November 28, the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation hosted a round-table conference in Kyiv on Ukraine’s European integration. Oksana Syroid, vice speaker in the Ukrainian parliament, took part in the meeting together with a group of reform oriented policy makers, independent journalists and NGO representatives. JHS chairman Peter Egardt participated at the meeting, along with the Swedish MPs Chrisian Holm Barenfeld and Pål Jonson.
The discussions focused on the country’s geopolitical challenges, the relationship between state and civil society as well as the struggle against corruption.
A number of bilateral meetings were held in addition to the conference with the aim strengthen the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation’s work in Ukraine.