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-Domestic and Foreign Policy/Security of UA’s Next Parliament

Ukraine’s Quest for Mature Nation Statehood Roundtable Special Event:
Divining the Domestic and Security/Foreign Policy Priorities of Ukraine’s Next Parliament

September 23, 2014
Washington, D.C.



Venue: The University Club of Washington DC/1135 16th Street [Embassy Row]


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration


9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Word of Welcome

Featured Speaker:

  • Oleksander Motsyk (Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States)

9:15 AM – 10:50 AM Plenary Session I

Theme: What Do Key UA Political Forces Foresee as the Domestic Priorities of the Upcoming Rada?

Moderator:

  • Bohdan Futey (US Court of Federal Claims)

Panelists:

  • Ihor Hryniv (Solidarnyst)
  • Hryhoriy Nemyria (BYUT)
  • Oleh Shamshur (UDAR)
  • Anatoliy Hrytsenko (Hromadska Positsiya)
  • Viktor Halasiuk (Radical’na Partitya)
  • Volodymyr Panchenko (Dem Alliance)

Issues to Consider:

  • State of the State
  • State of Civil Society
  • Economy
  • Energy Resources

10:50 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee Break


11:00 AM – 12:35 PM Plenary Session II

Theme: What Do Senior US Analysts Foresee as the Domestic Priorities of the Upcoming Ukrainian Rada?

Moderator:

  • Morgan Williams (US-Ukraine Business Council)

Panelists:

  • Laura Jewett (NDI)
  • Steven Nix (IRI)
  • Anders Aslund (Petersen Institute)
  • Keith Smith (Center for European Policy Analysis)
  • Keith Crane (RAND Corporation)
  • David Kramer (Freedom House)

Issues to Consider:

  • State of the State
  • State of Civil Society
  • Economy
  • Energy Resources

12:35 PM - 1:25 PM Working Lunch

Theme: Why a Free, Stable and Prosperous Ukraine Matters---US Gov’t Perspective

Featured Speaker:

  • Victoria Nuland (Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia) [INVITED]

1:25 PM – 3:00 PM Roundtable Plenary Session III

Theme: What Do Key UA Political Forces Foresee as the Security/Foreign Policy Priorities of the Upcoming Rada?

Moderator:

  • Nadia Diuk (National Endowment for Democracy)

Panelists:

  • Ihor Hryniv (Solidarnyst)
  • Hryhoriy Nemyria (BYUT)
  • Oleh Shamshur (UDAR)
  • Anatoliy Hrytsenko (Hromadska Positsiya)
  • Viktor Halasiuk (Radical’na Partitya)
  • Volodymyr Panchenko (Dem Alliance)

Issues to Consider:

  • Energy Security
  • Defense
  • Bilateral Relations
  • Multilateral Relations

3:00 PM – 3:10 PM Coffee Break/h3>

3:10 PM – 4:45 PM Roundtable Plenary Session V

Theme: What Do Senior US Analysts Foresee as the Security/Foreign Policy Priorities of the Upcoming Rada?

Moderator:

  • William Courtney (World Affairs Council)

Panelists:

  • William Taylor (United States Institute of Peace)
  • John Herbst (Atlantic Council)
  • Paul Goble (Jamestown Foundation)
  • Ariel Cohen (Heritage Foundation)
  • Herman Pirchner (American Foreign Policy Council)
  • Janusz Bugajski (Center for European Policy Analysis)

Issues to Consider:

  • Energy Security
  • Defense
  • Bilateral Relations
  • Multilateral Relations

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM The Final Word

Theme: Why a Free, Stable and Prosperous Ukraine Matters---UA Gov’t Perspective

Featured Speaker:

  • Senior UA Government Official [INVITED]
 

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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