“Revolution? war and their consequences” symposium.

On 16 and 17 March 2018, the International Symposium “Revolution, War and their Consequences” took place at the Natolin (Warsaw) campus of the College of Europe.

The symposium continues the work of the 3R Project, initiated by the Chair in 2016, and was dedicated to the events which took place in post 2014 Ukraine and their consequences for the Ukrainian society as well as the international relations in the region and globally.

The participants of the conference has concentrated on the following topics:

  • International reaction to the 2014 events in Ukraine;
  • The annexation of Crimea and its consequences for Ukraine and Europe;
  • The war in Donbas and its consequences;
  • Memory and justice in times of transformation (Eastern Europe);
  • Information warfare and hybrid warfare.

Among the conference speakers were included key Ukrainian and European officials involved in resolving the crisis in Ukraine: François HOLLANDE, former President of the Republic of France; Arseniy YATSENYUK, former Prime Minister of Ukraine; Sviatoslav SHEVCHUK, Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church; Adam Daniel ROTFELD, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland; Borys TARASYUK, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine; Mykhailo KOVAL, first Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine and former Minister of Defence of Ukraine; Danylo LUBKIVSKY, former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine; Daniel FRIED, the State Department’s Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, former US Ambassador to Poland; and Refat CHUBAROV, chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar.

At the “Revolution, war and their consequences” symposium was organized poster session where the IFIS research project was presented: “The NATO Defense Policy in the Foreign Analysis Approach”.