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Gorshenin Institute to host discussion on consequences of Brussels attacks for Europe, Ukraine

Roundtable participants: Nalyvaychenko, Pashynskiy, Olena Sotnik.

Gorshenin Institute to host discussion on consequences of Brussels attacks for Europe, Ukraine
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A roundtable "Consequences of terrorist attacks in Brussels for Europe and Ukraine" will be held at Gorshenin Institute at noon on Thursday (24 March).

Organized by: Gorshenin Institute.

Questions to be discussed:

  1. Intensification of terrorism in Europe: causes and consequences.
  2. What consequences can terrorist attacks in Brussels lead to?
  3. Is Ukraine facing the same terrorist threats as Europe? What is common?
  4. How will approaches to providing European security change? How will this influence Ukraine and Ukrainians?
  5. What will Europe and Ukraine have to sacrifice for the sake of the security?
  6. Is the formation of the general system of countering international terrorism possible?
  7. Terrorism as an instrument in a hybrid war of particular states.

Roundtable participants:

  1. Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in 2006-2010, 2014-2015.
  2. Serhiy Pashynskiy, MP, head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defence.
  3. Olena Sotnik, MP, co-head of the Group for Inter Parliamentary Relations with the Kingdom of Belgium.
  4. Oleh Pokalchuk, social psychologist.
  5. Vadym Omelchenko, President of Gorshenin Institute (online video-conference from France).
  6. Bohdan Ferens, founder of the association "Social and Democratic Platform" 

Moderator: Sonya Koshkina, editor-in-chief of LB.ua

For accreditation, call (044) 230 49 62.

Any coverage of the event must mention the discussion organizer – Gorshenin Institute.

Gorshenin Institute address: 18b, Mala Zhytomyrska Street, Kiev (enter through the arch from Mykhaylivskyy Lane).