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-Compelling Bilateral Ties/Germany-Ukraine & Russia-Ukraine

Ukraine’s Quest for Mature Nation Statehood Roundtable XI:
Compelling Bilateral Ties/Germany-Ukraine & Russia-Ukraine

October 20-21, 2010
Washington, D.C.



Day 1

Venue: Russell Senate Office Building Hearing Room 325 [Sponsored by Senator Richard Lugar]


6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Roundtable Opening Remarks Dinner

Chair:

  • Katie Fox (National Democratic Institute)

Featured Speaker:

  • Oleksandr Horyn (Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine)
  • Daniel Russell (Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs)
  • Jorge Zukoski (President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine)
  • Taras Kuzio (Fellow of the Center for Transatlantic Relations/Johns Hopkins University)


DAY 2

Venue: Dirksen Senate Office Building Hearing Room GR50 [Sponsored by Senator John Kerry]


8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Registration


9:00 AM – 9:10 AM Word of Welcome from HE Oleksandr Motsyk (Ambassador of Ukraine to the US)


9:10 AM - 9:35 AM Morning Highlight Focus Session


Theme: German-Ukrainian & Russian-Ukrainian Relations – Perspective of the UA Parliamentary Majority

Chair:

  • Lewis Madanick (Open World Program/Library of Congress)

Featured Speaker:

  • Yuri Myroshnychenko (Verkhovna Rada/Party of Regions)

9:35 AM – 10:35 AM Roundtable Plenary Session I


Theme: German-Ukrainian Relations – Reviewing the Past

Moderator:

  • Orest Deychakivsky (CSCE)

Panelists:

  • Andreas Umland(Kyiv-Mohyla Academy)
  • Yuri Scherbak (Institute for Sustainable Development)

Lead Discussant:

  • Yaroslav Bilinsky (University of Delaware)

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

10:35 AM – 11:50 AM Roundtable Plenary Session II


Theme: German-Ukrainian Relations – Assessing the Present

Moderator:

  • Samuel Charap (Center for American Progress)

Panelists:

  • Friedbert Pflüger (CDU/King’s College London)
  • Serhiy Shevchuk (Verkhovna Rada)

Lead Discussant:

  • Bruce Jackson (Project on Transitional Democracies)
  • Nadia Diuk (National Endowment for Democracy)

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

11:50 AM – 1:05 PM Roundtable Plenary Session III


Theme: German-Ukrainian Relations – Pondering the Future

Moderator:

  • William Courtney (CSC)

Panelists:

  • Nico Lange (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)
  • Valentyn Nalyvaichenko (Onovlennya Krainy)

Lead Discussant:

  • Oleksandr Sushko (Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation)
  • Jan Bugajski (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

1:05 PM – 1:35 PM Lunch

[Press Interview Space Available]


1:35 PM – 2: 00 PM Afternoon Highlight Focus Session


Theme: German-Ukrainian & Russian-Ukrainian Relations - The Perspective of the UA Political Opposition

Chair:

  • William Miller (Senior Scholar/Woodrow Wilson International Center)

Featured Speakers:

  • Hryhoriy Nemyria (Foreign Policy Advisor to BYuT Electoral Bloc Leader Julia Tymoshenko)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Roundtable Plenary Session IV


Theme: Russian-Ukrainian Relations – Reviewing the Past

Moderator:

  • Bohdan Futey (US Court of Federal Claims)

Panelists:

  • Alexander Berdnikov (RU Strategic Culture Foundation)
  • Volodymyr Viatrovych (NU/KMA)

Lead Discussant:

  • Herman Pirchner (AFPC)

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM Roundtable Plenary Session V


Theme: Russian-Ukrainian Relations – Assessing the Present

Moderator:

  • Steven Blank (US Army War College)

Panelists:

  • Gennady Shorokhov (RF Duma)
  • Borys Tarasyuk (Verkhovna Rada)

Lead Discussant:

  • Steven Larrabee (RAND Corporation)
  • Volodymyr Dubovyk (Odessa National University)

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

4:15 PM – 5:30 PM Roundtable Plenary Session VI


Theme: Russian-UA Relations – Pondering the Future

Moderator:

  • James Greene (Atlantic Council)

Panelists:

  • Matt Rojansky (Carnegie Endowment Russian Program)
  • Oleh Rybachuk (Suspilnist')

Lead Discussant:

  • Ilan Berman (AFPC)
  • Keith Smith (CSIS)

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Roundtable Closing Remarks Ceremony

Chair:

  • Steven Nix (International Republican Institute)

Featured Speaker:

  • Ariel Cohen (Heritage Foundation)
  • Marik String (Senate Foreign Relations Committee)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Patrons’ Reception [By Invitation Only]

Hosts:

  • Embassy of Ukraine to the United States & UA Quest RT Series Steering Committee

Last Updated ( Monday, 22 November 2010 )
 

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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