Program: UA Quest Roundtable/UEAF Fusion Event

Ukraine”s Quest for Mature Nation Statehood Roundtable/
Ukraine”s Euro-Atlantic Future: International Forum
Fusion Event:
“Divining the Outcome of the EP Summit in Vilnius”

September 23, 2013
Washington, D.C.


Venue: University Club of Washington DC/Ambassador”s Room
[Alternative: Dirksen Senate OB/Room 325]


  • American Foreign Policy Council
  • Center For US-Ukrainian Relations
  • International Republican Institute
  • Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation
  • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung/Ukraine
  • Open World Leadership Program
  • National Democratic Institute
  • Polish Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation
  • Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
  • Ukrainian National Information Service


6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Opening Remarks Dinner

Words of Welcome:

  • Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oleksandr Motsyk

7:15 PM – 8:45 PM Plenary Discussion

Theme: Assessing the Chances of a EU-Ukraine Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement Being Signed at the Eastern Partnership Summit in November 2013


  • American Foreign Policy Council President Herman Pirchner

Views Offered:

  • UA Government Perspective:
    UA MFA Director of the Department for the European Union Vsevolod Chentsov
  • UA Rada Opposition Perspective:
    Rada Deputy [UDAR] Valentyn Nalyvaichenko
  • US Perspective:
    Ambassador of the United States to Ukraine John Tefft
  • Canadian Perspective:
    Member of CA Parliament & Chair of the Standing Comm. on National Defence James Bezan
  • EU Perspective:
    Former Minister of Defense of Poland & Euro Parliament VP Janusz Onyszkiewicz