Public discussion 

What reforms are needed in Ukraine to secure its aspirations toward EU Membership?


An Initiative of the UN Secretary General Global Compact in Poland, the Kiev Dialogue and the Open Dialog Foundation

The discussion was centred around three key questions and areas:

* Can new cooperation concepts (such as the Intermarum - Baltic Sea project) be of any help?
* To what extent is the reform experience of Georgia and Moldova compatible with the Ukrainian reality?
* What should be the role and strategy of Poland, the Baltic states and the EU in the long-term cooperation with Ukraine?

Key panellists:

Janusz Piechociński, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy of Poland
Yevhen Bystrytsky,Executive Director, Renaissance Foundation, Kiev
Volodymyr Omelyan, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine
Kalman Mizsei, Head of the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine

Other attendees:
members of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, members of the Supreme Council of Ukraine, members of the European Parliament, ambassadors of Moldova, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, representatives of non-governmental organisations from Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine, independent journalists and representatives of the democratic opposition in Russia, experts in foreign policy of Central and Eastern Europe, journalists and entrepreneurs.

The event took place within the renowned European Forum for New Ideas, held in Sopot, Poland.