In order to honor the courage and heroism of the citizens of Ukraine living in the temporarily occupied territory – in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, in defense of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, on the occasion of the anniversary of the holding of a rally in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine on February 26, 2014 in the city of Simferopol with the participation of Crimean Tatars, Ukrainians and representatives of other nationalities by Decree of the President of Ukraine V. Zelenskyi established the Day of Resistance to the Occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol in Ukraine, which is celebrated every year on February 26.
On February 23, 2023, the National University of Bioresources and Nature Management of Ukraine hosted the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Transformation of the System of International Relations in the Conditions of the Russian-Ukrainian War” (to the Day of Resistance to the Occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol). Among the co-organizers of the conference was the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Congratulating the participants of the conference on behalf of the co-organizers, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Deputy Director for scientific work of the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Oleksandr Mayboroda noted that today there is a struggle for the survival not only of Ukraine, but also of the existing international system, it is a struggle for the political climate of the planet, a struggle against totalitarian and authoritarian regimes that are not capable of solving the urgent problems of today. The scientist emphasized the fact that civilization develops no longer according to a religious principle, but according to the principle of democracy or non-democracy, belonging or not belonging to democracy. This is the essence of today’s global debate.
Oleksandr Mayboroda is speaking
At the sectional meeting, under the leadership of Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of International Relations and Social Sciences of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Olena Lyubovets, a Senior Researcher of the Department of Theory and History of Political Science of the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Mykola Gorbatiuk delivered a report “The impact of the decentralization reform on the process of European integration of Ukraine”. In his speech, the scientist paid special attention to the topical issues of the impact of the decentralization reform on the process of European integration of Ukraine.
Mykola Gorbatiuk is speaking
More than 300 scientists from higher education institutions, academic research institutions, diplomats, state and public figures took part in the conference. Among the participants are representatives of 22 regions of Ukraine, 6 countries of the world (Poland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Moldova, Romania, India, Germany).