The meeting is organized by the Yalta European Strategy (YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.
During the meeting, over 2000 leaders from politics, business and society representing more than 20 countries will discuss major global challenges and their impact on Europe, Ukraine and the world.
On September 14, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and the Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will open the plenary part of the 9th YES Annual Meeting by addressing participants of the gathering. The two leaders will discuss current issues affecting the development of Ukraine and Turkey, as well as the future of a “Wider Europe” in the 21st century. Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of Poland (1995-2005) and Chairman of the YES Board, will moderate the discussion.