Ukraine could integrate with Europe and yet not fall out with Russia – Bill Clinton
20 September 2013

Ukraine could integrate with Europe and yet not fall out with Russia – Bill Clinton

Ukraine could sign the Association Agreement with the European Union and still preserve partnership relations with Russia, thinks 42nd US President (1993-2001), Bill Clinton.

Our task is to create a world in which everyone will win – Bill Clinton
20 September 2013

Our task is to create a world in which everyone will win – Bill Clinton

The modern world faces such serious challenges that we should think about how to change  policy format globally, and to reset our objectives. Bill Clinton, US President between 1993 and2001 said today during a historic conversation between he and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair (1997-2007), moderated by Viktor Pinchuk at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy.

We Won’t Meet Global Challenges Alone – Secretary General, OSCE
20 September 2013

We Won’t Meet Global Challenges Alone – Secretary General, OSCE

Terrorism, human trafficking, shortages of food and resources are the main challenges of today, which can only be fought if countries work together, Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) stated on Friday at the 10th Annual Meeting of YES “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success”, held in the Crimean Livadia Palace.

Smuggling of Cigarettes Makes More Money Annually than that of Drugs – Interpol Head
20 September 2013

Smuggling of Cigarettes Makes More Money Annually than that of Drugs – Interpol Head

700bn cigarettes are sent illegally  around the world every year, making  smugglers up to $50bn, Ronald Noble, Interpol Secretary General stated on Friday at the session “Shocks Ahead: Bad News and Good News” at the 10th  Annual Meeting of YES “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success” held in Crimea’s Livadia Palace.

Children Will Lead the Way in “Planetary Revolution” - Michio Kaku
20 September 2013

Children Will Lead the Way in “Planetary Revolution” - Michio Kaku

Our children, already used to the concept of global communication and growing up using new information technologies, will lead the way in a “planetary revolution” that will cause qualitative shifts not only in technology but in the structure of human civilisation.

The USA affirms its energy interests in the Persian Gulf – ex-Director, CIA
20 September 2013

The USA affirms its energy interests in the Persian Gulf – ex-Director, CIA

The United States of America is very interested in the energy reserves in the Persian Gulf, and is willing to fight for further freedom of movement in the region, stated the former Director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (2011-2012), David Petraeus, at the 10th YES Annual Meeting “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success”, at Crimea’s  Livadia Palace on Friday.

Investment of people, money and technologies required to effectsignificant change in the energy sector – DTEK General Director
20 September 2013

Investment of people, money and technologies required to effectsignificant change in the energy sector – DTEK General Director

In the Soviet era, Ukraine produced some 70 m3 of natural gas.  For political reasons the then leaders of the USSR restructured the national economy to use Siberian gas.

Hydrocarbon and the sun will compete for energy market leadership in the next hundred years – Shell forecasts
20 September 2013

Hydrocarbon and the sun will compete for energy market leadership in the next hundred years – Shell forecasts

Next century the global energy market could develop in one of two directions:  either hydrocarbons (scenario “Mountain”) or solar energy (scenario “Oceans”) will become the major energy source, Graham Tiley, Country Chair, Shell Ukraine, stated on Friday at the 10th Annual Meeting of YES “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success” held in the Crimean Livadia Palace.   

Energy Security is Ukraine’s Achilles’ Heel – Leonid Kuchma
20 September 2013

Energy Security is Ukraine’s Achilles’ Heel – Leonid Kuchma

The energy security issue is central to the Ukraine’s survival. So stated Leonid Kuchma, President of Ukraine from 1994-2004, at the session “Energy: Threats, Solutions, Revolutions” at the 10th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy.

Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice
66th Secretary of State of the United States, 9th YES Annual Meeting, 2012
«Democratic transformations require time, require patience, and require support - from outside as well as from inside, from people»