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 
Washington, DC
October 10, 2019
LT-PL-UA Relations
November 9, 2019   

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.
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.
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.
Program: A Critical Look at Ukraine's Membership in BSEC

A UA Historical Encounters Series Event

A Critical Look at Ukraine's Membership in
the 'Black Sea Economic Cooperation' Group [BSEC]

March 24, 2010
New York University
New York City

Venue: NYU Torch Club/18 Waverly Place

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM Opening Remarks:

  • Liberal Arts Program, NYU

6:10 PM - 7:40 PM Three Forum Plenary Sessions


  • Walter Zaryckyj (NYU)

[6:10-6:40] (1) Ukraine-BSEC: Creating Increased Regional Economic Interlinkage


  • HE Amb. Ertugrul Apakan of the Turkish Mission to the UN

[6:40-7:20](2) Ukraine-BSEC: Pondering a Strategy to Contain 'Frozen Conflicts'


  • Dr. David Phillips/Columbia University Visiting Scholar
  • Archil Ghechechkori, Counsellor, Georgian Mission to the UN

[7:20-7:40] (3) Ukraine-BSEC: Pondering a Common Strategy to Combat Terrorism


  • HE Amb. Alexandru Cujba of the Moldovan Mission to the UN

7:40 PM – 8:10 PM Evening Buffet

8:10 PM – 8:40 PM Special Focus Session

Ukraine-BSEC: What the Future Holds in Store


  • Adrian Karatnycky (Atlantic Council)


  • HE Amb. Yuri Sergeyev of the Ukrainian Mission to the UN

8:40 PM – 8:50 PM

  • Office of Global Programs/NYU


His Excellency Ertuğrul Apakan was appointed as the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations in August 2009. Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Apakan served as the Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey from December 2006 until August 2009, and as Deputy Under-Secretary for Bilateral Political Affairs from 2004 to 2006. From 2000, he was Director General for Bilateral Political Affairs.

David L. Phillips is a visiting scholar at Columbia University 's Center for the Study of Human Rights. He has worked as a senior adviser to the US Department of State and the United Nations Secretariat; he has held academic positions as a visiting scholar at Harvard University's Center for Middle East Studies and as a professor at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna; he has also served as executive director of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, deputy director of the Council on Foreign Relations' Center for Preventive Action, and president of the Congressional Human Rights Foundation.

His Excellency Alexandru Cujba is the Permanent Representative of Moldova to the United Nations. Before assuming his current post, Ambassador Cujba served in several senior posts at Moldova's UN Mission; earlier, he was charged with directing the Bilateral Affairs Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Moldova.

His Excellency Yuri Sergeyev is the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations. Immediately prior to his current posting, Ambassador Sergeyev served as Ukraine's envoy to France and, concurrently, as the country's permanent representative to UNESCO (2003-2007); earlier, he served as Ukraine 's envoy to Greece and as head of the Directorate General for Foreign Policy of the Administration of the President of Ukraine.


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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