CONFERENCE “Ukraine in Europe: a path through Euromaidan”

Conference to be held in Kyiv: “Ukraine in Europe: a path through Euromaidan”

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung & Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation

4 April 2014

RUS’ Accord Hotel
Hospital’na str.
4 Conference hall



Registration of participants


Conference opening

  • Gabriele Baumann, Director of Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Ukraine office
  • * Borys Tarasyuk, President of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Member of Parliament of Ukraine

PANEL 1Eastern barricades of Europe: what does Euromaidan mean to Europe?

Moderator: Borys Tarasyuk, President of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Member of Parliament of Ukraine

  • Gennadiy Druzenko, Fulbright scholar, Partner at ‘Constructive Layers’ Law Firm, Ukrainian Reserve Army
  • Dr. Susan Stewart, Deputy Head of Research Division Eastern Europe-Eurasia, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
  • Oleksandr Sushko, Research Directorat the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Ukraine
  • Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski, Professor at the Department of International Studies and Politology, University of Lodz, Poland
12:30 – 14:30

PANEL 2 The cost of the EU integration: the Crimean crisis and Russia’s scenario for the region

Moderator: Volodymyr Horbach, Political Expert at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation

  • Valery Chaly, Deputy Director Generalat Razumkov Centre, Ukraine
  • Prof. Dmitriy Danilov, Head of European Security Department at the Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Science
  • Andriy Demartino, Political Adviser
  • Ihor Semyvolos, Head of the Centre for Middle East Studies
  • Andreas Umland, DAAD Associate Professor of European Studies, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

PANEL 3Civil power: reflecting on new ambitions for the Ukrainian civil society

Moderator: Andriy Kohut, Coordianator at Euromaidan Civic Centre

  • Yevhen Bystrytsky, Director of the International Renaissance Foundation, Ukraine
  • Yevhen Glibovytsky, Member of Nestor Group, Ukraine
  • Oleksandr Solontay, Expert at the Institute for Political Education, Co-Leader of the Political Association ’ People Power’
  • Egor Sobolev, the Head of Lustration Committee, Ukraine

PANEL 4 Association and beyond: lessons learned and path ahead

Moderator: Oleksandr Sushko, Research Directorat IEAC, Ukraine

  • Vsevolod Chentsov, Director of the EU Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
  • Vasyl Filipchuk, Executive Director at the International Centre for Policy Studies, Ukraine
  • Hannes Schreiber, Head of Political Section at the EU Delegation to Ukraine
  • Pawel Zalewski, Member of European Parliament, Poland

Closing Remarks

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