Projects

Upcoming Events

Washington, DC
February 14-15, 2017
 
Washington DC
April 27, 2017
 
Washington, DC
June 15, 2017
 
Kyiv, Ukraine
August 30, 2017
 
Washington, DC
October 12, 2017
 
Cambridge, MA
December 7-8, 2017 
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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 2017 - 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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CUSUR 2018 - Project IV
Kyiv Seminars for UA Officials

The several visits of young, fresh minded, reform oriented UA military commanders and national security analysts to various top flight foreign policy think tanks and institutes of higher diplomatic or military learning in DC (prompted in good part by CUSUR invitations to its Occasional Briefings) in the latter part of 2014 prompted the UA MOD to propose a slightly different arrangement for similar discussions/conversations in 2015.
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Ukraine's Transition to an Established National Identity
ImageRoundtable VI: Ukraine's Transition to an Established National Identity was held on September 27 and 28, 2005 in Washington, D.C. The conference brought together government and key non-government representatives of Ukraine, the United States and Ukraine's several neighbors as well as experts from academia to evaluate Ukraine's ability to develop a "firm center of gravity as a nation/state" and to define a "distinct sense of place in global affairs", particularly in the aftermath of its historically significant performance during the "Orange Revolution".

Speakers included:

Anders ÅslundMarcus Micheli
Anton ButeikoLevan Mikeladze
Zbigniew BrzezinskiHryhoriy Nemyria
Ariel CohenSteven Nix
Oleksandr DerhachovJan Pieklo
Mark von HagenSteven Pifer
Adrian KaratnyckyMyroslav Popovych
Valeriy KhmelkoMaris Riekstins
David KramerJames Sherr
Nicholas KrawciwOrest Subtelny
F. Stephen LarrabeeE. Anthony Wayne
Nita LoweyCeleste Wallander
Nelson LedskyOleh Zarubinsky
Richard G. LugarMykola Zhulinsky
Volodymyr MaistryshynPryzemyslav Zurawski vel Grajewski

Sponsors:

American Foreign Policy CouncilNew York University/LAP
Columbia University/ISEUkrainian Central Information Service
Congressional Ukrainian CaucusUkrainian Congress Committee of America
Embassy of Ukraine to the United StatesUkrainian National Information Service
Harvard University/BSSPUS Library of Congress
International Republican InstituteU.S.-Ukraine Business Council
Johns Hopkins University/SAISU.S.-Ukraine Foundation
National Democratic Institute 

Patrons:

Heritage Foundation at First Security Federal Savings BankIvanofrankivskcement
International Renaissance FoundationAmerican Foreign Policy Council
Self Reliance [NY] Federal Credit UnionSelf Reliance [NJ] Federal Credit Union
Philip Morris UkraineUkrainian Future Credit Union
UkrahroleasingSelf Reliance [Chicago] Federal Credit Union
Alpinainvestbud 

Steering Committee:

Please note the UA Quest Roundtable Steering Committees are listed here.

Proceedings/Presentations:

Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs E. Anthony Wayne's remarks, delivered on September 27, 2005

Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski's 1st day keynote address: Ukraine's Transition to an Established National Identity and the Orange Revolution, delivered on September 27, 2005

European Security Chair/RAND Corp. F. Stephen Larrabee's remarks, delivered on September 27, 2005

Ambassador of Georgia to the United States Levan Mikeladze's remarks, delivered on September 28, 2005

Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to the United States Maris Riekstins' 2nd day keynote address, delivered on September 28, 2005

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Steven Pifer's remarks, delivered on September 28, 2005

Fellow of the Conflict Studies Research Centre/Defence Academy of the United Kingdom James Sherr's presentation, delivered on September 28, 2005

Acting Chairman of the UA Parliamentary Committee for European Integration Oleh Zarubinskyi's remarks, delivered on September 28, 2005

Director of the Hryhoriy Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy/Shevchenko National Academy of Sciences Myroslav Popovych's remarks, delivered on September 28, 2005

Press:

Article entitled Roundtable VI Begins in Washington DC announcing the commencment of the proceedings

Article entitled Strong Affections for Ukraine from Indiana at Roundtable VI detailing Senator Richard G. Lugar's (R-IN) participation



Note that the following report/interview is available in text and video on the Voice of America news site: Interview with UA Dep. Foreign Minister Anton Buteiko (in Ukrainian)

Program:

The event's program
 

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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