The New Europe Center’s team organized a public discussion on Ukraine-Italy relations in a wider European context on 6 March. During the event, Kateryna Zarembo, NEC Deputy Director presented her research. Other invited speakers were Davide La Cecilia, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Ukraine; Yevhen Perelygin, Ambassador of Ukraine in Italy (Skype); Vasyl Khymynets, Director-General of the First European Directorate General in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. The event was moderated by Sergiy Solodkyy, NEC First Deputy Director.
Here are some key points which were discussed during the event:
• How should Ukraine develop its relations with the current Italian government?
• What are Italy’s strategic interests towards Ukraine?
• Italy’s influence on the EU future and its relations with Eastern Europe.
You can read the full version of Kateryna Zarembo’s discussion paper here.