April 24: “Ukraine’s Future Relations with the EU and the Path to NATO” Ottawa Roundtable

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED – Please check back for the new date.

What:Ottawa Roundtable on “Ukraine’s Future Relations with the EU and the Path to NATO”

Where: Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Dunton Tower, 13 floor, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  K1S 5B6

When: To Be Determined

Fees: Members: $20.00 ; Non-Members: $25.00 ; Students members: Free

On April 24, 2012, the NATO Council of Canada will be hosting a panel to discuss whether Ukraine is able to follow its hopes on integrating with western security structures and how this will affect relations with Russia. The discussion will focus on the question whether Ukraine is able to go forward with its uneasy relationship with Russia, while attempting to democratize and build the path to NATO and the EU.

The panelists will include Mr. Denis Giroux, Ph.D. candidate at the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. Denis holds a B.A. in Political Science and a Certificate of Russian Studies from Laval University and a Master degree from Carleton University’s Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies. His research interests include foreign policy analysis, identity and memory politics, the role of religion in contemporary society, and Canadian politics.

Dr. Milana Nikolko, visiting scholar at the Institute of European and Russian Studies, Carleton University, was born in Ukraine and completed a PhD program at V.Vernadsky Taurida National University in Simferopol. Dr. Nikolko’s research interest include social capital formation and conflict in multi-ethnic society; Diaspora and horizontal legitimacy in global epoch; Political legitimacy in Post-Soviet space.

Please contact the NCC by April 23, 2012 to register 

by calling (416) 979-1875 or  e-mailing:  irina.hvaschevskaya@atlantic-council.ca


Public Transit: Local OCTranspo routes #4 and #7 (both of which enter the campus) pass within a block of the Ottawa (Voyageur) bus terminal. Parking: Carleton University has several parking lots with daily flat rates.

NATO Association of Canada
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