16 September 2017
Peace can only be achieved with willing partners – Tony Blair
16 September 2017

Peace can only be achieved with willing partners – Tony Blair

Peace can only be achieved if all parties involved want peace, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1997-2007) Tony Blair believes....
16 September 2017

58% Europeans support Ukraine’s joining NATO, and 48% are for Ukraine’s joining the European Union: findings of an opinion poll by KANTAR PUBLIC, commissioned by Yalta European Strategy (YES)

58% Europeans support Ukraine’s joining NATO, and only 48% are for Ukraine’s joining the European Union. This is evidenced by the findings of an opinion poll held by KANTAR PUBLIC and commissioned by Yalta European Strategy (YES).

Ukraine urgently needs judicial tools to prosecute corrupt officials – Volodymyr Groysman
16 September 2017

Ukraine urgently needs judicial tools to prosecute corrupt officials – Volodymyr Groysman

Ukraine urgently needs to set up an efficient, independent judicial body to prosecute corrupt officials, Ukrainian Prime Minister, Volodymyr Groysman has said at the 14th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Government has not stepped back from its intention to implement land reform
16 September 2017

Government has not stepped back from its intention to implement land reform

The Ukrainian Government has not stepped back from its intention to implement land reform, said the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, at the 14th Annual Meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Russia's proposals for peacekeepers in Donbas should be treated with caution - Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, UK
16 September 2017

Russia's proposals for peacekeepers in Donbas should be treated with caution - Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, UK

“Russia's proposals for sending peacekeepers to Donbas, under the auspices of the UN should be treated with caution,” said Alan Duncan, Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom, at the 14th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

16 September 2017

Ukraine-European Union Agreement on the Free Trade Area needs to be updated, according to Nataliia Mykolska

“The Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area agreement between Ukraine and the EU needs to be updated”, said the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, and Trade Representative of Ukraine, Nataliia Mykolska at the 14th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting organized by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Rasmussen: EU and Ukraine need a new milestone in their relationship
16 September 2017

Rasmussen: EU and Ukraine need a new milestone in their relationship

Proposing an EU-Ukraine Customs Union would create an incentive for further pro-European reforms in Ukraine, according to Ukrainian Presidential Adviser Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

15 September 2017

14th YES Annual Meeting: the headlines from day one

President Poroshenko and YES founder Victor Pinchuk open the day’s discussion – calling for the return of territorial integrity and unity and solidarity in the face of aggression

Election Reform is Stuck - Shymkiv
15 September 2017

Election Reform is Stuck - Shymkiv

Election system reform is stuck and the key to its future progress is in the hands of the members of parliament and the chairman of the National Reforms Council, the Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Administration, Dmytro Shymkiv, has said. Shymkiv was speaking at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy hosted by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

Andriy Kobolyev: ensuring gas transit is a matter of security, not just economy
15 September 2017

Andriy Kobolyev: ensuring gas transit is a matter of security, not just economy

It is strategically important to ensure gas transit not just for economic reasons but for containing Russia’s further aggression against Ukraine, CEO of Naftogaz Ukrayiny Andriy Kobolyev said at the 14th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

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Ray Kurzweil
Inventor, Author, Futurist, 15th Yalta Annual Meeting, 2018
«Even though we have the most powerful technology and the most powerful military technology, this is the most peaceful time in human history.»