On 20 November 2019 a conference “Ukraine after Presidential and Parliamentary Elections: New Government – New Opportunities?” was held in Berlin. It was organised by the German Institut für Europäische Politik in cooperation with the Razumkov Centre.
In Kyiv, on October 25, 2019 roundtable “The European Border: Opportunities and Challenges for Ukraine” has been organised by Europe without Barriers think tank with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation. The subject of discussion was the issue of border functioning between Ukraine and the EU and its impact on the life of local communities.
Whether energy education corresponds to the spirit of the time, which professionals the energy sector needs now and what conditions should be created for their effective training – these are the issues discussed by experts during the round table “Energy and Education: Search for Synergy” held by DiXi Group in Kyiv on 7 November.
On October 29, 2019, the Centre for Global Studies Strategy XXI held a briefing “Who sets the rules in the Black Sea. Russia vs NATO” and presented to the public a new Issue No. 3 (35) of the Black Sea Security Journal (Ukrainian edition) in the Glavkom Information Agency.
Energy Reforms experts presented results of their analysis of the government’s five-year Action Program for conformity with the Association Agreement in the energy and environment sectors.
In October, DiXi Group experts prepared and held lectures on energy policy of Ukraine and its reverberation in the European context for students of two universities: Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) and Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU).
On Thursday, the 26th of September, in agency “Ukrinform” representatives of Ukrainian think tanks and social organisations presented a study “Sanctions against Russian Federation”, in which they reviewed current impact of sanctions on the economy and policy of Russian Federation and proposed a list of persons and companies which should be subject to the sanctions.
Implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) at local level was in the focus of discussion at the seminar held by DiXi Group in Kyiv on 19-20 September.
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.