26 October 2016, 7pm
Macmillan Suite, Portcullis House, Bridge Street, Westminster SW1A 2LW
Free but registration is required. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to secretariat@britishukraini
Dr Hryhoriy Nemyria MP, Deputy Head of the Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) Party, Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and Interethnic Relations of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Dr Nemyria served as Deputy Prime Minister responsible for European and International Integration in the second government of Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko (December 2007 – March 2010). He was also the Governor from Ukraine at the World Bank.
Prior to this, Dr Nemyria was a BYuT Member of Parliament where he chaired the Subcommittee on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, and was the Deputy Head of the BYuT Faction. During 2006-2007, Dr Nemyria was the Vice-Chairman of the Permanent Parliamentary Delegation to the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe), and head of the Ukrainian delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee. In Ms Tymoshenko’s first government (January-September 2005), he served as her Foreign Policy and European Integration Advisor.
Dr Nemyria comes from Donetsk. He has an MA in History from Donetsk State University, and a PhD from Taras Shevchenko University in Kyiv. He became Vice-Rector of the National University of Kyiv Mohela Academy, and chaired the Department of European Integration at the National Academy of Public Administration. He was Chairman of the Board of the International Renaissance Foundation, and Board Member of the Kyiv School of Economics.
Dr Nemyria is Founder and Director of the Center for European and International Studies (CEIS). Dr Nemyria is married; he has a son and a daughter.
British Ukrainian Society would like to thank James Butterwick European Fine Arts, whose sponsorship makes this event possible. Mr Butterwick is a British art collector and dealer, and a specialist in Ukrainian Avant-garde painter Alexander Bogomazov. He will be holding an exhibition dedicated to Bogomazov at the National Art Museum of Ukraine in Kyiv during September-November 2017.