The Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels (UTTLOB or Office) is a non-profit organisation whose unique mission is to ensure the democratic transition of Ukraine by accelerating reforms and advancing the European integration of the country.


On 16 May 2018, Olena Prystayko, Executive Director of the Office, met local councillors and deputy mayors from all parts of Ukraine within the framework of their study visit to Brussels organised by the Robert Schuman Institute.


Olena Prystayko, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, prepared a target audience research “How Ukrainian pro-European civil Platforms should work effectively in Brussels”.


On 19 March 2018, Olena Prystayko, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, spoke at the workshop on non-profit organisations management that was organised for the grantees of the Think Tank Development Initiative.


The Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels has been ranked as one of the best think tank networks in the world (81st place), according to the University of Pennsylvania Global Go To Think Tank Index Report for 2017.


This Discussion Paper has been prepared following the request of the European Parliament’s Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee to the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels (the Office) to present the views of the Ukrainian think tanks and academic community on the future of EU-Ukraine relations.


When: 27 February 2018,  9:30 – 12:15 (followed by a networking lunch)

Where: European Parliament, room PHS P4B001, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels

Social networks: #ukrainelab2018#openingUA2EU


Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaision Office has become a member of an informal association of Brussels-based non-profit Research and Development Liaison Offices (IGLO).


The publication developed by the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels with support of the European and Ukrainian offices of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung is now now available. It provides practical recommendations to think tanks for them to work with partners, donors and stakeholders more effectively and aims at facilitating cooperation between think tanks in Ukraine and the EU.

The Brussels UkraineLab 2017: Fair of project ideas in Support of Reforms in Ukraine took place on the 22nd February 2017. 19 leading Ukrainian think tanks presented Ukraine in many dimensions such as economic development, state building reforms and foreign policy, and shared their expertise with the audience, composed of nearly 100 representatives from the EU and Ukrainian Governmental Institutions, Think Tanks, Business Associations, Consultancies, Academia, Foundations and Media.

Brussels, 28.02.2017