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Belarus After Ukraine

April 22, 2014 // 2:30pm4:45pm

Pact, with the assistance of USAID, brought a delegation of Belarusian civic activists and policy analysts to Washington, DC to brief Washington-based stakeholders on developments and trends in the politics, economy and civil society of Belarus.

The Kennan Institute hosted the delegation for a panel discussion of civil society achievements as well as the security, political, and economic impact of Ukrainian developments on Belarus - particularly the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

 
Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Hon. Kenneth S. Yalowitz // Global Fellow
    Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus from 1994-1997 and to Georgia from 1998-2001
  • Matthew Rojansky // Director, Kennan Institute
  • Senior Fellow, Central European Policy Institute; Project Director, Pact; Fellow at the Central European Policy Institute
  • Volha Charnysh // Kennan Research Scholar
    Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University
  • Research Manager, Belarus Institute for Public Administration Reform (BIPART)
  • Senior Analyst, Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies
  • Director, Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Studies
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Event Sessions: 

14:30-15:30         Panel One: The State of Civil Society and Domestic Politics

Moderator: Hon. Kenneth Yalowitz: Global Fellow, Kennan Institute; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republics of Belarus and Georgia

Volha Charnysh: Kennan Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Balazs Jarabik: Project Director, Pact

Ina Ramasheuskaya: Research Manager, Belarus Institute for Public Administration Reform (BIPART)

 

15:30-15:45         Break

 

15:45-16:45        Panel Two: Impact of Regional Events on Foreign Policy

Moderator: Matthew Rojansky: Director, Kennan Institute

Dzianis Melyantsou: Senior Analyst, Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies

Arsenij Sivitski: Director, Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Studies

 

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