13 September 2019
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.

Ukraine gets ready for new hostage exchange and troop disengagement near Petrivske, Zolote – Volodymyr Zelensky
13 September 2019

Ukraine gets ready for new hostage exchange and troop disengagement near Petrivske, Zolote – Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukraine is preparing for another exchange of hostages, and to disengage troops near the settlements of Petrivske and Zolote in the Donbass region, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said today. Zelensky made these remarks in his address to the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting themed “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. 

Trust is the guarantee of a happy society – President of Finland
13 September 2019

Trust is the guarantee of a happy society – President of Finland

President of Finland, Sauli Niinisto, says he believes the two most important elements in building a strong and happy society are that every citizen trusts the others, and the state, and that each person feels a sense of belonging. The President, whose country regularly tops the ‘World Happiness Report’ expressed this view during his speech at the 16th Yalta Europan Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, taking place in Kyiv this week, and organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Oleg Sentsov calls for President Zelensky to fight for the urgent release of Ukrainian prisoners
13 September 2019

Oleg Sentsov calls for President Zelensky to fight for the urgent release of Ukrainian prisoners

Film director Oleg Sentsov, who was recently released from Russian captivity, has called for the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to fight for the urgent release of all Ukrainian prisoners. This was the key message of his 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.

International sanctions against Russia must be maintained until peace is restored – Volodymyr Zelensky
13 September 2019

International sanctions against Russia must be maintained until peace is restored – Volodymyr Zelensky

International sanctions against Russia must be maintained until peace is restored, said President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky as he gave the opening guest speech of the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

 

Ukrainians are optimistic about the future, says Victor Pinchuk
13 September 2019

Ukrainians are optimistic about the future, says Victor Pinchuk

Ukrainians are extremely optimistic about the future, despite being pessimistic in their assessment of the present, Victor Pinchuk, the founder of Yalta European Strategy (YES), Victor Pinchuk Foundation and EastOne Group, announced today. 

13 September 2019

Governments’ failure to make happiness a top priority is likely a key factor fueling populism, new global study shows

The current political, social and economic system is not working in increasing people’s happiness, a major international survey has shown. 

Greatest Historical Shifts are Driven by the Pursuit of Happiness – Bernard-Henri Levy
13 September 2019

Greatest Historical Shifts are Driven by the Pursuit of Happiness – Bernard-Henri Levy

The pursuit of happiness remains at the heart of the greatest shifts in human history – says philosopher and writer Bernard-Henri Levy.

Larry Summers
Larry Summers
Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University, 15th YES Annual Meeting, 2018
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