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#12, October 2011
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Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Hosts "Roads to Freedom" Conference

(Kyiv, Ukraine) Academic, political, media and civil society leaders from various countries and Ukraine met on October 7-8 at the Conference “Roads to Freedom”, held at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. The ambassadors of the United States, Canada, Poland, Germany, France, Austria and the European Union attended the conference.

The conference was organized to provide a forum for discussion on the dynamics of Ukraine's development, on achievements and problems in its educational sector, and for formulating distinct recommendations regarding reforms in higher education. At the opening of the conference, United States Ambassador to Ukraine John Tefft stated, "The fate of Ukraine and its universities are intertwined…Universities cannot be barricaded. They play a leading role in society". more...

 

Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Hosts “Roads to Freedom” Conference NaUKMA Brings Ambassadors and International Universities to Ukraine to Support Freedom and Rule of Law

Memorial Society logo Academic, political, media and civil society leaders from various countries and Ukraine met on October 7-8 at the Conference “Roads to Freedom”, held at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. The ambassadors of the United States, Canada, Poland, Germany, France, Austria and the European Union attended the conference. The conference was organized to provide a forum for discussion on the dynamics of Ukraine's development, on achievements and problems in its educational sector, and for formulating distinct recommendations regarding reforms in higher education.

At the opening of the conference, United States Ambassador to Ukraine John Tefft stated, "The fate of Ukraine and its universities are intertwined… Universities cannot be barricaded. They play a leading role in society". The conference focused on Ukraine’s rightful place in Europe through necessary reforms in education and society. Participants repeatedly confirmed that without freedom in Ukrainian universities there will be no freedom in Ukraine. They expressed concern about the current regression in the development of democracy and its negative impact on society and education. Furthermore, they underscored that support for education without political interference is essential for a nation’s stability and for its ability to compete in the world. This major international conference underscored Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’s role as a nation-building institution, a reformer and leading educational institution. For a detailed report and quotes from participants click on

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Video Clip About Kyiv-Mohyla Library
Work.

  • Exhibit on Restoration
    of St. Sophia Church in Kyiv.
  • Free Electronic Resources
    at Kyiv Mohyla Academy.
Click on link to see and hear video.
Turn on the sound.
http://www.library.ukma.kiev.ua/index.php?id=369

The National University
of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"

http://www.ukma.kiev.ua/eng_site/index.php

Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America
www.kmfoundation.com

Kyiv Mohyla Business School
http://www.kmbs.com.ua

NaUKMA LIbrary
http://www.library.ukma.kiev.ua/index.php?id=12

Kyiv Mohyla School of Journalism
http://en.j-school.kiev.ua

NaUKMA School of Law
http://www.ukma.kiev.ua/eng_site/en/edu/under_gr/f_law/resourses.php

Kyiv-Mohyla Summer School
http://summerschool.ukma.kiev.ua

PhD programs at NaUKMA
http://gradschool.ukma.kiev.ua/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15&Itemid=30

Department for Foreign Cooperation
http://www.dfc.ukma.kiev.ua

ELibUkr Project
http://www.elibukr.org


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