“Good Neighbourliness?” - International conference on the political relations between the Visegrád Group and Ukraine

We cordially invite you to the joint conference of Policy Solutions and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) on the political relations between the Visegrád Group and Ukraine.
“Good Neighbourliness?” - International conference on the political relations between the Visegrád Group and Ukraine

Together with ambassadors and international experts, we will overview the possibility of Ukraine’s accession to the European Union; we will examine how each country from the central and eastern European region helps or holds back this process; and how the region is affected by the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.


Date and time of the event: 14 July 2017 (Friday) 10.00-12.30

Venue: Európa Pont, 1024, Budapest, Lövőház utca 35. (Millenáris Park)



10.00-10.20: Opening remarks

Mr. Tamás Boros, Co-director, Policy Solutions

Mr. Vassilis Ntousas, International Relations Policy Advisor, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)


10.20-10.50: Presentation: The Hungarian-Ukrainian relations since 2014

Mr. Dániel Bartha, Executive director, Centre for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy (CEID)


10.50-12.00: Ambassadors’ panel: The Visegrád countries and Ukraine

H.E. Rastislav Káčer, Ambassador of Slovakia to Hungary

H.E. Liubov Nepop, Ambassador of Ukraine to Hungary

H.E. Jerzy Snopek, Ambassador of Poland to Hungary


12.00-12.30: Reception


Moderator of the event: Krisztina Bombera (ATV)


The official languages of the conference are Hungarian and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.


Participation in the event is free of charge, but registration is required. Please register at info@policysolutions.hu till 7 July 2017.


We are looking forward to seeing you at the conference.


About Us

Policy Solutions is a progressive political research institute based in Budapest. It was founded in 2008 and it is committed to the values of liberal democracy, solidarity, equal opportunity, sustainability and European integration. The focus of Policy Solutions’ work is on understanding political processes in Hungary and the European Union. Among the pre-eminent areas of our research are the investigation of how the quality of democracy evolves, the analysis of factors driving euroscepticism, populism and the far-right, and election research. 



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