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Conference Explores Ukraine’s European Integration

February 21 – As part of the Accurate Reflection of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in Ukrainian Media project, Internews Ukraine, the Solidarity Foundation of Poland and Lviv’s Lion Association, hosted a conference for Ukrainian regional journalists, representatives of nongovernmental organizations and state institutions administering Ukraine’s European and Euro-Atlantic integration.

Several topics were addressed and discussed at the conference:  Ukraine’s European Union integration communication strategy; the news media’s role in Ukraine’s transition to European standards; the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement’s influence on Ukrainian society; and, Ukraine’s regional media experience covering the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

Conference speakers included:  John Pennell, Deputy Director of the USAID Regional Mission for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova; Krzysztof Stanovsky, President of the Polish Foundation for International Solidarity (the Solidarity Foundation); Kostyantyn Kvurt, Internews Ukraine’s Board Chair; Yevhen Hlibovytsky, Managing Partner of the ProMova firm and Nestor Group moderator; and Yaroslav Hrytsak, Professor of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.

For more information: visit our partner Internews Ukraine website