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The Challenges Ahead - Europe and the World: A Conversation with the Foreign Minister of Ukraine

The recent global developments indicate a significant challenge to the world’s status quo: globalization is undermined by far-right shifts in Europe, Russia attempts to challenge the existing international order by redrawing borders, and the global economic outlook looks pessimistic as China’s economy matures and cools down.
Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity of 2014 had happened when these dramatic shifts just started to unfold. After sweeping the corrupted government, Ukraine has begun a brand new chapter of its modern history seeking to strengthen democratic institutions and achieve more integration with the EU. At the same time, Ukraine has to defend its borders violated by the neighboring Russia – one of the guarantors of Ukraine’s sovereignty according to the 1994 Budapest Memorandum. 
H.E. Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin will offer his vision of the current developments  in Europe and globally in the aftermath of the Brexit amid growing populist sentiments. He will share his perspective on the new security architecture in Europe, on the role of international organizations, and prerequisites for a new world order.
Lobby,
Oei Tiong Ham Building,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
469C Bukit Timah Road,
Singapore 259772
Mon 16 January 2017
05:15 PM - 06:30 PM

H.E. Pavlo Klimkin

H.E. Pavlo Klimkin

Foreign Minister of Ukraine

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Prof Francesco Mancini

Prof Francesco Mancini

Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs) and Visiting Associate Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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