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 12, 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 Question of Social Cohesion

Ukraine's Quest for Mature Nation Statehood


Roundtable XVIII: Ukraine and the Issue of Social Cohesion

 
Date: Oct 12, 2017
                            
Venue: 1777 F Street NW/1st Floor Conference Hall/Washington DC 20006

 
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM                     Registration

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM                   First Focus Session  
 
Theme: State of Social Cohesion in Ukraine — View from the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
 
Chair:             Tamara Olexy  [Head/Nat. Bureau/Ukrainian Congress Committee of America]
 
Speaker:         Andrii Levus [Chair/State Sec. Sub Committee/Nat. Sec. & Defense Comm.]
 
 

10:30 AM - 12:15 PM                  First Panel Discussion
 
Theme: Taking Measure of Actual & Potential Social Divisions in Ukraine
 
Moderator:   Adrian Karmazyn [Special Advisor/US-Ukraine Foundation]
 
Panelists:     Adrian Karatnycky [Senior Fellow/Atlantic Council of the United States]
                      Herman Pirchner [President/American Foreign Policy Council]
                      Glen Howard [President/Jamestown Foundation]
                      Lewis Madanick [Senior Program Manager/Open World Leadership Center]
                      Myroslava Gongadze [Ukrainian Services Bureau Chief/Voice of America]
 
Suggested Topics:
                     Class
                     State vs. Civil Society
                     Civilian Vs. Military
                     Linguistic/Cultural
                     Gender 
 

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM                   Lunch
  

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM                     Second Focus Session
 
Theme: State of Social Cohesion in Ukraine — View from Ukrainian Civil Society
 
Chair:             Roman Popadiuk [Nat. BOD 
Chairman//World Affairs Councils of America]

Speaker:      Josef Zissels [Founding Member/December 1st Initiative Group]


                     
1:30 PM - 3:15 PM                      Second Panel Discussion
 
Theme: Can a Value-Based National Agenda Help Heal Ukraine's Social Fissures?
 
Moderator:     Janusz Bugajski [Senior Research Fellow/Center for European Policy Analysis]

Panelists:        Luke Coffey [Director/Allison Center on Foreign Policy/Heritage Foundation]

                         Anders Aslund [Senior Fellow/Atlantic Council of the United States]
                         Phillip Karber [President/Potomac Foundation]
                         Orest Deychakiwsky [Senior Policy Advisor [ret.]/US Helsinki Commission]
                         William Taylor [Executive Vice President/United States Institute of Peace]
                                          
Suggested Agenda: 
                                Developed Democratic Polity
                                Mature Market Economy
                                Fully Articulated Security Posture
                                Mechanisms for Social Amelioration
                                Established Yet Tolerant National Identity

 

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM                      Final Focus Session
 
Theme: State of Social Cohesion in Ukraine — View from Ukrainian Academia
 
Chair:               Mykola Hryckowian [DC Bureau Chief/Center for US-Ukrainian Relations]
 
Remarks:         Julia Osmolovska [Vice President/Academician Mykhailevych Foundation]

 

Host Moderator:

Walter Zaryckyj/Executive Director Center for US-Ukrainian Relations

                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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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