On June 8, 2015 in Bratislava, in the Polish Institute, discussion forum Eastern Partnership: Europe vs. Eurasia took place. The event was organized in the framework of the project "The Answer to the Eurasian Challenge for Eastern Europe" supported by the International Visegrad Fund.
Participants of the debate included Amb. István Gyarmati (International Centre for Democratic Transition, Hungary), Grigorij Mesežnikov (Institute for Public Affairs, Slovakia), Vlad Kobets (Charta97 Foundation, Belarus), Oľga Zakharova (Freedom Files Foundation, Russia/Poland), Martin Michelot (EUROPEUM, Czech Republic), Lukasz Wenerski (Institute of Public Affairs, Poland), Bohdan Yaremenko (Maidan of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine) and Milan Ježovica (M.E.S.A.10, Slovakia). Foreign policy analyst Pavol Demeš chaired the discussion.
Speakers discussed the state of affairs in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) program after the EU–EaP summit in Riga and challenges which currently the EaP countries are faced with in the context of Russia-dominated project of Eurasian Union. Detailed report about the content and conclusions of the debate can be found on portal charter97.org.