Prof. V. Dubovyk had visited the Columbia University (New York City) on April 19, 2017. He was hosted by the Harriman Institute.

V. Dubovyk has delivered a talk "Three Years Since Crimean Annexation and the Start of Donbas Fighting: The Dynamics of the Crisis/Conflict over Ukraine".

In it he has outlined the situation in and around Donbas, talked about the options for settlement of the conflict. He, also, spoke about the relations that Ukraine has had with its major international partners over the last three years. Finally, he has presented on the pace of reforms in Ukraine and the challenges in their way.