Online Expert Chat, 30-31 August 2021
What does sovereignty mean in our world, where countries are so interconnected? What attributes, symbols, stories make the country really independent?
30 years of independence – what have post-Soviet countries reached and accomplished, what failed, and why?
What are the main challenges and threats to their independence?
Are conflicts at the territories of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine the price for being independent?
Will membership in the European Union or NATO bring more or less independence and sovereignty to Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine?
What are the next 30 years prospects for our states?
Ostap Kryvdyk, Chair, “Ukraine and the World” programme at Ukrainian Catholic University Analytic Center (Ukraine)
Victoria Rosa, Foreign policy and security expert, specialised in Eastern European region (Moldova)
George Mchedlishvili, Ph.D., Associate Professor, European University (Georgia)
Mykola Kapitonenko, Ph.D., Co-Editor at UA: Ukraine Analytica, Associate Professor at Kyiv Institute of International Relations, Ukraine
Moderator – Hanna Shelest, Ph.D., Editor-in-chief, UA: Ukraine Analytica and Director of the Security Programs at Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism”
The event is organized by UA: Ukraine Analytica. This project is supported financially by the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation.