NEC Club with Deputy Prime Minister and Ambassadors of the European states and Canada
13 October 2020, 10:46


After the EU-Ukraine summit and receiving the NATO Enhanced Opportunities partner status (EOP) by Ukraine the New Europe Center has held on October 12 the informal meeting within the traditional NEC Club.

The event became a unique opportunity for the government, parliament and a number of key embassies (the US, Germany, UK, Canada, France, EU Delegation in Ukraine and NATO in Ukraine) to discuss the current agenda in Ukraine’s relations with the EU and NATO, as well as the reform process in Ukraine.

Olha Stefanishyna, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine became the special guest of the event. Director Alyona Getmanchuk, First Deputy Director Sergiy Solodkyy and Senior Research fellow Leo Litra represented New Europe Center.



Moderator – Alyona Getmanchuk, Director of the New Europe Center

Participants of the event:

  • Olha Stefanishyna, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine
  • Andriy Kostyn, Verkhovna Rada, Head of the parliamentary Committee on legal policy issues
  • Dmytro Natalukha, Verkhovna Rada, Head of the parliamentary Committee on economic development
  • Anka Feldhusen, Embassy of Germany, Ambassador
  • Etienne de Poncins, Embassy of France, Ambassador
  • Melinda Simmons, UK Embassy, Ambassador
  • Larisa Galadza, Embassy of Canada, Ambassador
  • Artur Gebal, EU Deletion to Ukraine, Head of Political Section
  • Vineta Kleine, NATO Information and Documentation Centre, Director
  • David Gehrenbeck, US Embassy, Political Counselor
  • Daria Haidai, Office of Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, adviser to Vice Prime Minister
  • Sergiy Solodkyy, First Deputy Director, the New Europe Center
  • Leo Litra, Senior Research Fellow, the New Europe Center
  • Serhiy Sydorenko, Editor-in-chief, European Pravda


We would like to offer to your attention some of the New Europe Center last policy papers on the European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine, which attracted the high interest of the invited guests of the NEC Club.


Please find the pictures from the event here.



Захід відбувся відбувся у партнерстві з Офісом Віцепрем’єрки з питань європейської та євроатлантичної інтеграції та в рамках Ініціативи з розвитку аналітичних центрів в Україні, яку виконує Міжнародний фонд “Відродження” у партнерстві з Ініціативою відкритого суспільства для Європи (OSIFE) за фінансової підтримки Посольства Швеції в Україні.

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