Carl Bildt has joined the Board of Yalta European Strategy
13 December 2016

Carl Bildt has joined the Board of Yalta European Strategy

The Yalta European Strategy (YES) is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Bildt, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden (2006-2014), Prime Minister of Sweden (1991-1994) and member of the...
18 September 2016
The world is losing interest in the Ukrainian crisis, it is necessary to maintain EU unity and support, Aleksander Kwasniewski

The world is losing interest in the Ukrainian crisis, it is necessary to maintain EU unity and support, Aleksander Kwasniewski

The world is losing interest in the Ukrainian crisis, so it is important to fight for the unity and support of the EU, the former president of the Republic of Poland (1995-2005) and chairman of the supervisory board of Yalta European Strategy (YES), Aleksander Kwasniewski, said in his closing remarks at the 13th YES Annual Meeting.

18 September 2016
Middle East and North Korea remain as “crisis points” beyond Ukrainian context - said the President of the US Foreign Relations Council

Middle East and North Korea remain as “crisis points” beyond Ukrainian context - said the President of the US Foreign Relations Council

Middle East and North Korea are among the most dangerous “crisis points” beyond the Ukrainian context, said the President of the US Council of Foreign Relations, Richard Haass, at the 13th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting (YES).

17 September 2016
USA has lost motive for active policy in Middle East - Mikhail Fridman

USA has lost motive for active policy in Middle East - Mikhail Fridman

With the changed situation on the energy market, the USA has lost motive for pursuing active policy in the Middle East, LetterOne Group board chairman Mikhail Fridman has said at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES).

17 September 2016
Innovation economics may only be built in free, rule-of-the-law society – Fridman

Innovation economics may only be built in free, rule-of-the-law society – Fridman

Innovative economies are only built in a free, law-abiding societies, Letter One Group Board Chairman, Mikhail Fridman, has said. Fridman was speaking at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy.

17 September 2016
French MP says extension of sanctions will not expedite Russia’s implementation of Minsk deal

French MP says extension of sanctions will not expedite Russia’s implementation of Minsk deal

Another extension of Europe’s sanctions will not expedite Russia’s implementation of the Minsk agreements, French National Assembly Foreign Committee Member Pierre Lellouche has said at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy.

17 September 2016
Russia will not stop its aggression unless it has to pay a higher price - Pavlo Klimkin

Russia will not stop its aggression unless it has to pay a higher price - Pavlo Klimkin

Russia will not stop trying to destroy democratic Ukraine and therefore the civilised world must do everything in its power to increase the price it will have to pay for its continued aggression, Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Pavlo Klimkin, said at the 13th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting.

17 September 2016
Ukraine should be provided with weapons – former US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta

Ukraine should be provided with weapons – former US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta

Ukraine should be provided with defensive weapons, and Russia should be dealt with from a position of strength, said the 23rd United States Secretary of Defence (2006-2011) Leon Panetta at the 13th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting (YES).

17 September 2016
Ukrainian Chief Prosecutor suggests setting up investment disputes resolution chambers at economic courts

Ukrainian Chief Prosecutor suggests setting up investment disputes resolution chambers at economic courts

Ukraine needs to set up specialised chambers to oversee the resolution of investment disputes at the economic courts, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said at the 13th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting (YES).  

17 September 2016
Young people should come to power, not just “stir up unrest” - Mikheil Saakashvili

Young people should come to power, not just “stir up unrest” - Mikheil Saakashvili

Young people in Ukraine should move from “stirring up unrest” to taking responsibility for passing government decisions, the head of the Odessa state regional administration, Mikheil Saakashvili, said at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES).

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Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy
Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy, 9th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2012
«The idea that interests and values are treated as opposite notions in politics should be dismissed»