Projects

2018 CUSUR CALENDAR
 
Upcoming Events
US-UA Security Dialogue IX
Washington, DC
March 8, 2018
 
US-UA BNS Special Event
Washington DC
May 10, 2018
 
US-UA WG Yearly Summit VI
Washington, DC
June 14, 2018

US-UA Energy Dialogue VI
Kyiv, Ukraine
August 31, 2018 
 
UA HES Special Event:
"Legacy of the UNR" 
New York City
September 22, 2018  
 
UA QUEST RT XIX
Washington, DC
October 18, 2018
 

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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: Ukraine and the 'National Minorities' Question

Ukraine’s Quest for Mature Nation Statehood Roundtable XVI:
Ukraine and the 'National Minorities' Question

October 1, 2015
Washington, D.C.



Day 1

Venue: National Democratic Institute (455 Massachusetts Ave, NW)


8:15 AM - 9:00 AM Registration


9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Word of Welcome:

  • Katie Fox [Eurasia Regional Deputy Director/National Democratic Institute]

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

Theme: Ukraine’s Record on the National Minorities Issue - UA Government Perspective

Chair:

  • Laura Jewett [Eurasia Regional Director/National Democratic Institute]

Featured Speaker:

  • Valeriy Chaly [Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States]

9:35 AM – 10:40 AM Roundtable Plenary Session I

Theme: Assessing the State of the Polish-Ukrainian Community

Moderator:

  • John Herbst [Atlantic Council of the United States]

Panelists:

  • Jan Pieklo [Polish Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation/PAUCI]
  • Konstyantyn Romanyuk [Donetsk Polish Ukrainian Community]

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

10: 40 AM – 11:45 AM Roundtable Plenary Session II

Theme: Assessing the State of the Jewish-Ukrainian Community

Moderator:

  • William Miller [Woodrow Wilson International Center]

Panelists:

  • Joffel Zissels [Chair of Euro-Asian Jewish Congress]
  • Peter Zalmayev [Eurasian Democracy Initiative]

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

11: 45 AM – 11:50 AM Coffee Break


11:50 AM – 12:55 PM Roundtable Plenary Session III

Theme: Assessing the State of the Crimean Tatar Community

Moderator:

  • Colin Cleary [United States Institute of Peace]

Panelists:

  • Refat Chubarov [Chair of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People]
  • Ayla Bakkalli [US Representation of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People]

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

12:55 PM – 1:20 PM Lunch Break [Press Interviews]


1:20 PM – 1:45 PM Afternoon Highlight Focus Session

Theme: Ukraine’s Record on the National Minorities Issue - The OSCE Perspective

Chair:

  • Glen Howard [Jamestown Foundation]

Featured Speaker:

  • Orest Deychakiwsky [US Helsinki Commission]

1:45 PM – 2:50 PM Roundtable Plenary Session IV

Theme: Assessing the State of the Hungarian-Ukrainian, Moldovan-Ukrainian & Romanian-Ukrainian Communities

Moderator:

  • Roman Popadiuk [Morgan Lewis]

Panelists:

  • Yaroslav Pylynskyi [Kennan Institute/Kyiv]
  • Vlad Spanu [Moldova Foundation]

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

2:50 PM – 2:55 PM Coffee Break


2:55 PM – 4:00 PM Roundtable Plenary Session V

Theme: Assessing the State of the Russian Minority in Ukraine

Moderator:

  • Nadia Diuk [National Endowment for Democracy]

Panelists:

  • Lada Rosylycky [Ukraine Today]
  • Paul Goble [Window on Eurasia/EDM]

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

4:05 PM – 5:10 PM Roundtable Plenary Session VI

Theme: A Special Look at the Ukrainian Minority in Russia

Moderator:

  • Motria Chaban [International Republican Institute]

Panelists:

  • Fr. Leo Goldade [Order of St. Basil the Great/OSBM]
  • Eugene Czolij [Ukrainian World Congress]

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers' Choice

5:05 PM – 5:45 PM Final Highlight Session Focus Session

Ukraine’s Record on the National Minorities Issue - The US Government Perspective

Chair:

  • Mark Lagon [Freedom House]

Featured Speaker:

  • Victoria Nuland [Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs [INVITED]

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Patrons’ Reception

  • [Host UA Quest RT Series Steering Committee]

Venue: American Foreign Policy Council




Sponsors:

  • American Foreign Policy Council
  • Center for US-Ukrainian Relations
  • International Republican Institute
  • Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation
  • National Democratic Institute
  • Polish Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation/PAUCI
  • Open World Leadership Center
Last Updated ( Friday, 29 January 2016 )
 

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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