April 14, 2021 we continued to discuss the different aspects of national security in time of hybrid war. This time we focused on the NATO – Ukraine Cooperation.
BLOCK 1. “7 Years of Russian Aggression: Developments in Ukraine and worldwide”.
– Changes in the perception of NATO in Ukraine
– Russia-NATO relations
– the threat of further Russian aggression
BLOCK 2. “Threats of a Non-Conventional Nature”
– new security threats to NATO countries and Ukraine
– Article 5: is an unconventional attack on one NATO member an attack on all, and what the answer could be? ( f.e. 2007 cyberattacks on Estonia)
– NATO decision-making unanimity in the time of cyberattacks and disinformation
BLOCK 3. “Future of Ukraine-NATO Cooperation”
– challenges for Ukraine to join NATO
– is the existence of uncontrolled and occupied territories an obstacle for joining NATO?
– the mutual benefits of cooperation
Brigitta Triebel, Head of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Ukraine (Kharkiv Office)
Nataliya Zubar, Chair of Maidan Monitoring Information Center
Valeriy Kravchenko, Expert of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, Ukraine
Glen Grant. A hard nosed reform expert director operations for the World Trade Centre Kyiv and member of the Baltic Security Institute, Great Britain
Janusz Onyszkiewicz, former vice-president of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Poland
Mantas Macikas, Director of the Memel Institute. Policy Analyst, PhD student at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Moderator – Andriy Karakuts, Head of the Centre for Applied Research