Ukraine Matters: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Join the VOLYA Institute for Contemporary Law and Society and the NYU Program in International Relations for a Lecture-Discussion with His Excellency Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, titled “Ukraine Matters: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.”

Ambassador Yelchenko will discuss the most pressing issues in international affairs and international law and wants to hear your thoughts and solutions on the following:

– where Ukraine belongs and stands on the global geopolitical arena

– what has happened to Russia and when it turned into a global threat

– how Ukraine fights Russian aggression

– why it is important to support Ukraine’s democratic transformation

Do not miss this chance to experience the United Nations at NYU first-hand, and bring your questions for Ambassador Yelchenko!


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Organized by VOLYA Institute for Contemporary Law and Society; Co-Sponsored by the NYU Program in International Relations.
Special thanks to Oleksandr Bezobchuk for the graphic design of the event poster.



VOLYA Institute for Contemporary Law and Society is a newly formed international think tank organization dedicated to generating and promoting intellectual leadership in the fields of civil society, human rights and the rule of law through rigorous and relevant research that informs scholarship, policy making, advocacy and practice. Organizational activities focus on creating strategic and sustainable solutions to specific societal issues related to Ukraine, in local, regional, and global contexts. Contact: