The Euroatlantic Youth Security Forum was jointly organized by Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Ukraine, currently acting as NATO Contact Point Embassy, the Center for International Studies and Odesa I. Mechnikov National University. 62 students from Odesa, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions have attended the meeting.

At the 2-days Forum participants discussed the topic issues of Euroatlantic Security as changing global security environment, challenges that the contemporary world faces, NATO’s role in it, Ukraine’s security policy and NATO-Ukraine relations. Also they had the possibility to debate these important topics with the experts from NATO, Ukraine, Lithuania and other countries.

Moreover students became real policy makers in the simulation of North Atlantic Council’s and NATO-Ukraine Commission’s meetings, where they were familiarized with the decision making process in NATO. Partners of the Forum were The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kyiv, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine.