What’s happening in Eastern Europe? Ukraine, Belarus, the Eastern Partnership, and the Black Sea Region. - Online event

July 21, 2021
UW and KSF are holding a joint online event on major security, political challenges in Eastern Europe. Join us!

When: 29 July, 5pm EEST

Where: Zoom event, Facebook broadcast.

Language: English

Recording available later on social media accounts of UkraineWorld and Kyiv Security Forum (Facebook, Youtube)

Registration: https://bit.ly/3xXBBQm

Registered guests will receive an invitation to the Zoom event by email.

Organized by: Internews Ukraine, UkraineWorld.org, Kyiv Security Forum


  • Danylo Lubkivsky, Director of the Kyiv Security Forum, Ukrainian diplomat, former Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister
  • Andrew Wilson, Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations
  • Katsiaryna Shmatsina, Rethink.CEE fellow at the German Marshall Fund, Research Fellow at the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies
  • Hanna Shelest, Security Studies Programme Director at Ukrainian Prism, Chief Editor at UA: Ukraine Analytica
  • Sergi Kapanadze, Professor at Caucasus University and Ilia State University, former Vice-Speaker of the Georgian parliament, former Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister


  • Volodymyr Yermolenko, Analytics Director at Internews Ukraine, Chief Editor at UkraineWorld.org, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist

This is a joint event organized by UkraineWorld and the Kyiv Security Forum focused on major security and political developments in Eastern Europe: Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, other Eastern Partnership countries, and the Black Sea region. The event will attempt to look at the region as a whole, as well as assess its recent key security and political challenges and trends. Well-known experts from Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, and the UK will speak at the event.

This discussion is made possible by the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) project “Media Program in Ukraine” implemented by the international organization Internews. All thoughts expressed during the event are the sole responsibility of the speakers.