Directions of NATO-EU security cooperation with Ukraine in the areas of information and cybersecurity and strategic communications, as well as possible ways of counteracting information and cyber threats, were discussed at the international round table “Ukraine-NATO-EU: Focus on information and cybersecurity”
On July 25, 2019, eight months have passed since the day the Ukrainian seamen were detained by Russia and a month of the Kremlin’s failure to comply with the decision of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on the obligation to release them.
During the election day, observers of the Civil Network OPORA did not identify any systemic violations of election law or conflicts that would destabilise the course of voting or have any significant impact on citizen voting results.
In June, OPORA observers stated a rather high scale of activities of potential and registered candidates with signs of indirect vote buying.
Despite the challenges with the unreformed election law, and regardless of the advanced pace of the electoral process, key election stages ran in compliance with the acting law. It was stated by representatives of the Civil Network OPORA at a press-conference on June, 21, in Kyiv.
On 12 June 2019, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels held closed-door breakfast, where leading economist Volodymyr Kuzyo from Kyiv-based Center for Economic Strategy and Juan José Montero from the Florence School of Regulation, presented the finding of their joined research on “Railway market liberalisation in Ukraine and the EU”.
On 11 June 2019, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels attended the event “EU-Ukraine Integration at a Crossroad – Opportunities and Risks of the Association Process”, organised by Friedrich Naumann Foundation and Promote Ukraine.
On 6 June 2019, Olena Carbou, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, moderated the panel discussion “Moving Forward Together?! Joint Action for EU Association” within the frame of the Convention “Ask. Act. Associate. Civic Action for EU Association”
On May 28, 2019, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels together with the Centre for Economic Strategy and Bruegel co-organised a conference “The Ukrainian economy: the way forward after a year of political turbulence”.
On May 22, ICPS conducted an international conference devoted to the analysis of Ukraine’s policy towards V4 countries with the participation of diplomatic missions’ representatives, expert community, think tanks, representatives of the state authorities and media.