14 September 2019
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)...
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.

Collective happiness can’t apply to Russians, argues Andrey Illarionov
14 September 2019

Collective happiness can’t apply to Russians, argues Andrey Illarionov

The perception of collective happiness is not typical to Russians, argued Andrey Illarionov, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting "Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis", organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

16th YES Annual Meeting: the headlines from day one
14 September 2019

16th YES Annual Meeting: the headlines from day one

Victor Pinchuk opened the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting along with Oleg Sentsov – calling for Ukrainian prisoners held in Russia - to be returned home.

Citizen’s Happiness Requires a Balanced Approach from State
13 September 2019

Citizen’s Happiness Requires a Balanced Approach from State

The struggle for citizen’s happiness requires a thoughtful and careful approach by state, says Steven Pinker, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

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Richard Branson
Richard Branson
Founder and Chairman, Virgin Group, 9th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2012
«The problem of capitalism is that it does result in the extreme wealth of a few people. If those people are benevolent people, they’ll use that wealth constructively; they’ll reinvest it and do great things»