On March 2, the New Europe Center held a public debate “G7 in Ukraine: Support, Criticism or Critical Support?”.
At the event, NEC Director Alyona Getmanchuk presented the first analysis of the role of G7 Support Group in implementation of important changes in Ukraine, with special emphasis on this year’s priorities of Canada, presiding in the Group. The document contains recommendations for G7 countries as well as for Ukraine how to strengthen the efficiency of this mechanism.
G7 Ambassadors, Ukrainian government officials and experts took part in the discussion.
Alyona GETMANCHUK, Director, New Europe Center
Roman WASCHUK, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada (Canada holds the G7 Presidency)
Hugues MINGARELLI, Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine
Dmytro SHYMKIV, Deputy Head, Presidential Administration, Secretary of the National Reforms Council
Helen FAZEY, Chargé d’affaires, British Embassy Kyiv
Wolfgang BINDSEIL, Deputy Head of the Diplomatic Mission of Germany
The public discussion will be held within the Think Tank Development Initiative for Ukraine (TTDI), carried out by the International Renaissance Foundation in partnership with the Think Tank Fund of the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE) with financial support of the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine.