The 9th Yalta Annual Meeting entitled “Ukraine and the World: Addressing Tomorrow’s Challenges Together”, organized by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, took place in Yalta at the Livadia Palace, Ukraine, from 13th to 16th September 2012. More than 200 leaders from politics, business and society representing more than 20 countries discussed major global challenges and their impact on Europe, Ukraine and the world.
The overarching topic of the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting were the key transformations that have already been shaping the future of the world. Forum sessions focused on the future of the world economy, on a new world order and its security, and on possible models for the development of capitalism. Special attention was paid to the role of innovation and leadership in transforming the economy and society. Other topics for discussion included the future of the European Union, energy issues and the internal and external challenges facing Ukraine.