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№7, 1 December 2015  
How Could the EU Accelerate Reforms in Ukraine?
The analytical brief gives an overview of the main achievements and failures of the reforms in Ukraine. It evaluates current EU support for the reforms and makes a prognosis for the future EU-Ukraine cooperation.
Study of Attitude Towards Eurointegration in South and East of Ukraine
The study analyzes what do the residents of Eastern and Southern oblasts of Ukraine think about Russia, the European Union and the opportunities offered by the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
Ukraine and Energy Community: On the Road of Reforms
The research analyzes the situation with Ukraine's progress in implementation of the European energy legislation in the framework of the European Energy Community.  
Panel 2. EU-Ukraine: Reforms and political stability
"Russia Applies the Same Scenario in Syria as It Did in Ukraine and Georgia"
      Interview with Volodymyr                                    Yermolenko,
                              Internews Ukraine
Events in Ukraine (reports):
23.11.2015. Kyiv, Institute of World Policy Presentation “Membership Perspective for Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine: Impossible, Forgotten or Hidden?”
30.11.2015. Kyiv, Democratic Initiatives Foundations Roundtable: “Results of Local Elections: Decentralization Prospective”
Upcoming events:
11-13.12.2015. Dnipropetrovsk, Internews Ukraine Training: "Association Agreement: From A to Z" 
The Economics of Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine
The research scrutinizes the economic background of the pro-Russian separatists. It analyzes why the conflict has not spread beyond Donetsk and Luhansk regions.    
The EU’s Enlargement Strategy 2015: Will the ‘New Elements’ Make a Difference?
The commentary assesses the recently released EU Enlargement Package and the new elements of European external policy, which were approved on the 10th November 2015.    
The Role of Women and Gender Policies in Addressing the Military Conflict in Ukraine
The report highlights how ongoing security crisis in Ukraine affects women and girls, without fully involving them in the management and resolution of the crisis.   
Events in Brussels and the EU (reports):
11.11.2015. Brussels, Representation of Latvia to the EU: "War in Ukraine: Lessons for Europe"
18.11.2015. Brussels, Vaclav Havel Dialogue Conference: "Europe`s Unstable Eastern Neighbourhood: What Role of Civil Society"
Upcoming Events in Brussels and the EU:
2.12.2015. Brussels, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies Roundtable at the Economic Ideas Forum: "Political Reform as a Driver of Economic Change: Ukraine, the Eastern Partnership and Beyond"
7.12.2015. Brussels, CEPS Conference: "The EU’s Enlargement Strategy 2015: Will the ‘New Elements’ Make a Difference?"
15.12.2015. Brussels, Egmont Conference: "After Helsinki: 40 Years of OSCE and the Crisis in and around Ukraine"
Conference Report: Ukraine and Energy Community: On the Road to Reforms
Ukraine has made some progress in the energy sector but reforms of environment suffer from the lack of political will. Such were the main messages of the experts of DiXi Group and Resource and Analysis Center "Society and Environment" who presented their latest report in the Brussels Press Club. 
Meeting with 15 Young Politicians from Ukraine
On the 19th November 2015 in Brussels, UTTLOB met with 15 young politicians from Ukraine to discuss current Brussels’ discourse on Ukraine, UTTLOB's activities as well as best ways to communicate Ukraine to Europe. 
  The Office is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation 
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