On February 19, 2022, on the margins of the Munich Security Conference, Yalta European Strategy (YES) and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation will host the 5th Munich Ukrainian Lunch, titled “Europe's Security is Decided in Ukraine. The aim of the Munich Ukrainian Lunch is to promote Ukraine on the global security agenda and underline Ukraine’s importance for Europe’s security and the international order.
The Victor Pinchuk Foundation, the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and Yalta European Strategy hosted a roundtable discussion “How to support Ukraine and deter Kremlin aggression” in Kyiv. A delegation of retired US ambassadors and former government officials and experts focused on how Ukraine and its Western partners can work together to deter the threat of a new Kremlin offensive against Ukraine, which would also be a major blow against NATO, EU, and American interests.
A survey “How The West Perceives Ukraine, and What The West Expects From Ukraine” commissioned by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Yalta European Strategy (YES) demonstrated that Western public backs stronger support for Ukraine against Russia.
Victor Pinchuk Foundation in partnership with the Yalta European Strategy (YES) continues its series of online discussions on global challenges and what they mean for Ukraine. During the recent YES Online Conversation, held on January 26, 2022, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman and President of Estonia 2016-2021, YES Board member, Kersti Kaljulaid focused on the unprecedented escalation along Ukraine’s eastern border and latest diplomatic engagements by the U.S., NATO allies and Russia.
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 KPMG in Ukraine calculated the carbon footprint of the event.