Brexit has significantly impacted the EU agenda. However, what will happen with visa-liberalisation for Ukraine?
On June 27 president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a working visit to Brussels in order to discuss the impact of Brexit for the EU and Ukraine and further continuation of cooperation in terms of the euro integration. In the light of the event, Olena Prystayko, the executive director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks liaison office in Brussels, commented on the current views in the EU on the Ukrainian issue.
The Institute of World Policy (IWP), a member of Ukrainian Think Tank Liaison Office in Brussels, is among the most transparent think tanks in the World, according to the survey, published June 29 and conducted by Transparify. The survey covers 200 think tanks in 47 countries worldwide.
In the blog for “Obozrevatel”, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels Olena Prystayko commented on the issue of influx of refugees into the EU and demographic aging within the European Union, as well as a possible impact of Ukraine’s visa-free regime on EU’s migration security.
Nearly 80 participants from Ukraine and 11 EU member states took part in the first Brussels UkraineLab 2016, which was organized by the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels on the 29th of February 2016 with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation, the European Endowment for Democracy, Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the European Union and Mission of Canada to the European Union.
The Brussels UkraineLab: Fair of Project Ideas in Support of Reforms in Ukraine – is the platform for the exchange of ideas on research-related projects on Ukraine. This is a unique product of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels (UTTLOB), which was created to meet the needs of those in Ukraine, Europe, and the world who promote democratic transformations and reforms in Ukraine through research and policy work.
Experts from the leading Ukrainian think tanks in the field of energy and environment together with the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels are organizing a press conference to provide an analysis on how the developments in Ukraine will impact the common European energy security policy.
Ahead of the vote by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the legislature related to the visa liberalization with the EU, Olena Prystayko, Executive director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, gave an interview to the Ukrainian news Channel 112.
Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, Olena Prystayko, gave comment about a recent video by ex – minister Olexandr Klymenko, published in Brussels newspaper “New Europe” (New Europe).
During 14 – 22 September 2015, Olena Prystayko, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels in the framework of the International Visitor Leadership Program, visited the USA, in order to learn the best practices from the most well-known American think tanks, find out about the current state of the Ukraine – USA relations and establish contacts with the Ukrainian diaspora in the USA.