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 Business Forum
Image The Ukraine Business Forum was held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on December 6th 2006, in the hotel's elegant Jade Room. The symposium included presentations by key business leaders from Ukraine and the U.S., as well as a major address by UA Minister of the Economy, Volodymyr Makukha and UA Minister of Energy Yuri Boiko. It both preceded and followed a lunchtime keynote by Prime Minister Yanukovych, delivered in Waldorf's prestigious Astor Room and organized by the Business Council for International Understanding.

Speakers [UBF] included:

Yuri Boyko Ellen Levinson
Robert Bensh Volodymyr Makukha
Borys Chabursky Michael Marrese
Chrystia Freeland Jacques Mendoza-Wilson
John Imle Igor Obozintsev
Noah Gotbaum Lucias Romriell
Adrian Karatnycky Thomas Spellman
Frederick Kempe Walter Zaryckyj
Roman Kyzyk Jorge Zukoski

Speakers [BCIU Luncheon] included:

James Wolfensohn Viktor Yanukovych

Sponsors:

Business Council for Int'l Understanding SHI Consulting
Center for US-Ukrainian Relations The Orange Circle

Patrons:

Cardinal Resources Ukreximbank
Vanco J. P. Morgan
Chevron Millennium Capital
Halliburton New Spirit Capital
Port Vera Evolution/Ukraine
Chadbourne & Parke Proffit Group
Concorde Capital Aerosvit

Proceedings/Presentations:

Minister of Economy of Ukraine Volodymyr Makukha's remarks (also available in Ukrainian)

Minister of Energy of Ukraine Yuri Boiko's remarks

Press:

Reprint of article from The Ukrainian Weekly entitled Ukraine Business Forum focuses on attractive investment climate

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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