|Round table “European Integration of Ukraine: from myth to reality”|
November 4, 2014 a round table “The European integration of Ukraine: from myth to reality” was held at the press center «Paritet» (Odessa). The event was organized by the affiliates of the Center for European Integration Studies in Ukraine (Lithuania), the Center for Civic Initiatives (Lviv), the Center for International Law and Justice (Odessa).
The round table brought together social activists, representatives of local NGOs, academics, students and journalists.
The speeches made by experts have raised keen interest on the part of participants. Vladimir Gorbach (Ukraine) in the report “The significance of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the procedure for its implementation” has thoroughly and in detail told about the main stages of the implementation of the Agreement, particular incarnation of certain provisions of the document and its strategic importance for Ukraine`s development. Lithuanian expert Marius Laurinavičius in his report “Myths and reality of European integration of Ukraine: a View from Lithuania” has dispelled the main false stereotypes prevalent in the Ukrainian society.
The event was made possible through the financial support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.
Video of the event.