The Director and the Research Fellows of the Center for International Studies participated in the working meeting of the "Eurasia Peace Studies Exchange 2020" project that has taken place at Hamburg University on March 20-22, 2018 (hosted by Dr. Anna Krekemeyer).

The session of the Ukraine - NATO Interparliamentary Council has taken place in Odesa on March 5-6, 2018. The roundtable "Ukraine, Russia and NATO, and the Black sea" was convened at the Odesa Mechnikov National Unuversity as a part of this session on March 6.

V. Dubovyk has participated in the expert workshop on the shifting dynamics of Black Sea security in Stockholm on December 7-8, 2017. It was organized by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

V. Dubovyk has talked on "The Dynamics of UA-US relations under D. Trump administration" at "America house" in Kyiv on December 5, 2017.

V. Dubovyk has participated in the conference dedicated to the analysis of the relations between the U.S. and countries of Eurasia in a year since 2016 U.S. presidential elections.

The Center's Director Volodymyr Dubovyk and Senior Research Fellow Denys Kuzmin have participated in the launching meeting of the "Erasmus +" project "Rethinking regional studies: the Baltic-Black sea connection", which took part in Lviv on October 30-31, 2017.

The Center's Director Volodymyr Dubovyk and Senior Research Fellow Denys Kuzmin have been joined by three Ph.D. and masters students (Valeriia Gergiieva, Anastasia Herasymchuk and Lev Kusyk) from the Division of international relations of the Odessa I. Mechnikov National University on October 23 - 28, 2017.

Fulbright alumnus and Director of the Center for International Studies of the Odessa I. Mechnikov National University Volodymyr Dubovyk has paid a visit to the School of history of the Donetsk V. Stus National University on October 4, 2017.