War and Reforms in Ukraine: An Impossible Duo? - panel discussion

VoxUkraine and Ukrainian Institute in London

present a panel discussion

“War and Reforms in Ukraine: An Impossible Duo?” 

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 7.00PM

at the Ukrainian Institute in London, 79 Holland Park, London W11 3SW 

Reform event

The discussion will cover the latest political and economic developments in Ukraine with a focus on reform agenda and the role of local experts and international community in promoting reforms in the country. Ukraine’s challenge is to protect its independence and integrity, stabilize the economy, and rebuild the army and to reform all public institutions at the same time. How to win the war on these two fronts?

Our guest speakers will share their unique insight on this impossible duo.

Erik Berglof, Chief Economist and Special Adviser to the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

David Lubin, Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Economics at Citi

Dimitry Sologoub, Editorial Board Member, VoxUkraine; Head of Research, Raiffeisen Bank Aval

Andrew Wilson, Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations; Reader in Ukrainian Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University College London

Moderator: Andy Hunder, Director, the Ukrainian Institute in London

VoxUkraine (http://voxukraine.org) is a portal set up to discuss developments in Ukraine. VoxUkraine aims to promote research-based policy analysis and commentary by leading scholars, policymakers and businessmen, and generate the wide support for implementing comprehensive structural reforms in Ukraine

Ukrainian Institute in London (http://ukrainianinstitute.org.uk) develops and promotes a greater awareness, understanding and knowledge of Ukrainian history, language, current affairs, business, economy, literature, religion and culture through educational, professional and networking activities.

Supported by: Ukrainian-British City ClubUCL: PlatformUkraine 

The event will be held in English.

Admission is free, but please register at info@ukrainianinstitute.org.uk