13 September 2019
Artist and Writer Jon Gnarr: Serving as Mayor of Reykjavik Changed My Attitude Towards Politicians
13 September 2019

Artist and Writer Jon Gnarr: Serving as Mayor of Reykjavik Changed My Attitude Towards Politicians

My experience of working in a democratically elected role as Mayor of Reykjavik dramatically changed my attitude towards politics and politicians, stated artist and writer Jon Gnarr at the 16th Yalta...
13 September 2019

Wealth does not guarantee happiness – Carlyle Group co-founder, David Rubenstein

Wealth does not guarantee happiness. Whether one can achieve happiness instead depends on the ability of a person to share what he/she holds most precious with others, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein, 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.

Sanctions worsen crisis in Iran – US relations – former premier of Qatar
13 September 2019

Sanctions worsen crisis in Iran – US relations – former premier of Qatar

The effect of sanctions led to the worsening of the crisis in Iran-US relations, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani, Qatar Prime Minister (2007-13) and Qatar Foreign Minister (1992-2013), said today in Kyiv.

Rule of Law is a substantial prerequisite for a happy life – President of Estonia
13 September 2019

Rule of Law is a substantial prerequisite for a happy life – President of Estonia

The ‘Rule of Law’ is a substantial prerequisite for a happy way of life for individuals and society at large, says President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid. She expressed this opinion in a speech at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Global threats can only be prevented with consolidated effort - Yuval Harari
13 September 2019

Global threats can only be prevented with consolidated effort - Yuval Harari

The global threats of the 21st century can only be prevented through the consolidated effort of all mankind, says Professor Yuval Harari of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, expressed when speaking at 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Ukraine is on the frontline of fight against dictatorship and imperialism - Yuval Harari
13 September 2019

Ukraine is on the frontline of fight against dictatorship and imperialism - Yuval Harari

Ukraine is on the frontline of the fight for freedom against internal dictatorship and external imperialism, and the future of liberal democracy in the world depends on its success, Professor Yuval Harari, of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 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.

13 September 2019

Ukraine should actively develop own historic cinema – author of Chernobyl TV series

Ukraine should more actively develop and support its own historic cinema, the author of the Chernobyl TV series, Craig Mazin, 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.

Happiness implies people’s ability to acknowledge their own mistakes  – creator of Chernobyl Series
13 September 2019

Happiness implies people’s ability to acknowledge their own mistakes – creator of Chernobyl Series

The ability to be self-critical is an inherent precondition for true happiness, believes the author of the idea and script for the successful Chernobyl TV series, Craig Mazin.

Think more of the future than the past, and act accordingly – Olafur Eliasson
13 September 2019

Think more of the future than the past, and act accordingly – Olafur Eliasson

People should focus more on the future, thinking about what is possible and evaluating their decisions, while looking forward, says artist Olafur Eliasson.

Niall Ferguson: the key to personal happiness is in the hands of individuals
13 September 2019

Niall Ferguson: the key to personal happiness is in the hands of individuals

The government and politicians cannot make people happy. Only individuals can achieve happiness for themselves, Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Niall Ferguson, said today in Kyiv.

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Petro Poroshenko
Petro Poroshenko
Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, 9th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2012
«The world has been ruled by the countries possessing oil and gas, but in the next decade the leadership will pass to countries possessing food and water»