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The Association Agreement: A pearl of great value at risk of loss

Policy Brief

The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement text processing is almost complete. Under favorable circumstances, in the span of this year, the Agreement could become a signpost for socially important reforms, ensuring the irreversibility of Ukraine's European integration, confirming the final choice in favor of the European model of social and economic development. Yet, political risks arising from erosion of democracy in Ukraine, question the results of the negotiation process and further progress. more…

January 30, 2012

Retrospective 2011

The year 2011 was once again a very eventful year for the KAS office in Ukraine. One important highlight was the visit of EPP President Wilfried Martens, who came to visit Kiev in September. Additionally, the successful trinational dialogue journey "Europe in a Suitcase" as well as the seminar sequences "Remembering for the Future" and "Higher School of Politics" were continued. A retrospective in images reminds us of the most important events of 2011. more…

Event Reports | January 5, 2012

European Values for Ukraine

Speech by EPP President Wilfried Martens, Club of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, 14 September 2011

‘Only the Spoken word Prevails’ Speech by EPP President Wilfried Martens ‘European Values for Ukraine’ Club of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung 14 September 2011, Kiev Hotel Intercontinental more…

Event Reports | September 14, 2011

Ukrainian Media Landscape 2010

The press, radio and television of Ukraine are gradually overcoming the state of deep crisis. Although, as a result of advertising market growth the amount of inde-pendent publications increased, there are still many problems left. Most of mass media represent the interests of one or another financial and political group. Unfortunately, very overestimated figures of newspaper editions, biased popularity ratings, grants and sponsoring payments for so called information support are becoming a norm. more…

May 30, 2011

Ukraine in the World 2011

“What do they know of England who only England know?” Rudyard Kipling’s famous remark is as suitable for Ukraine, as it is for every other country on the globe: Without knowledge of the external world you don’t know your own country. Comparing the progress of nations is a useful thing, if you want to know where your nation stands. And without this knowledge, how can you judge the progress or regress of the country? Ukraine in the World 2011 with its international statistics thus comes at the right time. more…

Nico Lange | May 18, 2011