Platform for Analytics and Intercultural Communication (PAIC): Think Tank Conference in Kyiv
Between 30 November and 1 December 2017, the Think Tank Conference in Kyiv, which is the fifth edition of its kind and mainly organized by the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF, Kyiv), offers a unique exchange platform for representatives of Ukrainian and international think tanks.
This year, the conference is held in cooperation with the Institute for European Politics e.V. (IEP, Berlin) within the framework of the project “Platform for Analytics and Intercultural Communication” (PAIC). Particular emphasis will be placed on the synergies between universities and think tanks, instruments of advocacy and quality of analytically accompanying the association agreement between Ukraine and the European Union. Strengthening the bonds between Ukrainian think tanks and establishing transnational partnerships with German think tanks is likewise of major significance.
The project “Platform for Analytics and Intercultural Communication” (PAIC) is conducted by the Institute for European Politics e.V. (IEP, Berlin), in cooperation with the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF, Kiev), the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation (DIF, Kiev) and the think tank initiative “think twice UA” (Kiev), supported by the German Federal Foreign Office in 2017–2018.