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Washington, DC
February 14-15, 2017

Washington DC
April 27, 2017

Washington, DC
June 15, 2017

Kyiv, Ukraine
August 30, 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 2016 - 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 2016 - 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 2016 - 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 and the 'National Minorities' Question
ImageUA Quest for Mature Nation Statehood Roundtable XVI: Ukraine and the 'National Minorities' Question took place on October 1st, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The conference was the first in a new and vital trilogy of forums—a set of discussions dedicated to exploring Ukraine's ethnic, religious and social cohesiveness.

Speakers included:

Margarita AssemovaPhillip Kaplan
Ayla BakkalliMark P. Lagon
Ivanka BilychWilliam Miller
Valeriy ChalyJan Pieklo
Refat ChubarovYaroslav Pylynskyi
Colin ClearyWilliam Miller
Eugene CzolijRoman Popadiuk
Orest DeychakiwskyKostyantyn Romanyuk
Nadia DiukLada Roslycky
Katie FoxVlad Spânu
Fr. Leo GoldadeOksana Syroyid
Paul GoblePeter Zalmayev
Laura JewettJosef Zissels

Sponsors:

American Foreign Policy CouncilKonrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
Center for US-Ukrainian RelationsNational Democratic Institute
Institute for Euro-Atlantic CooperationOpen World Program
International Republican InstitutePolish Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation (PAUCI)

Patrons:

American Foreign Policy CouncilSelf Reliance NY FCU
Center for US-Ukrainian RelationsSelfreliance Ukrainian-American FCU Foundation
Self Reliance Cleveland FCUUkrainian National FCU
Self Reliance NJ FCUUCCA Illinois Division

Steering Committee:

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

Proceedings/Presentations:

GC/EAJC Chair Josef Zissels's PPT presentation

UA-IAE Senior Fellow Yaroslav Pylynsky's featured remarks and PPT presentation

Moldova Foundation Pres. Vlad Spanu's PPT presentation

CSCE Senior Policy Advisor Orest Deychakiwsky's featured remarks

Ukrainian World Congress Pres. Eugene Czolij's featured remarks

Press:

Ukrainian World Congress Press Release

Ukrainian World Congress news item

Embassy of Ukraine in the United States of America news item

Program:

The event's program

Speaker Bios:

Short biographies of the the participants are available.

Photos:

Ukraine and the 'National Minorities' Question Photo Report
 
 

Latest News

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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