How to overcome political fragmentation in Ukraine? Talk with Adrian Karatnycky. 5 June 2018, 7pm.

DATE: Tuesday, 5 June 2018

TIME: 7pm 

VENUE: 79 Holland Park  W11 3 SW

As Ukraine approaches presidential and legislative elections in 2019, polls show acute political fragmentation with no party or candidate receiving more than ten percent support. In addition polling shows alarmingly low trust levels for politicians of all stripes—reformers, government, populists, and pro-Russian forces alike. What accounts for this state of affairs? What does it mean for good governance and reform?

Talk with Adrian Karatnycky,  Senior Fellow and co-Director of the Ukraine in Europe Program, Atlantic Council (US)

The event is free but registration is required. Please click here to register.

The eventwill be moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of Ukrainian Institute London. 


Speaker's bio: 

Adrian Karatnycky is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter Initiative. He is a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council in the United States and director of its Ukraine-North America Dialogue. From 1993 until 2003, he was President of Freedom House, during which time he developed programs of assistance to democratic and human rights movements in Belarus, Serbia, Russia, and Ukraine and devised a range of long-term comparative analytic surveys of democracy and political reform. For twelve years he directed the benchmark survey Freedom in the World and was co-editor of the annualNations in Transit study of reform in the post-Communist world. He is a frequent contributor to Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, theFinancial Times, theInternational Herald Tribune, and many other periodicals. He is the co-author of three books on Soviet and post-Soviet themes.