The European reforms in gas sector of Ukraine are implemented by 37%, in the area of electricity and nuclear safety –by 28%, in the energy efficiency and social issues – only by 19%, in the environment and renewable energy sector – by 33%, in the oil sector – by 26%, and in business climate – by 56%.
On September 4th 2018, MEPs Rebecca Harms & Michael Gahler, along with Hardy Ostry, from the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, organised a lecture and discussion with the Ukrainian author, poet, and translator Serhij Zhadan.
On 16 July 2018, the Open Society Foundation European Policy Institute in Brussels in cooperation with the Pew Research Center from Washington, USA, held a conference about the contentious topic of populism.
On 13 July 2018, the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR) held a press conference entitled “Verkhovna Rada 8.0: Parliament’s work assessment”.
On 10 July 2018, on the occasion of the EU-Ukraine Summit, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels (UTTLOB) organised a meeting with Ukrainian experts in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Michael Gahler, Standing Rapporteur for Ukraine, to discuss anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine.
On 4 July 2018, the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies organised a conference on challenges to civil society in Russia.
On 28 June 2018, the Atlantic Council Eurasia Center, in cooperation with the Greens/EFA and ALDE groups of the European Parliament organised a conference on the much-debated peacekeeping mission in Donbas.
On 22 June 2018, the European Policy Centre (EPC) organised a conference on electricity reforms in Ukraine, to understand the challenges of reforms of Ukraine’s electricity sector, its alignment to the EU’s, and analyse prospects for its evolution in the long term.
On 20 June 2018, the presentation of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security was held at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
Ukraine has slowed down the pace of reforms in the spheres of energy and environment within the implementation of the Association Agreement.