03 July 2020
03 July 2020

17th YES Annual Meeting Postponed Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The 17th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting originally planned for ‪September 10-12, 2020, is postponed until 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic....
16 February 2020

Victor Pinchuk Foundation Held the 4th Ukrainian Lunch on the Margins of the Munich Security Conference

On February 15, 2020, Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Yalta European Strategy (YES) held the 4th Ukrainian Lunch in Munich, titled “Ukraine – Moving Ahead” that was organized on the margins of the Munich Security Conference. In attendance were political and business leaders, experts and media from Ukraine and the world. 

12 February 2020

Victor Pinchuk Foundation to Host the 4th Ukrainian Lunch on the Margins of the Munich Security Conference

On February 15, 2020, Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Yalta European Strategy (YES) will host the 4th Ukrainian Lunch in Munich, titled “Ukraine – Moving Ahead” and organized on the margins of the Munich Security Conference. 

15 September 2019

16thYES Annual Meeting: the headlines from day two

Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk opened the second day of the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting announcing ambitious plans for Ukraine 

15 September 2019

Ukraine is Able to Become a Strong Technology Power – Ashton Kutcher

Ukraine can become a strong technology power after elimination of corruption and introduction of effective investment protection, believes American actor, presenter and producer Ashton Kutcher. He expressed this opinion at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

15 September 2019

Ukraine surprises, inspires confidence in a happier future - Alexander Kwasniewski

Ukraine has offered a lot of surprises while the latest changes in the country inspire confidence in a happier future, the President of Poland (1995-2005), Chairman of the Board of YES, Alexander Kwasniewski, has said in his closing remarks at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting "Happiness now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis" organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

14 September 2019

Fareed Zakaria: Liberal International Order Has Not Lost Its Vigour

The liberal international order has not lost its vigour, despite the deterioration of the situation in a number of regions, argues Fareed Zakaria, Host of Fareed Zakaria GPS and CNN.

14 September 2019

The Liberal World Order Does Not Exist - Niall Ferguso

If the liberal world order ever existed at all, there is no point discussing it now, Niall Ferguson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University has said.

He expressed this opinion during a debate with CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS presenter Fareed Zakaria at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting "Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis" organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Efforts Need to be Pursued Within Minsk and Normandy Formats to Achieve Peace in Donbas – OSCE Chairperson-in-Office
14 September 2019

Efforts Need to be Pursued Within Minsk and Normandy Formats to Achieve Peace in Donbas – OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

The Minsk and Normandy formats remain relevant. To stop the war in Donbas, renewed effort is required, said Miroslav Lajčák, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Russia does not comply with its obligations under the Minsk process – Kurt Volker
14 September 2019

Russia does not comply with its obligations under the Minsk process – Kurt Volker

Russia does not demonstrate any political will to put an end to the conflict in East Ukraine, as it fails to comply with the commitments it made under the framework of the Minsk process, said US Special Representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volker at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Victor Pinchuk
Victor Pinchuk
Founder, YES, Victor Pinchuk Foundation, EastOne Group, 14th YES Annual Meeting, 2017
«In the closing speech at the end of our conference let’s establish our tradition to say «next year in Yalta.»»