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US/Ukraine Cooperation: 25 Years and Today

In recognition of 25 years of U.S./Ukraine Relations, America House is pleased to welcome you to an informative talk followed by Q&A with Timothy Fairbank from the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center. Mr. Fairbankwill discuss:

  • Successful areas of US-Ukraine cooperation over the past 25 years
  • Today's political climate in Washington
  • Atlantic Council's work and efforts in supporting Ukraine

This program is made possible through the U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine support of the Інститут світової політики / Institute of World Policy, organizer of Timothy Fairbank’s visit to Ukraine.

The event will be in English with simultaneous translation into Ukrainian.

Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.

SPEAKER’S BIO:

Timothy Fairbank is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and an adjunct at the RAND Corporation. 

From 2008 to 2016, Mr. Fairbank was the co-founder and managing director of Development Transformations (DT), where he oversaw and managed the organization’s governance, civil society, analytical research, and political transition programs throughout the Middle East, Eurasia, Asia, and Africa. Under his leadership, DT expanded from a two-person start-up to having eight offices around the world and winning major multi-year grants and contracts funded by the US Agency for International Development, US Department of State, US Department of Defense, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Fortune 500 companies, and private foundations. 

Prior to co-founding DT, Mr. Fairbank spent nearly a decade at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) where he worked to support civil society development, capacity building, democratic elections, political parties, parliaments, and civil service training in countries in transition. In addition to holding various positions at NDI’s headquarters, he worked for several years in the field directing programs in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, and Georgia. He served as NDI's first country director in Moldova, director of civic programs in Ukraine, acting director in Kazakhstan, and as an adviser to programs throughout the Eurasia region. Mr. Fairbank has conducted more than a dozen political and election-related assessments as a member of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and NDI international delegations. His private sector background includes working for MPRI (Engility), where he was named their first director for democracy and rule of law. 

Mr. Fairbank was previously an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where he taught a graduate course on political transitions. He also spent two years as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland’s Department of Government and Politics. Mr. Fairbank earned his MA, with distinction, from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

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