Marina Stavniychuk – Advisor to the President of Ukraine, Head of the Main Department of constitutional and legal modernization of the Administration of the President of Ukraine. Secretary of the Constitutional Assembly of Ukraine. From 2007 to 2010 – Deputy Head of the Presidential Secretariat, from 2011 to 2014 – Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the President of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, President of the Central Election Commission. From 1999 to 2007 she was deputy chairman of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine.
Regarding internal development, there is, of course, the constitutional process and the holding of democratic elections are very important. It contributes to the process of resolving the situation in Ukraine. And, moreover, it is necessary to encourage an internal dialogue in the country.
It is important that all members of society are actually involved in the peace process.
Ukraine’s future and peace in Ukraine are related to reforms and depend on reforms. But these reforms must be European, democratic.
Dialogue between Ukraine, Russia, Europe and the United States should proceed in parallel along two lines: peace on the basis of international law and bilateral agreements.
It is necessary to organize, possibly, the discussion of various forms of federalization in different countries, to find ways of balancing, harmonization of the centralized power, on the one hand, and decentralized power, especially in post-conflict Ukraine.