Collecting sparkles of real life and splicing them together: documentaries about displaced persons filmed in Ukraine

Hromadske TV and the Thomson Foundation have produced two documentaries about the lives of forcibly-displaced people from Donbas and Crimea. The documentaries were made within the framework of the “Regional Voices” project funded by the EU. Read more

Europe Day in Ukraine: Creative, informative, and rich in dialogue

Between May 9 and May 24, the annual Europe Day celebrations took place in various cities across Ukraine. Every year these festivities focus more and more on promoting discussion, training sessions, and information sharing. Lavish parades and dancing no longer dominate the Ukrainian streets as they once did during Europe Day celebrations. Of course, such activities are colourful and create a holiday-like atmosphere, but European integration is primarily about internal transformations, and Europe Day is an opportunity to talk about that.

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«Being European means taking responsibility»

The “Be European” campaign, initiated jointly by the EU Delegation to Ukraine, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and online news source Europeyska Pravda, is on-going over the month of May. The campaign aims to provoke broad discussions on the essence of Europeanness, European values, and other important issues related to Ukraine’s EU integration. Olena Rozskazova, head of the International Renaissance Foundation’s regional office in Eastern Ukraine, and a member of Team Europe in Kharkiv, shared her thoughts. Read more