14 September 2019
The road to peace demands resolve but be ready to lose your popularity - Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
14 September 2019

The road to peace demands resolve but be ready to lose your popularity - Juan Manuel Santos Calderón

The road to peace is extremely difficult and requires that politicians be ready to lose their popularity when they follow it, former President of Colombia (2010-2014, 2014-2018) and recipient of the...
Setting up corruption-fighting bodies not enough to overcome corruption - Daron Acemoğlu
14 September 2019

Setting up corruption-fighting bodies not enough to overcome corruption - Daron Acemoğlu

Elimination of corruption requires the consolidated effort of the entire civil society, setting up special corruption-fighting bodies is not sufficient to fight this phenomenon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor of Economics, Daron Acemoğlu, said when speaking at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Dmytro Razumkov: New politicians have a chance to change country, but time is short
14 September 2019

Dmytro Razumkov: New politicians have a chance to change country, but time is short

The new politicians have a chance to change Ukraine’s life for the better, but they do not have much time to make changes, stated Dmytro Razumkov, Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis,” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

We underestimate the impact of social media on politics, says Tony Blair
14 September 2019

We underestimate the impact of social media on politics, says Tony Blair

Social media has changed our expectations of politicians, stated Tony Blair, Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute and former UK Prime Minister, at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Government commits to ensuring legal-minimum Internet speed across whole of Ukraine - Mykhailo Fedorov
14 September 2019

Government commits to ensuring legal-minimum Internet speed across whole of Ukraine - Mykhailo Fedorov

The government expects to ensure broadband Internet access across the entire territory of Ukraine in the next few years, and is proposing imposing a minimum speed in law, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, Mykhailo Fedorov, said at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting "Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis" organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Strong institutions are more important than personalities – Sviatoslav Vakarchuk
14 September 2019

Strong institutions are more important than personalities – Sviatoslav Vakarchuk

“The success and prosperity of a state does not depend on political personalities, but on the quality and strength of its institutions,” said MP Sviatoslav Vakarchuk as he took part in a panel on ‘Ukraine’s New Political Face’, at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

School years should nurture creative potential – Anna Novosad
14 September 2019

School years should nurture creative potential – Anna Novosad

Children’s years at school years should be aimed at developing creative personalities capable of making conscious choices of their own, Anna Novosad, Ukrainian Education and Science Minister said when speaking at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Let’s Make Ukraine Great and Happy – Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk
14 September 2019

Let’s Make Ukraine Great and Happy – Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk

The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has plans for a series of systemic reforms to restore Ukrainian and foreign investors’ confidence, said Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuck, speaking at 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Communication and unity are the key to happiness - Robin Wright
14 September 2019

Communication and unity are the key to happiness - Robin Wright

Communication and unity are the key to happiness, actress and film director Robin Wright has said at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting "Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis", organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Ukraine has become the latest “front line” in Europe's long-running struggle for freedom, argues the UK’s Minister of State for Europe
14 September 2019

Ukraine has become the latest “front line” in Europe's long-running struggle for freedom, argues the UK’s Minister of State for Europe

Ukraine has become the latest “front line” in Europe's long-running struggle for freedom, security and democracy, Christopher Pincher, UK Minister of State for Europe said at the 16th YES Annual Meeting “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

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»