21 September 2013

Ukraine has never been so close to the EU as it is now – Alexander Kwaśniewski

Ukraine is a hair’s breadth away from signing the Association Agreement with the European Union, but the country still needs to fulfil several conditions, which are requisite in the EU’s opinion, stated the President of Poland (1995 - 2005), and Chairman of the YES Board, Alexander Kwaśniewski on Saturday in Livadia Palace in Yalta, summarizing the results of the 10th Annual Meeting of YES “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success”.

21 September 2013

Signing the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement is only the beginning of the journey - Arseniy Yatsenyuk

The Vilnius Summit in November, at which Ukraine and the European Union may sign their Association Agreement is only the beginning of the journey.  After that  the country will need to prove its capacity to fulfill its new obligations, and the government will need to contain results-oriented people, stated Member of Parliament of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk  (“Batkivshchyna” faction).

21 September 2013

Tigipko names the three biggest issues for Ukraine

Ukraine should be more democratic, improve the standards of market economy and implement a more effective social policy, said MP Serhiy Tigipko, Party of Regions faction, at the YES 10th Annual Meeting “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success” on Saturday, at the Livadia Palace in Yalta.

21 September 2013

Signing the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement is an opportunity to implement systemic reforms in Ukraine – Vitali Klitschko

Signing the planned Association Agreement with the European Union this November, in Vilnius, is a chance to implement systemic reforms. Vitali Klitschko, MP of Ukraine, Chairman of the “UDAR” Party, and leader of the namesake parliamentary faction, stated at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy.

21 September 2013

Ukraine needs institutional change, leading economic experts believe

Ukraine needs time to decide on its position relative to the countries it neighbours,  stated the President of Kyiv School of Economics, Pavlo Sheremeta, at the 10th Annual Meeting of YES “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success” on Saturday in Livadia Palace, Crimea.

21 September 2013

The lack of structural reforms and high pressure on private business give birth to macroeconomic and fiscal problems - Roubini

The economic problems of Ukraine are very similar to the current situation in other developing markets – in particular, Indonesia and South Africa. This topic was covered by Professor of Stern School of Business, Nouriel Roubini, at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy.

21 September 2013

Nouriel Roubini tells the Yalta meeting what factors will determine the development of the economy over the next five years

Over the next five years, global economic development will be determined by four key trends that have already emerged. This was the topic of the speech the world-renowned economic analyst, Professor of the Leonard Stern School of Business, Nouriel Roubini, gave to the 10th Annual Meeting of  the Yalta European Strategy “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success”.

21 September 2013

European integration is the future of Ukraine – Petro Poroshenko

Over half of Ukrainians support the European ambitions of Ukraine, stated Ukrainian Member of Parliament and businessman, Petro Poroshenko at the 10th Annual Meeting of YES “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success” on Saturday in Yalta.

21 September 2013

Signing the Association Agreement with the EU could lead to a deterioration in the Ukraine’s balance of trade - Sergey Glazyev

Signing the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, which is scheduled for late November, could lead to Ukraine defaulting, said Advisor to the Russian President, Sergey Glazyev, on Saturday in Yalta, during the YES 10th Annual Meeting “Changing Ukraine in a Changing World: Factors of Success “.

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Maxim Timchenko
Maxim Timchenko
CEO, DTEK, 9th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2012
«I have a great belief that with the help and participation of our European partners we can overcome all obstacles and make the energy sector a real driving force for Ukraine’s integration into the EU»