Kyiv Security Forum

The 15th Annual Kyiv Security Forum on May 25-26 “For Our Freedom And Yours / Fighting for NATO”

19 May, 12:24

The central topic of the Forum is Ukraine’s acquisition of NATO membership: "Enough of delays. There’re no alternatives. Ukraine should become a NATO member.”  

Prominent international public figures, experts in international relations and security issues, diplomats, journalists and civil rights activists will participate in the Forum.  

43rd President of the United States of America George W. BUSH, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 2019-22 Boris JOHNSON, Prime Minister of Australia in 2013-15 Anthony ABBOTT, United States Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Amb. Victoria NULAND, United States Secretary of State in 2005-09 Condoleezza RICE, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy Baiba BRAŽE, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Joelle GARRIAUD-MAYLAM, Stanford University professor Francis FUKUYAMA will address the participants of the Forum and all of Ukraine.  

Among the participants of the Forum are 2022 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Head of the Center for Civil Liberties Oleksandra MATVIICHUK, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy DANILOV, President of the Coordination Council of Belarus Sviatlana TSIKHANOVSKA, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO in 1997-2000 General Wesley CLARK, United States Permanent Representative to the OSCE Amb. Michael CARPENTER, Commander of U.S Central Command in 2008-10 General David PETRAEUS, United States Ambassador to Russia in 2011-14 Amb. Michael MCFAUL.  

Program of the Forum (.pdf).

The Kyiv Security Forum, founded by Arseniy Yatsenyuk's Open Ukraine Foundation, is the main platform of our country for discussing issues of war and peace, national and global security.  

The Forum partners: Atlantic Council, NATO Information and Documentation Center, National Democratic Institute, Ukrainian Women's Congress, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, "Euro-Atlantic course”. 

The live broadcast will start at 14:00, May 25, on the resources of the KSF and our media partners:

Kyiv Security Forum Facebook page;

Kyiv Security Forum website;

Open Ukraine Foundation YouTube channel;

Arseniy Yatsenyuk YouTube channel;

Arseniy Yatsenyuk Facebook page.

Media partners of the Kyiv Security Forum: Espresso, Hromadske Radio,, Gordon,, Interfax-Ukraine, Glavkom, Media Center Ukraine, UkraineWorld, Defense Express, ArmyInform, TVA, Ukraine Crisis Media Center.