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Civil servants: servants of the people or politicians?
Civil servants: servants of the people or politicians?

On November 20, 2019 AIK has held moderated discussion related to development and implementation of coherent policy and functional administration of civil service with participation of: – Oleksandr Starodubtsev, Head of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service – Alyona Shkrum, Member of Parliament of Ukraine – Igor Koliushko, Ukrainian politician and scholar, founder …

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Club seminar “Between Trust and Suspicion: The New Reality of Social Action”
Club seminar “Between Trust and Suspicion: The New Reality of Social Action”

On November 16-17, was held next “club” Aspen-seminar on the topic: “Between Trust and Suspicion: The New Reality of Social Action”. Based on variety of texts: from Freudian theories to philosophy of Vedanta, from Francis Fukuyama to Paul Ricoeur and Carl Sagan, – Aspen-members from different groups considered a lot of questions.

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7th seminar “Values and society” was conducted
7th seminar “Values and society” was conducted

On November 9-15, 2019, was conducted 7th  seminar “Values and society”, in which took part 24 young leaders from all over Ukraine. During the six-day moderated dialogue based on classical and modern texts, participants had an opportunity to exchange views on age-old value issues facing the individual and society, as well as to discuss the …

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Seminar for teenagers “Realms of the Future”
Seminar for teenagers “Realms of the Future”

Second year in the row The Aspen Institute Kyiv and Klitschko Foundation are holding seminars for teenagers. On October 25-27, participants of fourth seminar “Realms of the Future” become pupils from all over Ukraine. We are convinced that the practice of dialogue in adolescence is extremely important and should be spread in the Ukrainian educational system. At this age …

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“Trust to judiciary and judicial reform: a dialogue between stakeholders”
“Trust to judiciary and judicial reform: a dialogue between stakeholders”

On October 25, 2019, the Aspen Institute Kyiv, together with the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine, «Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine» held a round table “Trust to judiciary and judicial reform: a dialogue between stakeholders”.  In the event took part representatives of Committee of Verkhovna Rada on legal policy, …

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20th seminar “Responsible Leadership” was conducted
20th seminar “Responsible Leadership” was conducted

On October 2-18, 2019, in the Carpathians took place the 20th seminar “Responsible Leadership”, where took part leaders from 10 cities and villages of Ukraine. The dialogue involved representatives of business, government, academic community, media, culture, art, medicine, civil society, and other important social spheres.    During the seminar, participants have the opportunity to recognize …

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Dialogue with Stakeholders in Decentralization Reform
Dialogue with Stakeholders in Decentralization Reform

Aspen Institute Kyiv has launched a new for Ukraine, but well-established in the world practice of consulting stakeholders.  To realistically assess the success of government policy, the stakeholders should be involved to provide their views and feedback. On October 8-9, Aspen Institute Kyiv held consultations with stakeholders in decentralization reform;  the subject of discussion was …

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Socrates seminar in Kyiv
Socrates seminar in Kyiv

On 3-5 October Socrates Kyiv seminar “Unlocking the Potential of Artificial Intelligence” took place at the premises of Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine. Participants who came from 10 countries discussed social challenges and opportunities created by rapid advance and spread of artificial intelligence technologies. The Socrates Seminar was organized by the Aspen Institute Kyiv and Socrates Program …

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AI and its potential to solve big societal challenges
AI and its potential to solve big societal challenges

On October 5, a meeting with Wilson L. White took place.  Wilson L. White is a Director on the Public Policy & Government Relations team at Google – one of the global leaders in introducing artificial intelligence technologies. The subject of the meeting was “AI and its potential to solve big societal challenges”. Wilson L. …

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We’re hiring: Content Manager
We’re hiring: Content Manager

Aspen Institute Kyiv is looking for a Content Manager to join our team. We are looking for candidates who possess the ability to think both creatively and analytically. Content Manager duties include producing and publishing content, writing, editing, and proofreading, formulating content strategies. Content Managers should be comfortable finding creative ways of building an online …

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