Can Decentralization lead to Peace in Ukraine?


On 25 October the Ukrainians went to the polls to elect new regional and local representatives. Unfortunately not all segments of the country were free to elect new representatives, including the illegally occupied Crimea Peninsula. Critics of the elections were quick to point out shortcomings, but regardless of these shortcomings the elections were an important stepping-stone towards a new future for Ukraine. Continue reading

“Can Decentralization Lead to Peace in Ukraine?”


Tuesday, 1 December 2015


Venue: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels


About the event

The Minsk II Agreement serves as foundation for finding a peaceful solution for the conflict in Ukraine. Apart from specific conditions on maintaining ceasefire and security in the East of the country, the Agreement also seeks after a constitutional reform. Decentralizing state power is a key element in it.

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