On March 17 Europe without barriers has presented its annual report-2016 and organization’s strategy for years 2016-2018. Free discussion on perspectives of freedom of movement and scenarios of further development of mobility issues was hold in the framework of the presentation.
The event has gathered approximately 40 participants representing partner organizations, European diplomatic missions, and Ukrainian authorities.
In a close but diverse circle the participants fruitfully communicated the wide range of topics – from visas and visa waiver to migration and populism, aviation development, and visions of future.
Executive director of EWB Iryna Sushko has opened conversation having invited to speech organization’s partners: executive director of International Renaissaince Foundation, the Cooperation Project Coordinator of the Embassy of Sweden Vasyl Romaniuk and Head of the State Migration Service Maxym Sokoliuk.
After opening speeches EWB’s analyst Kateryna Kulchytska has presented the annual report of the organization.
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Also Europe without barriers has awarded its partners with certificates of recognition of their achievement and long-term partnership.
Strategy of Europe without barriers 2016–2018 (In English)
Then the discussion «Freedom of movement and security in times of new challenges: scenarios, risks and perspectives» has started with participation of Oleksandr Sushko, Research Director at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Volodymyr Yermolenko, Director of European projects, CO Internews, Olena Halushka, Head of International Relations, Reanimation Package of Reforms, Pavlo Kravchuk, Communications manager, Europe without Barriers.
Afterwards guests continued communication in free style
EWB would like to thank for participation in discussion and comments to :
Hanna Tishchenko, head of visa department, MFA of Ukraine
Yulia Ryzhykh, IOM
Yulia Goncharova, Government office for European and Euro-Atlantic integration
Janos Kollar, Head of the Consular Section, Embassy of Hungary
Olena Lobova, Change Communications
and to all participants of the meeting
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