Media Advisory: Unveiling “Partners on the Frontline: Ukraine-U.S. Fight for Peace, Justice, Global Security, and Cultural Resilience” Art Exhibition and Panel Discussion

October 31, 2023

Washington, DC – Meridian International Center, in partnership with, SCM and the Museum of Civilian Voices, for a conversation and art/textile exhibition, Partners on the Frontline: Ukraine-U.S. Fight for Peace, Justice, Global Security, and Cultural Resilience, on November 15, 2023.

The Partners on the Frontline discussion and multi-media cultural exhibition will underscore the unwavering commitment led by the people of Ukraine, the United States, and the global community as it stands against the spread of oppression and destruction of Ukraine’s solidarity.

Discover the critical importance of the U.S.-Ukraine alliance in opposing anti-democratic principles and learn how America, its people, U.S.-Ukraine business partners, and the cultural community can continue to support Ukraine's ongoing struggle for independence.


For media inquiries, please contact Meridian International Center’s Director of Communications and Marketing, Danielle Najjar, at

WHO – Speakers include:
  • Ambassador Stuart Holliday, Chief Executive Officer, Meridian International Center
  • Ambassador James K. Glassman, Chairman and CEO, Glassman Enterprises, LLC
  • Yuliia "Taira" Paievska, Ukrainian Military Servicewoman, Paramedic, Volunteer & Goodwill Ambassador
  • Natalia Yemchenko, Director of Public Relations and Communications, SCM
  • Vladislav Troitsky, Founder, GOGOLFEST
  • Remarks by Yevheniy Maloletka, Pulitzer Prize winning photo-journalist

Partners on the Frontline will shed light on Russia's deliberate efforts to undermine Ukrainian culture and the traditional core values shared by communities worldwide. The event emphasizes that culture, diplomacy, and economic growth are indispensable tools in the fight for our shared values.

  • 5:30 PM – Arrival and Cocktails
  • 6:00 PM – Panel Discussion
  • 7:00 PM – Exhibition Tour and Dinner

Meridian International Center’s Historic Campus: White-Meyer House (1624 Crescent Place NW, Washington, DC 20009)


Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM


Meridian International Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit diplomacy center with the vision that greater understanding and collaboration between the U.S. and the world leads to a more prosperous future for all. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Washington, DC, Meridian has long served as a place where global leaders gather, future leaders are found, and international collaboration thrives. We believe we are stronger at home when globally engaged, so our mission is to strengthen engagement between the U.S. and the world to find solutions to shared global challenges. We do this by partnering with the U.S. government, the private sector, and the diplomatic community on four core pillars of focus in our work: global leadership, diplomatic engagement, culture, and corporate diplomacy.

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