Shimon Peres: Speech at the 8th Annual Meeting of YES
10 October 2011

Shimon Peres: Speech at the 8th Annual Meeting of YES

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28 September 2011
The winners of educational programs of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation took part at the 8th Yalta Annual Meeting

The winners of educational programs of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation took part at the 8th Yalta Annual Meeting

Twenty three Zavtra.UA scholarship holders and five winners of the WorldWideStudies competition took part in the 8th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) held September 15 -18, 2011, in Livadia palace, Yalta.

17 September 2011
Global changes mean not only challenges but opportunities too – Kwasniewski

Global changes mean not only challenges but opportunities too – Kwasniewski

Fundamental changes taking place in the modern world give rise to challenges, as well as new opportunities, stated President of Poland (1995–2005), Chairman of the Board of YES Aleksander Kwasniwski at the concluding session of the 8th Yalta Annual Meeting

17 September 2011
To remain the global leader, the European Union should enlarge – Kwasniewski

To remain the global leader, the European Union should enlarge – Kwasniewski

Touching the changes in architecture of the global world order, Kwasniewski noted: “Nobody doubts that we are in the process which would build the world architecture in 21st century

17 September 2011
Ukraine possesses high economic potential which is not used in full – Aslund

Ukraine possesses high economic potential which is not used in full – Aslund

Ukraine, which current economic growth is equal to 4%, may double the growth rate and reach Turkey, which demonstrates 9% growth today. This statement was made by Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics, one of the leading world’s experts in Ukrainian economy, in the discussion on prospects of Turkey and Ukraine development. “Ukraine possesses high economic potential which is underused,” he said.

17 September 2011
Information society has been moving towards “global intelligence” – Milner

Information society has been moving towards “global intelligence” – Milner

Key global trends in the information sector will result in formation of a “global intelligence” composed of all people connected via PCs, declared Yuri Milner, founder of Russia-based Digital Sky Technologies, during the discussion “Key Trends That Will Shape Tomorrow’s World” at the 8th Yalta forum of YES.

17 September 2011
Globalization changes the context of religion - Tony Blair

Globalization changes the context of religion - Tony Blair

Religion in XXI century will play an important role in society development as before, and if politicians underestimate the need for peaceful coexistence of religions, this may result in conservation and exacerbation of the existing conflicts and may give rise to new ones. This idea was voiced out in the course of discussion “Key Trends That Will Shape Tomorrow’s World” by Anthony Charles Lynton (Tony) Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1997 – 2007) at the 8th Annual Meeting of YES.

17 September 2011
We should widen understanding of what Europe is – Jagland

We should widen understanding of what Europe is – Jagland

Commitment to freedom and human rights is one of the key forces in modern society, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thornbjorn Jagland said in the course of discussing human right and democracy in wider Europe at the 8th Yalta Annual Meeting of YES.

17 September 2011
Agreement with the EU should include the perspective of Ukraine’s membership in the European Union – Azarov

Agreement with the EU should include the perspective of Ukraine’s membership in the European Union – Azarov

Prime Minister of Ukraine, Mykola Azarov, believes that the agreements with the EU to be signed soon should include prospects for Ukraine’s membership in the European Union. The leader of Ukrainian government declared so during the discussion “Eastern Europe and the Role of Ukraine” at 8th Yalta Meeting of YES.

17 September 2011
Ukraine and Moldova need European perspective – Filat

Ukraine and Moldova need European perspective – Filat

Clear prospects for membership in the European Union is necessary for Ukraine and Moldova, Prime Minister of Moldova Vladimir Filat stated in the discussion “Eastern Europe and the Role of Ukraine” at 8th Yalta Meeting of YES.

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Larry Summers, 8th Director of the National Economic Council of the USA, 8th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2011
«The only way to overcome the global economic crisis is to increase the demand »