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The Ukrainian Conflict - Lecture by Ambassador of Ukraine

Where
Anzac Memorial
Anzac Memorial
Southern end of Hyde Park, Sydney NSW 2000
Lower Level
When

Tuesday 25 June from 1pm to 2pm

Cost

Adult: $15.00RUSI NSW Members: FreeMilitary serving personnel in Uniform: Free

The Ukrainian Conflict

Geopolitical conflicts can affect us all

Speaker: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia, Vasyl Myroshnychenko. 

Vasyl Myroshnychenko resumed the functions of the Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia on April 1, 2022.

Vasyl is a co-founder of Ukraine Crisis Media Center, a media NGO set up in early March of 2014 aimed at amplifying Ukraine’s voice internationally. He was in charge of numerous projects and campaigns during 2014-2019.

In 2015-2016, he was a Head of Board of Professional Government Association, an NGO which has united Ukrainian alumni of the Western Universities with a goal of mobilising talent for the economic, legal and judicial reforms in Ukraine.

He sat on the board of the Ukrainian-British City Club, a London-based organisation promoting UK-Ukraine trade and investment relations between 2007-2022.

In 2018, Vasyl was a Marshall Memorial Fellow, a prestigious leadership program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

In 2002-2004, Vasyl was a President of the European Youth Parliament-Ukraine, an international youth NGO.

He was a Chevening Scholar and earned MSc in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2006, UK). He also holds MA and BA degrees in international relations from Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Shevchenko University (2002, 2003). Vasyl is a graduate of the Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry program at Iacocca Institute, Lehigh University (2002, USA) and Swedish Institute Management Program (Sweden, 2009) and a two-week intensive course on public affairs and advocacy from the Center of Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University in Washington, DC (USA, 2014).  

Be Informed : The librarians at RUSI NSW have created this reading list, it provides an informative understanding of the current political and military conflict between Russia and the Ukraine; and Russian relations with the countries of the former Eastern Bloc.

Ursula Davidson Library Reading List: Ukraine, Russia and the former Eastern Bloc  

Main Image: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. All rights reserved.

Destructions in Kherson after Russian attack, 2024-05-15 Image by National Police of Ukraine

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