Russia’s war is, first and foremost, a calamity for the people of Ukraine, with large parts of the population thrown into poverty and displacement. But both in Ukraine and around the world, the war is also increasing vulnerability to climate change, proliferating security risks, complicating efforts on decarbonization and hindering multilateral climate action.
The Chatham House side event at the Ukraine Recovery Conference focused on imagining the best long-term plan for Ukraine’s recovery and discussed what could be done now to lay the foundations for transformative recovery.
Those undertaking reconstruction efforts reflect on the many challenges they face in repairing the damage done by the war.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has already caused $144 billion of damage to Ukraine’s infrastructure, with 25,000 km of roads and 344 bridges rendered unusable by Russian military actions.
Please join the CSIS Project on Prosperity and Development and the CSIS Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program, in partnership with Chatham House, for a panel discussion on proposed ideas for a long-term plan for peace in Ukraine following Russia’s 2022 invasion.
Delegates from the Chatham House event Shaping the new Ukraine: Delivering resilient recovery discuss four key questions relating to reconstruction efforts in Ukraine:
What should be the priorities for international assistance to help Ukrainian society bounce back?
The Wagner leader’s actions have dramatically weakened Vladimir Putin’s personal authority and his grip on power.
The pillars of the system that supported Putin’s rule for over two decades simply buckled on 24–25 June, put to the test by around 10,000 armed Wagner mercenaries.