Upcoming Events 2020
US-UA Security Dialogue XI
Washington, DC
March 5, 2020 
New York City
April 30, 2020
US-UA WG Yearly Summit VIII
New York City [Webcasting]
June 17-18, 2020

US-UA Energy Dialogue SE
Washington DC [Webcasting]
June 29, 2020 
UA HES Special Event:
Ukrainians in 1945/75th 
Year Retrospective 
Ukrainian Institute of America
September 26, 2020 
Washington, DC
October 22, 2020
PL-LT-UA Relations
Chicago, IL 
November 14, 2020 


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.
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.
CUSUR 2019 - 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.
Press Release—Ukraine-EU Relations Roundtable

UA Quest RT Steering Committee Press Release

October 11, 2007

The Ukraine's Quest for Mature Nation Statehood Roundtable Series will hold its eighth annual forum at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, DC on Oct 16-17, 2007. This year, the conference will be entitled "Ukraine-EU Relations".

The two day event will bring together government and key non-government representatives of Ukraine, the EU and the US as well as experts from the world of academia to examine and evaluate Ukraine’s capacity to "thrive alongside" its great Western neighbor as well as its readiness, if asked to join, to eventually "thrive inside" the European Union.

To facilitate the said examination, the event will run four regular sessions featuring eight panels, six highlight focus sessions, two working lunches and two conference receptions. In total, nearly seventy speakers are expected to address the conference proceedings.

Past participants of the UA Quest Roundtable series have included:

UA: B. Tarasyuk, O. Rybachuk, Y. Yekhanurov, A. Kinakh, V. Yanukovych, I. Plyushch, A. Yatseniuk, V. Pustovojtenko, A. Hrytsenko, I. Mitiukov, H. Nemyria, Y. Pavlenko, K. Hryshchenko, Y. Lutsenko, R. Shpek

EU & RU: P. Naimski, G. Jeszensky, J. Sherr, E. Koelsch, G. Burghardt, A. Gross, C. Hartzell, J. Steinoff, R. Kacer, Y. Liuk, H. Wujec, V. Usackas, M. Riekstins, P. Zurawski vel Grajewski, V. Igrunov, A. Lebedev

US: M. McConnell, C. Levin, P. Wolfowitz, J. McCain, R. Lugar, Z. Bzrezinski, R. Holbrooke, P. Dobriansky, D. Fried, A. Wayne, D. Kramer, C. Weldon, C. Smith, S. Levin, M. Hinchey, B. Taylor, C. Pascual, S. Pifer, W. Miller, J. Herbst, K. Smith, W. Courtney, B. Futey, M. Kaptur, N. Lowey, A. Cohen, C. Wallander

This year's event will feature Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Andrii Veselovsky, Ukraine's Head of Delegation to the European Union Roman Shpek, Former UA Foreign Minister Borys Tarasyuk, Former Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Hryshchenko, Julia Tymoshenko Bloc Senior Foreign Policy Advisor Hryhoriy Nemyria, Foreign Policy Advisor to the State Secretariat of the President of Ukraine Bohdan Sokolovsky, Ambassador of Ukraine to the US Oleh Shamshur, Ambassador of Poland to the United States Janusz Reiter, Ambassador of Germany to the United States Klaus Scharioth, Ambassador of Portugal to the United States Joao de Vallera, Ambassador of Slovakia to the United States Rastislav Kacer, Ambassador of Lithuania to the United States Audrius Bruzga, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the EU to the United States Angelos Pangratis, Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, Deputy Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs David Kramer, Former Ambassador of the US to Ukraine Steven Pifer and Former Ambassador of the US to Ukraine William Miller.

A Conference Reception will be held on the evening of the conference’s first day at the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington, hosted by Ambassador Shamshur. The UA Quest RT Steering Committee, representing the American Foreign Policy Council, the Atlantic Council of the United States, the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations, Columbia University's East Central European Center, the Embassy of Ukraine to the United States, the International Republican Institute, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies Foreign Policy Institute, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Ukraine, the National Democratic Institute, the Polish American Ukrainian Cooperative Initiative and the US-Ukraine Foundation of America, will host the RT Patrons Reception, the traditional final event of the symposium.

Ultimately, in providing the contemplated assessment, the forum should help clarify a larger issue to which the Roundtable Series has dedicated its time and resources, namely the pace of Ukraine’s endeavor to achieve “mature nation statehood”.


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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