"Our mission is to assist in the reformation of Ukraine consistent with European standards, as well as to introduce democratic values and develop civil society in Ukraine."

From the Statute of
the Center for European Initiatives

Boosting Creativity and Innovation in Europe: Official launch of the European Year 2009 in Prague


The Czech Presidency of the EU and the European Commission launched on Wednesday the European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009 with the slogan “Imagine. Create. Innovate.” The Year was inaugurated during a ceremony in Prague by Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek. The aim of the Year is to promote creative and innovative approaches in different sectors of human activity and help equip the European Union for the challenges ahead in a globalized world.

The opening of European Year of Creativity and Innovation (2009) in Ukraine will take place in Dnipropetrovs’k


Euroclubs from different regions of Ukraine will be the first to mark the launch the European Year of Creativity and Innovation – 2009 in Ukraine. Launching of the Year will take place in the Dnipropetrovs’k region as part of a project of the NGO "Ukrainian Association of the European Studies," with support from the Representative Office of the European Commission in Ukraine.