Panel Discussion “Crimean Platform: Roadmap for De-occupation”

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February 23,2021 383
Panel Discussion “Crimean Platform: Roadmap for De-occupation”

February marks the 7th anniversary of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Is there a roadmap for de-occupation? What role can the Crimean Platform, a new international mechanism announced by the Ukrainian government, play in this roadmap?

Please join the Ukrainian World Congress and the Mission of Ukraine to the EU for an online discussion: “Crimean Platform: Roadmap for De-Occupation”.

We will discuss:

  • current geopolitical and security threats for the Black Sea region;
  • violations of human rights in Russian-occupied Crimea;
  • Crimean Platform as an effective international mechanism for de-occupation;
  • vision of the European Parliament for next steps in the roadmap for de-occupation;
  • the role of civil society on the path to de-occupation of Crimea.


  • Anton Korynevych – Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea
  • Andrii Klymenko – Crimea studies expert, Editor-in-chief of the Black Sea News
  • Roland Freudenstein – Policy Director of the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies
  • Andrius Kubilius – Member of the European Parliament
  • Olga Skrypnyk – Chair of the Board of the Crimean Human Rights Group


  • Roman Washchuk –  Chair, UWC Foreign Policy Council, Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine (2014-2019)


  • Paul Grod, Ukrainian World Congress, President

Please register:

The panel discussion will be held in English and Ukrainian.
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