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 Partner Event:
Budapest Memorandum/25
Harvard University
December 6, 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 - Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic Future: International Forum

Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic Future:
International Forum

June 11-13 2007
Kyiv, Ukraine



Program



Day 1


Venue: Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Press Conference


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Foreign Conference Participants' Meeting with the Prime Minister of Ukraine


5:00 PM – 6:00 PM - Conference Participants Registration and Press Accreditation


6:00 PM – 7:30 PM - Opening Ceremonies

Host:

  • Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine

Chair:

  • Rector of the UA Diplomatic Academy Borys Humenyuk

Featured Speakers:

  • Director/Institute of Philosophy/NASU Myroslav Popovych
  • [DE] Ambassador Reinhard Schäfers
  • Ambassador Jacek Kluczkowski
  • US Federal Appellate Court Judge Robert Henry
  • UA State Secretary Oleksandr Chalyi

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM - Reception



Day 2


Venue: Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine


9:00 AM – 9:30 AM - Conference Focus Session I

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – First Word

Speakers:

  • From the Forum Steering Comm.: Ilko Kucheriv & Walter Zaryckyj
  • From the UA Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Arseniy Yatsenyuk

9:30 AM – 10:40 AM - Conference Plenary Session I

Theme: Assessing Ukraine’s Progress toward Meeting the “External Political Standards” of the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [UA] Hryhoriy Perepelytsya

Panelists:

  • [US] Steven Pifer
  • [UA] Kostyantyn Hryshchenko
  • [UA] Pavlo Zhovnirenko

Suggested Topics:

  • Adherence to the Democratic Process
  • General Market Orientation
  • Dedication to Social Opportunity
  • Good Neighbor Diplomacy

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM - Coffee Break [Press Interviews]


11:00 AM – 12:10 PM - Conference Plenary Session II

Theme: Assessing Ukraine’s Progress toward Meeting the “Internal Political Standards” of the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [DE] Nico Lange

Panelists:

  • [US] William Miller
  • [UA] Hryhoriy Nemyria
  • [UA] Oleh Zarubinsky
  • [UA] Yuri Miroshnychenko

Suggested Topics:

  • Free and Fair Elections
  • Accountable Governance
  • Independent Civil Society & Press
  • Civilian Control over the Military

12:10 PM – 12:40 PM - Conference Focus Session II

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – Baltic Perspective

Chair:

  • [UA] Valeriy Chaly

Featured Speaker:

  • [EU] UA Lithuanian Ambassador Algirdas Kumzha

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM - Lunch [Press Interviews]


1:30 PM – 2:50 PM - Conference Roundtable I

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – The Olympian Perspective

Chair:

  • [UA] Volodymyr Mostovyy

Panelists:

  • [US] Ronald Asmus
  • [UA] Vitaliy Hayduk
  • [PL] Marcin Świecicki
  • [RU] Sergei Markov
  • [DE] Iris Kempe

2:50 PM – 3:20 PM - Conference Focus Session III

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – Visegrad Perspective

Chair:

  • [UA] Orysia Lutsevych

Featured Speaker:

  • [EU] UA Slovak Ambassador Urban Rusnak

3:20 PM – 4:30 PM - Conference Plenary Session III

Theme: Assessing Ukraine’s Progress toward Meeting the “Economic Standards” of the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [UA] Ihor Burakovskyy

Panelists:

  • [UA] Oleksandr Savchenko
  • [UA] Mykola Katerynchuk
  • [US] Keith Crane
  • [US] Roman Olearchyk

Suggested Topics:

  • Stable Growth of Annual GDP
  • ow Inflation & Limited Budget Deficit
  • Steady Rise in Real Income
  • Adequate Social Safety Net

4:30 PM – 4:50 PM - Coffee Break [Press Interviews]


4:50 PM – 6:00 PM - Conference Plenary Session IV

Theme: Assessing Ukraine’s Progress toward Meeting the “Security Standards” of the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [UA] Serhiy Dzherdzh

Panelists:

  • [US] F.S. Larrabee
  • [EU] Carina Stachetti
  • [UA] Petro Kanana
  • [NATO] James Greene

Suggested Topics:

  • Creation of Professional Defense Force
  • Provision for Rapid Reaction Units
  • Upgrade of Weaponry
  • Upgrade of Communications/Intelligence

