Belarus)
  • Borys Tarasyuk (MP, Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on European Integration, Director of the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation)

11:20 - Coffee Break


11:40 - NATO-Ukraine Relations: Are the Ties Helping Guarantee Ukrainian Security?

Chair:

  • Ihor Kozak (International Relations Director, League of Ukrainian Canadians)

Panelists:

  • James Greene (Head, NATO Liaison Office to Ukraine)
  • Olekandr Haran (Pofessor of Political Science, Kyiv-Mohyla National University)
  • Sergiy Grynevezkyj (MP, Deputy Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defence)

13:00 - Divining New Impulses by the Obama Administration

Chair:

  • Walter Zaryckyj (Director, Center for US-Ukrainian Relations)

Panelists:

  • James Pettit (Charge d'Affaire, Embassy of the United States in Ukraine)
  • Borys Parakhonskyj (Senior Analyst, National Security & Defense Council)
  • Olexandr Volodin (Head of Division, National Centre of Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine)

14:30 - Lunch Break


15:30 - AThe Impact of the Euro-Atlantic Ties on the Kharkiv Region

Chair:

  • Mykola Pachnin (ATVK Journalist, Official Adviser to the Head of the Kharkiv Region State Administration)

Panelists:

  • Vitaliy Malyarenko (Director of the Institute of Regional Politics, University of Karazin)
  • Ihor Rossoha (Political Scientist, Kharkiv National Academy of Municipal Economy)
  • Volodymyr Nikitin (Docent, Kharkiv Regional Institute of State Management of the National Academy of State Management under the President of Ukraine)

17:00 - The Euro-Atlantic Future of Ukraine – Canadian Perspective

Remarks:

  • Remarks written for the forum by Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Daniel Caron
  • Remarks written for the forum by Canadian Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj

17:30 – Forum Closing

Final Words from the Steering Committee

  • Lewis Madanick (Senior Program Manager, Open World Leadership Center at the Library of Congress)
  • Taras Paslavsky (Director of Development, League of Ukrainian Canadians)

19:00 – Reception




Day 2 — 24 June 2009


Public Debates


10:00 - 1st Round: Ukraine´s Euro-Atlantic Future

Moderator:

  • Jan Pieklo (Director, Polish Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation/PAUCI)

Panelists:

  • Vadym Triukhan (Director of the Coordination Bureau for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Secretary of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine)
  • Leonid Kozhara (MP, Deputy Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Foreign Affairs)
  • Valeriy Borovik (Chairman of the Board, Alliance “New Energy of Ukraine”)
  • Michael Einhorn (Senior Research Fellow, Columbia University)

12:00 - Coffee Break


12:20 - 2nd Round: Involvement of Business, Civil Society and Ukrainian Citizens in EU-Ukraine Relations

Moderator:

  • Ivanna Kobernyk (TV Journalist)

Panelists:

  • Pavlo Klimkin (Director of the Directorate General for the European Union, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine)
  • Inna Pidluska (Executive Director, Yalta European Strategy)
  • Ihor Kohut (Director, Laboratory for Legislative Initiatives)
  • Olexandr Sushko (Research Director, Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Ukraine)

14:00 – Closing Remarks

  • Nico Lange (Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ukraine)

Last Updated ( Monday, 20 July 2009 )
 

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US-UA SD VII Items of Note
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UA HES SE: WW2 Legacy
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Holodomor SE Highlights
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US-UA SD III Items of Note
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UEAF Forum VI Highlights
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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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