14 September 2019
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...
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.

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 European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

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.

Yuval Harari
Yuval Harari
Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 16th YES Annual Meeting, 2019
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