A US-UA WG Yearly Summit gathering again served to provide Ukraine with an assessment of its performance in six areas of “nation building”. The event, the fourth of its kind and co-sponsored by all of CUSUR”s institutional partners, took place at the University Club of Washington DC on June 16, 2016. It was graced by the presence of two senior Ukrainian government officials: Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Deputy Prime Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.

Speakers included:

Anders Åslund Adrian Karmazyn
Andrew Bihun Alexander Kasanof
Stephen Blank Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze
Ethan Burger David Kramer
Janusz Bugajski Lewis Madanick
Ariel Cohen Nadia McConnell
Valeriy Chaly Frank Mermoud
William Courtney William Miller
Oleksandr Danyluk Thomas Murphy
Orest Deychakiwsky Steven Nix
Nadia Diuk John O’Keefe
Bohdan Futey Nolan Peterson
Volodymyr Groysman Alina Polyakova
John Herbst Roman Popadiuk
Lev Holubec Myron Rabij
Glen Howard Joanna Rohozinska
Idil Izmirli Keith Smith
Laura Jewett William Taylor
Adrian Karatnycky Morgan Williams


American Foreign Policy Council National Democratic Institute
Center For US-Ukrainian Relations Open World Program/Library of Congress
Institute Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Polish Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation [PAUCI]
International Republican Institute US-Ukraine Foundation
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung/Ukraine US-Ukraine Business Council


American Foreign Policy Council Jurkiw Family Fund
Heritage Foundation of 1st Security Federal Saving Bank Self Reliance [NY] Federal Credit Union


Focus Session I video
: Why a Free, Stable and Prosperous Ukraine Matters-UA Gov”t Perspective. Ambassador Chaliy’s remarks are in English and Prime Minister Groysman’s remarks are in Ukrainian.






The event’s program