12 July 2008

In 2011, Poland to give Ukraine a unique chance for the EU integration strengthening, says Kwasniewski

The President of Poland in 1995-2005 and member of the Board of the Yalta European Strategy (YES), in the course of "Ukraine: Agenda 2020" discussion held on the Plenary Session of the 5th annual YES...
12 July 2008
In 2020 it will be easier for Ukraine to enter the EU, says Rar

In 2020 it will be easier for Ukraine to enter the EU, says Rar

Alexander Rahr, Programme Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations, Member of the Board of YES, thinks Ukraine should draw up the EU integration program considering the changes, which will occur in the EU by the year 2020.

12 July 2008
US policy in relation to Ukraine shall not change substantially after November elections, say YES summit discussion participants

US policy in relation to Ukraine shall not change substantially after November elections, say YES summit discussion participants

The US policy in relation to Ukraine shall hardly undergo substantial changes after this year's upcoming November presidential elections. The candidates have similar strategies with the key element of supporting Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration. 

12 July 2008
Victor Pinchuk: Ukrainian authorities and politicians should be aware of global crises risks

Victor Pinchuk: Ukrainian authorities and politicians should be aware of global crises risks

The issues of 5th annual YES summit agenda are the main questions of the world agenda too. So stated Victor Pinchuk, a founder and Member of the Board of Yalta European Strategy, in his address to journalists

12 July 2008
Reaching economic stability without democracy is impossible, says Saakashvili

Reaching economic stability without democracy is impossible, says Saakashvili

Radical reforms within "Young Democratic States" are impossible without overcoming the cultural stereotypes, kept as a heritage of the Soviet times. This has been stated by Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, in his speech on the Plenary Session "Building Democracy and Market Economy in the Black Sea Region" of the 5th annual Yalta European Strategy (YES) summit.

11 July 2008
EU and Ukraine may complete the technical preparation of Free Trade Area building by the end of 2009

EU and Ukraine may complete the technical preparation of Free Trade Area building by the end of 2009

At the same time, representatives of Ukrainian state power and business community consider the preparation of the Area's format should be more thorough in order to minimize the risks for Ukrainian economy in relation to FTA building. 

11 July 2008
Crisis in Lisbon treaty ratification should not slow down Ukraine’s movement to Europe, say YES summit discussion participants

Crisis in Lisbon treaty ratification should not slow down Ukraine’s movement to Europe, say YES summit discussion participants

Such opinion has been stated by the participants of "The Future of the European Union" discussion, held within the Plenary Session of the 5th annual Yalta European Strategy summit.

11 July 2008
Inflation hazards long-term competitiveness of Ukraine - Strauss-Kahn

Inflation hazards long-term competitiveness of Ukraine - Strauss-Kahn

Current inflation rate in Ukraine hazards country's long-term competitiveness, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF Managing Director, said on Friday during the press briefing at the 5th annual summit of Yalta European Strategy (YES). 

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Yuri Milner, Founder, DST Global (via TV link), 9th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2012
«What I have personally seen in the last twenty years is a gradual slowdown in investment levels in fundamental science»