Experts from the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine stress the importance of reform of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

In September 2017, the Ukrainian government presented the draft Strategy of development of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine 2020 to the public. The document lays out a set of changes to be introduced in the Ministry and its agencies over the next few years. Read more


Dovydas Vitkauskas: Ukraine is Setting a New Standard

A complex and multi-stage process of selecting judges for the Supreme Court of Ukraine is now underway. The selection process has been undertaken by Ukraine’s High Qualification Commission of Judges (HQCJ) under the auspices and with the participation of public sector and international donors. Read more

The most important thing now is to focus on implementing approved energy legislation – Johannes Baur

June has been an eventful month for reforms in the energy sector in Ukraine. The Ukrainian government approved laws on the Energy Efficiency Fund, commercial accounting of utilities, and energy efficiency of buildings, and a law on the electricity market has been signed. Ukraine also celebrated a sustainable energy week, and a number of Ukrainian cities have joined the Covenant of Mayors: an EU initiative aimed at counteracting climate change. Read more

EU diplomat: Ukraine’s public administration needs new talent

The reform of Ukraine’s public service is one of the most important parts of the country’s on-going transformation. It is difficult to have economic and social systems working efficiently without a modern and competent civil service. Ukraine’s system of public administration, however, has many obsolete structures and functions, and extremely low salaries make the public service uncompetitive as an employer on the national labour market. Read more