Presentation of British Think Tank Chatham House Report "Struggle for Ukraine"

December 12, 2017

On 11 December 2017, Chatham House, Razumkov Centre and the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have held a joint event in the conference hall of the latter, where a report of the British think tank Chatham House was presented titled "The Struggle for Ukraine".

The presentation gathered a full hall of parliament and government representatives, diplomatic offices and international organisations, think tanks and independent experts.

Study authors James Sherr, Timothy Ash, Janet Gunn and Orysia Lutsevych talked about the evolution of security dilemmas that Ukraine and Europe are facing at the moment, evaluated the current tasks of reforming Ukraine's economy, discussed today's challenges and tasks for the civil society, without forgetting about the key problem – the fight against corruption.

Overall, "The Struggle for Ukraine" report aims to sum up the main challenges, successes and failures in foreign and domestic policy since the time of Euromaidan: from those related to security in connection with the Russian aggression to the need for comprehensive reforms and modernisation of the Ukrainian state. Full English text of the report is available here.

In the discussion, the Razumkov Centre was represented by Lead Expert of Political and Legal Programmes Viktor Zamiatin and Co-director of Foreign Policy and International Security Programmes Oleksii Melnyk. The event was moderated by the Director of Diplomatic Academy Serhii Korsunskyi.

Chatham House is an almost century-old think tank recognised as one of the best not just in the United Kingdom, but also globally. In 2015, within the framework of this think tank, a Ukrainian Forum was launched as a unique platform for research and debate.