Clinton, Schroder, and Kwasniewski on the air

25 June 2007

June 29-30, 2007, our Internet site is to host a live Internet broadcasting of the 4th "Yalta European Strategy" Summit.

The annual "Yalta European Strategy" Summit in Yalta is the largest and the most influential Ukrainian-European high-level informal forum where issues related to relations between Ukraine and the European Union are discussed and recommendations for Ukraine's accession to the EU are worked out.

The organization was established in 2004 by a Ukrainian businessman and public figure, Victor Pinchuk. This year, the 42nd US president, William Clinton, Federal Chancellor of Germany (1998-2005) Gerhard Schröder and the President of Poland (1995-2005) Alexander Kwasniewski and others are expected to take part in the summit.

The Internet broadcasting is to be held during two days at our official Internet site and at the Internet site of "Yalta European Strategy" organization.

Preliminary broadcast program is the following:

June 29, 2007

15:00 - 15:30 - Opening ceremony of the summit: Head of the YES Board, Stephen Byers, YES founder and the YES Board member, Victor Pinchuk.

15:30 - 17:00 - Plenary session. "Round table" "Agenda - 2020" and future relations between Ukraine and the EU": Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine; Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor of German (1998 - 2005); Alexander Kwasniewski, President of Poland (1995 - 2005); Marek Siwiec, vice-president of the European Parliament, Board Member of YES.

17:00 - 18:00 - Keynote plenary session. Address of William J. Clinton, President of the USA (1993 - 2001). Questions and Answers.

18:30 - 19:15 - Briefing. Meeting participants answer to the questions of journalists: Stephen Byers, head of the YES Board; Arseniy Yatseniuk, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor of Germany (1998 - 2005; Alexander Kwa?niewski, President of Poland (1995 - 2005). 

June 30, 2007

09:00 - 10:30 - Plenary session. EURO 2012 Championship: What will it give to Ukraine?: Vitaliy Klichko, advisor to the President of Ukraine; Ivan Fedorenko, Executive Director of EURO 2012; Igor Burakhovskiy, Director of the Institute for economic research and political consultations; Adam Olkhovich, Head of the Committee for organizing EURO ЕВРО 2012 under Football Association of Poland.

14:30 - 16:00 - Plenary session. Political Landscape of Ukraine.

16:00 - 17:30 - Plenary session. Change of political leadership in Europe and in the World: Steven Bayers, British MP, Head of the YES Board; Olivier Duhamel , Professeur Sciences Po (France); Elman Brok, member of European Parliament, member of Foreign Affairs Committee (Germany); Carlos Pasсual, vice-president of Brookings Institute.

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Tony Blair
Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute and former UK Prime Minister, 16th YES Annual Meeting, 2019
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