Rebooting Electoral Reform in Ukraine

Time Zone:

Eastern

Event Date:

29 Sep 2017 at 10:00am
Location: 
214 - SVC, Capitol Visitor Center (Senate Side), First St Northeast, Washington, DC 20515

Join former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Senior Global Electoral Adviser and Ukraine Country Director Peter Erben, for a discussion on rebooting electoral reform in Ukraine.

With national elections less than two years out, Ukraine must act now to safeguard its electoral democracy by undertaking critical electoral reforms. IFES invites you to a panel discussion on Ukraine’s pressing electoral reform priorities and vulnerabilities heading into elections scheduled for 2019.

John Herbst, director of the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council, and Peter Erben will provide remarks. The event will be moderated by Dr. Beata Martin-Rozumiłowicz, IFES regional director for Europe and Eurasia.

  • Dr. Beata Martin-Rozumiłowicz: Introduction to IFES and overview of IFES’ work in Ukraine
  • Ambassador John Herbst: Political context and background to Ukraine’s reforms
  • Peter Erben: Rebooting electoral reform in Ukraine ahead of the 2019 elections

Guests should plan to enter through the Capitol Visitors Center main entrance, and bring photo ID.