REPORT LAUNCH: Securing Ukraine’s Energy Sector
A conversation with:
Dr. Anders Åslund
Resident Senior Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center
Atlantic Council
Ms. Olga Bielkova
Member of Parliament and Deputy Head of the Energy Committee 
Ukrainian Parliament
Mr. Edward Chow
Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Mr. Steve Nicandros
Chairman and CEO
Frontera Resources Corporation
Introduced and Moderated by:
The Hon. Richard Morningstar
Founding Director and Chairman, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

In his report on the strategic challenges facing Ukraine’s energy sector Dr. Åslund argues that energy sector reform is essential to the survival of Ukraine, as it will assist Ukraine’s fight against corruption, minimize its dependence on Russian gas, and improve Ukrainian national security. The simultaneous support of and pressure from the transatlantic community is critical for Ukraine to complete the reform process in due course to smooth the social costs of the transition, stabilize its energy market, create a favorable environment for indigenous energy production, and improve the country’s overall economic growth prospects. The panel of experts will discuss the findings and recommendations of Dr. Åslund’s report.

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Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator) 
Washington, DC 

This event is open to press and on the record.

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