16 November 2021
16 November 2021

YES Brainstorming became Ukraine's first carbon neutral event

YES Brainstorming organized by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in Kyiv on September 9-11, 2021 became Ukraine's first carbon-neutral event. YES in partnership with...
Kersti Kaljulaid Joins the Board  of Yalta European Strategy (YES)
1 November 2021

Kersti Kaljulaid Joins the Board of Yalta European Strategy (YES)

Yalta European Strategy (YES) is pleased to announce that Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia (2016-2021), United Nations Secretary-General's Global Advocate for Every Woman Every Child, has joined the YES Board.

YES Brainstorming - the second day:  discussing the aftermath of 9/11, the possibility of a new Cold War and challenges and opportunities for Ukraine
12 September 2021

YES Brainstorming - the second day: discussing the aftermath of 9/11, the possibility of a new Cold War and challenges and opportunities for Ukraine

The second day of the YES Brainstorming in Kyiv, organised by the Yalta European Strategy (YES), in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, concluded with sessions on the Kremlin’s view on Ukraine and the aftermath of 9/11 and what it means for tomorrow

Decision on Ukraine's admission to the EU largely depends on its members' political will - Dmytro Kuleba
11 September 2021

Decision on Ukraine's admission to the EU largely depends on its members' political will - Dmytro Kuleba

A decision on Ukraine's admission to the European Union depends to a great extent on the political will of its members, rather than the country's progress in implementing reforms alone, which needs to be recognized fairly, said Dmytro Kuleba, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, has said at the YES Brainstorming organised by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Ukraine to take account of Venice Commission stance on de-oligarchization law – Dmytro Razumkov
11 September 2021

Ukraine to take account of Venice Commission stance on de-oligarchization law – Dmytro Razumkov

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has to take into account the position of the Venice Commission regarding the law on de-oligarchization compliance with provisions of the Constitution and international law, said Dmytro Razumkov, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, at the YES Brainstorming, organised by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

YES Brainstorming - first day opening: covering global threats, pandemics, Afghanistan and climate change
10 September 2021

YES Brainstorming - first day opening: covering global threats, pandemics, Afghanistan and climate change

Victor Pinchuk, businessman and philanthropist, founder of YES, opened the first day of the YES Brainstorming in Kyiv, organised by the Yalta European Strategy (YES), in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, and expressed the view that Ukraine is not only an integral part of Europe’s history, but also Europe’s future.

COVID showed international unity so far exists on Facebook only– Volodymyr Zelenskyy
10 September 2021

COVID showed international unity so far exists on Facebook only– Volodymyr Zelenskyy

COVID-19 pandemic has relieved that the international community is not prepared for uniting efforts to fight a global menace.

World need to join forces to get prepared for the upcoming global threats – Victor Pinchuk
10 September 2021

World need to join forces to get prepared for the upcoming global threats – Victor Pinchuk

The world is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but even greater global threats lie ahead, so we need to join forces to get prepared for them, said Victor Pinchuk, founder of YES, Victor Pinchuk Foundation, and EastOne group, in his welcome speech at YES Brainstorming “Post-COVID = Pre-disaster? Steps towards Survival”, which has been organized by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

9 September 2021

Watch the online stream from YES Brainstorming

On September 10-11, 2021, we invite you to watch the online stream from YES Brainstorming “Post-COVID = Pre-Disaster? Steps to Survival” on the official Victor Pinchuk Foundation’s channel on YouTube. The video will be available in English and Ukrainian.

8 September 2021

Ukraine’s challenges and prospects in the European and global context will be the focus of the second day of the YES Brainstorming

The second day of the YES Brainstorming, organised by Yalta European Strategy (YES) and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, will focus on challenges and prospects of Ukraine in the European and global context. 

Sauli Niinistö
Sauli Niinistö
President of the Republic of Finland, 16th YES Annual Meeting, 2019
«Structures are not enough. Even the best constitution is not sufficient to guarantee a functioning society. It can only provide a framework.»