European Expert Association, Institute of World Policy and Foundation of Local Democracy invite you to participate in the workshop “The Place of the New Ukraine in the Architecture of European Institutions” on February 22 in Kharkiv supported by The EU “PRAVO-Justice” Project. The event is a pilot project and launches a series of dialogues between experts from the EU and Ukraine that will foster the strategic communication and will promote mutual understanding.
The event will include the presentation of the policy papers compendium prepared by a team of Ukrainian and international experts on topics related to the defining of the place of Ukraine in the new European architecture. We expect expert discussion of the priorities, principles and main tasks of positioning Ukraine in the European political and informational sphere.
This year will become crucial for the European Union and its members, and will have a significant impact on the process of further integration of Ukraine into the EU structure. The main challenges and developments in the intra-European context are related to further EU reforms, Brexit, European Parliament elections and parliamentary elections in the EU member states. These processes will have a direct impact on the positioning of Ukraine in Europe. That is why the analysis of current trends and expert dialogue between the EU and Ukraine is very topical.
During the workshop the participants will be able to analyze the actual course of Ukraine’s European integration, achievements for the European Parliament 2014-2019, discuss the vision of further Ukrainian prospects in the EU, study the EU experience of national elections, analyse the main challenges and threats before the presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine in 2019.
New architecture of Europe and political perspectives for Ukraine.
The current course of Ukraine’s European integration, its achievements and goals.
Future elections in Ukraine – analysis of dynamics and key factors of influence.
Study of the European experience in detecting and countering interference in elections.
Challenges to Ukraine in the field of information security, positive experience in countering hybrid threats.
We invite to the discussion representatives of the government, diplomats, academics, political scientists, civil activists and journalists who are experts on the topic or have practical experience. We expect 10 speakers, including international experts and up to 30 participants.
Please note that participation in the event is free and is possible after confirmation by the organizers. You can register using the following link. Due to the limited number of seats, we would appreciate your registration by February 15, 2019. The program will be sent in addition. Travel and accommodation costs may be covered by organizers.
Kharkiv, Hotel “Reikartz”, Sadova street, 4. The registration starts on February 22 at 8.30.
Maria Avdeeva, firstname.lastname@example.org