On the 2 July 2015, Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels has launched the Communication System. The System was, first and foremost, designed to increase cooperation and facilitate communication between those who demand and make reforms inside Ukraine with those who demand and push for reforms from outside Ukraine.

Executive Director of the Office gave an interview to the Globe and Mail on the delivery of defensive arms to Ukraine.

On the 1 July 2015, Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels released the first issue of the “Ukraine Analytical Digest”. This product is a unique compilation of the most important publications, reports and papers on Ukraine and related topics from the leading think tanks from Ukraine, EU member states and other countries.

Виконавчий директор Офісу зв’язку українських аналітичних центрів, Олена Пристайко, стала одним із авторів дослідження про Україну відомої міжнародної організації “Freedom House”. Дослідженя стало частиною щорічної публікації Freedom House “Країни перехідного періоду” (Nations in Transit).

Ukrainian experts will participate in a roundtable discussion “SitRep Ukraine: Tanks, Treaties and Turmoil“ which will take place on 18 June 2015.

On the 22 May 2015, during the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Conference in Riga, which preceded the Eastern Partnership Summit, representatives of Ukrainian civil society submitted Ukraine’s application for membership of the European Union to Johannes Hahn, the Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement. On behalf of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, the application was handed over to Commissioner Hahn by Olena Prystayko, Executive Director of the Office.

Executive Director of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, Olena Prystayko, believes that one should not be treating in the same way the increasing role of all states of eastern and central Europe, after the annexation of the Crimea and the war in Ukraine.

Ukraine’s non-profit organizations in Belgium are finding that they are vital players in determining their country’s future. How Europe now responds to Russian aggression and the current crisis will be paramount in determining what will happen to Ukraine.