13 September 2014
Rule of law and fight against corruption are the prerequisites to draw investments to Ukraine, – Dmytro Shymkiv
13 September 2014

Rule of law and fight against corruption are the prerequisites to draw investments to Ukraine, – Dmytro Shymkiv

Rule of law and fight against corruption, judiciary and police reform are the necessary prerequisites to draw investments to Ukraine. This was the opinion shared by Deputy Head of the Presidential...
NATO is the only possibility to protect Ukraine, – Yatseniuk
13 September 2014

NATO is the only possibility to protect Ukraine, – Yatseniuk

The North-Atlantic Alliance is the only possibility to protect Ukraine from external aggression, said Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) on Saturday in Kyiv.

The EU and the USA should join the negotiations between the RF and Ukraine to eliminate the conflict in Donbas – Yatsenyuk
13 September 2014

The EU and the USA should join the negotiations between the RF and Ukraine to eliminate the conflict in Donbas – Yatsenyuk

The European Union and the United States of America should join the negotiations to eliminate the conflict in Donbas, otherwise, in a face-to-face situation, Russia may outplay Ukraine, stated Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at 11th Annual Meeting of “Yalta European Strategy” (YES) on Saturday in Kyiv.

Russia has to recognize Ukraine’s right to negotiate on agreements it needs, - Jose Manuel Barroso
13 September 2014

Russia has to recognize Ukraine’s right to negotiate on agreements it needs, - Jose Manuel Barroso

 Russia has the right to negotiate with any countries, therefore, it should recognize the right of Ukraine to negotiate on agreements the Ukrainian State needs. President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso, the featured speaker of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) stressed this on Friday in Kyiv, answering the questions after his evening speech, “Working Together for a United Ukraine in a United Continent”.

The EU has proven its durability, – Jose Manuel Barroso
12 September 2014

The EU has proven its durability, – Jose Manuel Barroso

The European Union has proven its durability by increasing the number of its members even in the times of the financial crisis, said President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso, the featured guest of the 11th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES), during his evening speech in Kyiv.

The RF should decide: whether to be an EU partner or competitor – Jose Manuel Barroso
12 September 2014

The RF should decide: whether to be an EU partner or competitor – Jose Manuel Barroso

Russia should decide: whether it wants to be a strategic partner or a strategic competitor to the European Union, said President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso, the featured guest of the 11th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) on Friday evening in Kyiv.

Kuchma proposes to engage Putin in the negotiations on settlement of the situation in Donbas
12 September 2014

Kuchma proposes to engage Putin in the negotiations on settlement of the situation in Donbas

President of Ukraine (1994-2005) Leonid Kuchma proposes to engage Putin in the negotiations on settlement of the situation in Donbas. This statement Mr. Kuchma, who represents Ukraine in the trilateral contact group on settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine, made at 11th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) on Friday in Kyiv.

The EU should offer Russia a probation period to deepen the cooperation, - Javier Solana
12 September 2014

The EU should offer Russia a probation period to deepen the cooperation, - Javier Solana

The European Union should offer Russia at least one year of probation period to deepen the economic cooperation between the countries. In a case if the signing of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU has substantial negative implications for the RF economy, the European Union could find mechanisms to mitigate such implications. This is the opinion shared by Javier Solana, president of ESADE Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics, member of the Board of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) during the panel “From Yalta via Budapest to Yalta – Global Security Breakdown?” at the 11th Annual Meeting f Yalta European Strategy (YES) on Friday in Kyiv.

Ukraine should join NATO, but is not ready for that now, - Valeriy Chalyi
12 September 2014

Ukraine should join NATO, but is not ready for that now, - Valeriy Chalyi

Ukraine should become part of the joint powerful Euro-Atlantic security system, but so far, it is not ready for that. No treaty gives guarantees today: the security guaranteed for the Ukrainian State under the Budapest Memorandum does not work any longer. This was pointed out by the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Valeriy Chalyi during the panel “From Yalta via Budapest to Yalta – Global Security Breakdown?” at the 11th Annual Meeting f Yalta European Strategy (YES) on Friday in Kyiv.

Ukraine has potential to increase domestic production of gas - Graham Tiley
12 September 2014

Ukraine has potential to increase domestic production of gas - Graham Tiley

Ukraine will be able to increase gas production from its own resources if appropriate conditions for this are created, particularly, pursuing the course of reforms, openness to investment and stabilization of the situation in the Eastern regions this was pointed out by the Vice-President on exploration and production of Shell in Ukraine and the Chairman of Shell in Ukraine Graham Tiley during the session ”Energy Security: Now a Matter of Life and Death” at the 11th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) on Friday in Kiev.

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Kersti Kaljulaid
President of Estonia , 15th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2018
«I think that new technologies will make the situation easier for countries that have problems with inequality in their school system… Technology allows you to teach regardless of where children live or how much their parents earn. Everyone has the right to quality education.»