From 26 to 27 June 2017, the international conference "New Challenges and Options for the Union's Treaty Making Powers: Common Commercial Policy, Eastern Partnership, Leave-the-Union and Mixity" took place

The conference was organized by the Law Faculty of the University of Augsburg and the Institute of German Law / National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy in cooperation with leading scientists in the field from Germany, Belgium, Norway, USA, Austria, Poland, Ukraine, Georgia, France and representatives of the EU institutions.
During the conference, current developments in the field of EU law and international treaties as well as current issues concerning the implementation of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova were presented.
The Consul General of the Ukraine in Munich, Mr Dmitry Shevchenko, took part in the discussion. After the end of the conference the book "Law and Reality" (publishing house Nomos Verlag) was presented, which contains a summary of collected scientific work on the above mentioned topics. The book was published on the occasion of the 70th birthday of Prof. Christoph Vedder, Prof. at the University of Augsburg and member of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of German Law / National University of Kiev Mohyla Academy. Due to the success of the international conference, Springer Verlag is planning to publish the contributions at the conference."