Olena Carbou, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, and Oleksandra Keudel, PhD candidate at the Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, prepared an article “Think Tanks in a Limited Access Order: The Case of Ukraine” for SAGE.
On 15 July 2020, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels in cooperation with the European Endowment for Democracy and with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation is organising an online-webinar “Ukraine Today: From 1 year of Zelensky to Covid-19 to Upcoming Local Elections”.
With the second wave of the COVID-19 already hitting the majority of the EU’s Eastern neighbours and exacerbating existing socio-economic problems and political grievances, the EaP leaderships find themselves under extreme pressure.
While many countries, including those in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood, started to lift the anti-coronavirus preventive measures, the political, social, and economic consequences of the pandemic remain yet to be seen. It is already apparent that the Eastern Partnership economies are being hit as hard, if not harder than the EU.
On 16 June, the Resource & Analysis Center “Society and Environment”, DiXi Group, the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting in cooperation with the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels and with the financial support of International Renaissance Foundation are organising a discussion event on Ukraine’s role in the European Green Deal.
On 19 May, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, in cooperation with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, is organising an online-webinar “Disinformation against Ukraine and the EU in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
The Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels deeply regrets to announce the loss of Iryna Bekeshkina, a leading Ukrainian sociologist, director of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, and member of the Board of the Office.
On 3-4 March, experts of the Office member organisations will participate in the visit, organised by the Office in Brussels.
On 4 March, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels in cooperation with the Mission of Canada to the European Union will hold a panel discussion on reforms in Ukraine in the context of the launch of the Razumkov Centre’s annual report “Ukraine 2019-2020: broad opportunities, contradictory results”.
According to the University of Pennsylvania Global Go To Think Tank Index Report for 2019, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels has been ranked as one of the best think tank networks in the world (81st place).