Will Verkhovna Rada become modern European-style parliament?

Since 2014, MPs have registered around 6,000 bills, 90% of which have not been passed into laws. “Legislative spam”, populism and corruption have led to the lowest level of trust in parliament among citizens of other European countries – only 5%. What has been done to rectify the situation and what else needs to be done by lawmakers and the parliamentary administration. To read an interview with Jonathan Murphy, Project Manager, EU-UNDP Rada za Evropu.  Read more

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How to improve quality of Ukrainian products to the European level

Ukraine has undertaken to bring requirements for the security and quality of goods to the European level. It means that not only Ukrainian exporters should work according to the European standards, but also companies that work for the domestic market.  Read more

How to get master’s scholarship in Europe

Ukrainian Yulia Hudoshnyk won a grant from the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme and received her master’s degree in global studies in Denmark and Germany. Any Ukrainian of any age and status with a bachelor’s degree or a fourth year student can apply for a master’s programme. Yulia explains how to choose a programme, what to say in a motivation letter, what should be your English level, how studies in Germany and Denmark differ and how to use the knowledge acquired in Europe upon return to Ukraine. Read more

European administrative services in Ukrainian ASCs

If you need to register your place of residence, register the birth of your child and his or her place of residence, get permits for business or real estate, you can quickly and comfortably do it at modern Administrative Service Centers (ASC). They cannot be found in all cities and villages and may differ in the number of services or the level of service. Therefore, the European Union helps Ukraine open new ASCs and improve the existing ones. We present the main possibilities of ASCs that are worth knowing and using in practice. Read more

How Ukraine is predicting radiation threats thanks to EU

From now on, Ukrainian experts will be one of the first in the world to learn about radiation emissions in different parts of the planet and can rather accurately predict their expansion, emphasize representatives of the EU, who assessed the introduction in Ukraine of RODOS, a pan-European system for forecasting, monitoring the consequences of radiation accidents and decision-making. Read more