20/06/2023
19:00 - 21:00
London, UK (Hybrid)
Ukraine’s (post)war economy
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The Russian aggression against Ukraine in February 2022 shook the world and has caused immense suffering and destruction in the invaded country. Aggravating the damage caused since the invasion of 2014, adding to the pre-existing economic problems, pandemic socio-economic damages, the war drags on and with it grows the scope of destruction of human life, livelihoods, and future prospects.

How does Ukraine link building an economy to secure victory in the war with long-term goal of sustainable development and strengthening the resiliency of its democracy? How can its EU candidate status be leveraged by Ukrainian opponents of neoliberal frameworks and policies? The economic reform and their nature and the role of the EU do and will play a crucial role in determining the shape of Ukraine to come.

The new book ‘Europe and the war in Ukraine‘ published by FEPS aims to answer many of those fundamental questions. As the London Ukraine Recovery conference is upon us, we built on the book and beyond in the discussion of Ukraine’s losses, prospects, proposals on the table and those that are lacking. Whither Ukraine and/in Europe? Our roundtable aimed to deliver some crucial answers and set out trajectories for the future.

Participants:

  • Uwe Optenhögel is the Vice President of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies
  • Tasha Lomonosova is a Senior Policy Advisor at Cedos and a member of the Social Movement /Sotsialny Rukh, UA
  • Yuliya Yurchenko is Senior Lecturer in Political Economy at the University of Greenwich
  • Edward Knudsen is a Doctoral Researcher in International Relations at the University of Oxford
  • Luke Cooper is the Director of Peace Rep’s Ukraine programme at the LSE
  • Bohdan Ferens is the Founder of the Social-Democratic Platform of Ukraine
  • Andriy Korniychuk is the Policy Analyst on International Relations at FEPS

With an introduction by PEGFA co-director, Ozlem Onaran

Network
Amicus Europæ
Fondation Jean-Jaurès
Foundation Max van der Stoel (FMS)
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Kalevi Sorsa Foundation
Karl Renner Institut
London School of Economics and Political Science
University of Greenwich
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