Science is the only reserve for global development in the modern world, as it is capable of turning into a key driver for effective search of responses to global challenges, Shimon Peres, President of the State of Israel, stated in his special speech at the 8th Yalta Annual Meeting of YES.
In today’s world the ability of countries to cooperate and seek answers to the global challenges together becomes especially important, states Chairman of the Board of YES, President of Poland (1995-2005) Aleksander Kwasniewski.
Now more than ever, an individual, a country and the global community should be prompt, strong and clever to effectively face global challenges arising in all areas and being multiplied at the new qualitative level, stated Victor Pinchuk, YES founder and Board Member, Ukrainian businessman and public figure at the opening the 8th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy.
A discussion dedicated to the problems and prospects for Eastern Europe development is on the agenda of the 8th Yalta Annual Meeting. Particular attention of the session will be focused on the role of Ukraine in development of the region’s economy and relationships of the Eastern European countries with their largest neighbours – the European Union and Russia.
The world’s preeminent economist and publicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics 2008 Paul Krugman will appear at the 8th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) with his special speech entitled “The Future of Western Democracy and Market Economy”. The speech will be delivered in the evening of the first conference day – Friday, September 16.
The 8th Yalta Annual Meeting entitled “Ukraine and the World: Common Challenges, Common Future”, organized by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, will take place in Livadia Palace, Ukraine from 15th to 18th of September 2011.