A court judgment is worth nothing if it can’t be enforced. No matter how many lawsuits a person wins, without an efficient enforcement service it won’t be carried out. And Ukraine is among the leaders in terms of unenforced court judgments. So, after judicial reform went underway, the Justice Ministry began reforming the enforcement service by enlisting private enforcers.
Imprisonment is a very expensive way to make bad people even worse, European experts say. The system of probation, which has been in operation in Ukraine for two years with the support of the EU Pravo-Justice project is aimed at cutting short the number of prisons, along with increasing security in the society. Read more
Decentralization allowed Koryukivka ATC in Chernihiv region to finally repair the district hospital, purchase equipment and arrange a children’s room. Four families of physicians have received housing for the first time in 11 years. Read more
On December 5, a new Administrative Service Center (ASC) was officially opened in Sloviansk (Donetsk Oblast) after a month-long operation in the test mode. The project’s total cost is US 510 thousand, including 88 thousand dollars paid from the local budget. Read more
Today, there are few among politicians, economists and experts who would deny that the most important step for rural development and land reform is the opening of the agricultural land market and that this step is inevitable. Despite the approaching of election campaigns, there are reasons to hope that it will be this Parliament that goes down in history as the one that has adopted the law on the circulation of agricultural land, i.e. it has introduced about 40 million hectares to the full economic circulation, restored the constitutional rights of 6.9 million citizens being the owners of shares and restored economic growth in the countryside. Read more
Last year, Ukraine passed new laws on accounting and audit. European experts explain how these changes can improve trust of foreign investors in financial statements of Ukrainian businesses and, therefore, raise interest in their assets. Read more
The community of Irshansk, a small town in the Zhytomyr Oblast decided to turn a neglected lake into a recreation park. One day, a large community action was announced. Only 200 people showed up, out of the 7,500 residents, although the problem this action was going to address concerned everyone. Read more