Coordinators of ZNU projects took part in the conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Partnership and co-operation agreement between the European Union and Ukraine
On March 19-20, the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Ukraine - the European Union: from partnership to association" was held at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. It was organized jointly with the Ukrainian Association of Professors and Researchers of European Integration and the National Erasmus + office in Ukraine with the support of the program of Lviv City Council “Scientific Lviv”.
Honored guests and speakers of the conference were Andrew Duff, a former Member of the European Parliament for the East of England region of the UK (1999-2014), Jacek Kluczkowski, Polish Ambassador in Ukraine (2005-2010), Paulo Kanelas de Kastro, President of the European Community Studies Association in the Pacific Rim. Among the participants of the conference were present more than 70 representatives of the academic community from almost 50 Ukrainian and foreign institutions.
Our university at this event was represented by coordinators of international projects EUROPROC and EUVOLIA which are implemented in ZNU within the framework of the Erasmus + program, the direction of Jean Monnet - associate professors Viktoriia Meniailo and Olena Tupakhina, who made reports on the development of European Studies at Zaporizhzhia National University.
Also, there was an open plenary discussion between the coordinators of Erasmus + program, the direction of Jean Monnet, where the representatives of ZNU shared their own experience in implementing European projects in an academic environment, identifying their key problems and achievements. The speeches of Viktoriia Meniailo and Olena Tupakhina received a lot of positive feedback from the conference participants. And the speakers were also thanked by the organizers of the conference for sharing and disseminating practice of Zaporizhzhia National University on the development of project activities which are carried out at the university at a high level.
According to the results of the conference, Mykola Frolov received a letter of thanks from the public organization "Ukrainian Association of Professors and Researchers of European Integration" signed by Iryna Sikorska. In particular, it states that the experience of Zaporizhzhia National University in the development of internal university project activities is unique and deserves to be spread in an academic environment.