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM - Conference Focus Session IV

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – Black Sea Perspective

Chair:

  • [UA] Vadym Grechaninov

Featured Speaker:

  • [TR] UA Turkish Ambassador Erdoğan Işcan

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM - Conference Reception – by invitation only

Venue - US Ambassador’s Residence

Co-Chairs:

  • Marta Matselioukh
  • Marta Kolomeyets

Featured Speakers:

  • [US/UA] Ambassador Oleh Shamshur
  • [US/UA] Ambassador William Miller
  • [PL/UA] Ambassador Jacek Kluczkowski


Day 3


Venue: Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine


9:00 AM – 9:30 AM - Conference Focus Session V

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – Western European Perspective

Chair:

  • [US] Jan Neutze

Featured Speaker:

  • [EU] Dutch UA Ambassador Ron Keller

9:30 AM – 10:40 AM - Conference Plenary Session V

Theme: How Might Ukraine Benefit Diplomatically from Integration into the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [PL] Jan Pieklo

Panelists:

  • [US] William Taylor
  • [UA] Borys Tarasyuk
  • [UA] Leonid Kozhara
  • [EU] Pavol Demeš

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers’ Choice

10:40 AM – 10:50 AM - Coffee Break [Press Interviews]


10:50 AM – 12:00 PM - Conference Plenary Session VI

Theme: How Might Ukraine’s Politics & Society Benefit from Integration into the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [UA] Oleksandr Derhachov

Panelists:

  • [US] Celeste Wallander
  • [UA] Volodomyr Dubovyk
  • [UA] Ihor Todorov
  • [UA] Oleh Medvedyev

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers’ Choice

12:00 PM – 12:40 PM - Conference Focus Session VI

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – Energy Dimension

Chair:

  • [US] Yuri Scherbak/li>

Featured Speakers:

  • [UK] Robert Bensh
  • [UA] Andriy Kluyev
  • [UA] Oleksandr Todiychuk

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM - Lunch [Press Interviews]


1:30 PM – 2:50 PM - Conference Roundtable II

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future and the “Russian Question”

Chair:

  • [UA] Iryna Bekeshkina

Panelists:

  • [UA] Volodymyr Horbulin
  • [UA] Hryhoriy Perepelytsya
  • [UA] Oleksandr Potiekhin
  • [UA] Yevhen Zherebetskyy
  • [PL] Andrzej Szeptycki

2:50 PM – 3:20 PM - Conference Focus Session VII

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – Nordic Perspective

Chair:

  • [UA] Andre Drevelovskyy

Featured Speakers:

  • [EU] UA Danish Defense Attaché Lt. Col. Ove Hansen
  • [EU] UA Norwegian Defense Attaché Lt. Col. Tommy A. Johansen//li>

3:20 PM – 4:30 PM - Conference Plenary Session VII

Theme: How Might Ukraine Benefit Economically from Integration into the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [UA] Vira Nanivska

Panelists:

  • [US] Ariel Cohen
  • [UA] Yuri Yekhanurov
  • [UA] Volodymyr Lanovyy
  • [US] Natalie Jaresko

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers’ Choice

4:30 PM – 4:50 PM - Coffee Break [Press Interviews]


4:50 PM – 6:00 PM - Conference Plenary Session VIII

Theme: How Might Ukraine’s Security Benefit from Integration into the Euro-Atlantic Community?

Moderator:

  • [NATO] Merle Maigre

Panelists:

  • [UK] James Sherr
  • [UA] Leonid Polyakov
  • [UA] Valentyn Nalyvaychenko
  • [UA] Yevhen Kaminsky

Suggested Topics:

  • Speakers’ Choice

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM - Conference Focus Session VIII

Theme: Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Future – Final Word

Featured Speakers:

  • From the UA National Security and Defense: Ivan Plyushch
  • From the Forum Steering Comm. Lewis Madanick & Mykhailo Ratushnyy

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM - Closing Ceremonies and Reception

Host:

  • Herman Pirchner

Featured Speakers:

  • Andrei Veselovsky
  • Bohdan Sokolovskyy
 

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UA HES SE: UA 25th B-Day
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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

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UEAF Forum VI Highlights
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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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