International conference "What does Ukraine's road to the EU look like?"

August 19, 2023

Representatives of Razumkov Centre — co-director of foreign policy and international security programmes M. Pashkov and energy programmes director V. Omelchenko — took part in the international conference "What does Ukraine's road to the EU look like?", dedicated to the problems and prospects of its European integration. As part of the panel discussion, the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration O. Stefanishyna, the First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada O. Kornienko, the Deputy Prime Minister for the Reconstruction of Ukraine O. Kubrakov, the Head of the EU Delegation in Ukraine M. Maasikas, ex-advisor to the President of France A. Adam, Vice Prime Minister of Moldova N. Popescu shared their views.

The conference was also attended by government officials, politicians and public figures from Ukraine and partner countries. In general, the discussion focused on the set of problems of the current state and prospects of relations between Kyiv and Brussels, in particular, the agenda of the current pro-European reforms, ways of rebuilding the country, preparation for negotiations on Ukraine's membership in the EU. The participants of the event devoted special attention to the challenges and tasks of Ukraine’s economic integration in the European market, current problems in the field of strengthening democratic institutions, protection of human rights, ensuring the rule of law.