Ukraine 2020 Chairs Meet with Olexander Motsyk, Ukraine’s Ambassador to U.S.
October 1, 2010
From left to right, David Rigsby, Nadia K. McConnell, Nadia Diuk, Ambassador Olexander Motsyk, Ambassador William B. Taylor, Ambassador Steven Pifer and Ambassador Keith Smith.
The first opportunity for the chairpersons of the Ukraine 2020 Task Forces to discuss future cooperation with Olexander Motsyk, Ukraine’s Ambassador to U.S., occurred at a working luncheon meeting at the offices of the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation on September 29, 2010.
Ukraine 2020 - Policy Dialogue is a collaborative and integrated action plan that brings together government officials, public policy experts, business groups, non-profit organizations and individuals interested in Ukraine’s European future.
Ambassador Motsyk met with Nadia Komarnyckyj McConnell, President of the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation, Nadia Diuk, Vice-President of the National Endowment for Democracy and Co-chair of the Democracy & Governance Task Force, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer, who is with The Brookings Institution and Chair of the Foreign Policy & National Security Task Force, former U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania Keith Smith, who is affiliated with the Center for Strategic and International Studies and is Co-chair of the Energy Task Force, David Rigsby of Umbra, LLC who was representing Business & Economics Task Force Chair, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Popadiuk, who currently serves at the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William B. Taylor, Vice President at the United States Institute for Peace and a key member of the Foreign Policy & National Security Task Force.
Ambassador Motsyk expressed his appreciation to the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and President Nadia McConnell for long-standing support of Ukraine’s development. He also stressed that the Ukrainian Government is firmly committed to strengthening democracy in Ukraine and building a truly democratic European state.
The participants discussed future activities with the new Ukraine 2020 initiative in the spheres of foreign policy & national security, business & economics, energy, democracy & governance, education & culture, and information & media.
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