The EU-funded “Rada za Evropu” (eng. “Rada for Europe”) project is now started in the Ukrainian parliament. The project aims to improve the legislative process, reform the Verkhovna Rada Secretariat, and strengthen its institutional capacity. The project will also help to enhance transparency in the parliament’s relations with citizens. Read more
In May 2016, Ukraine officially launched the European COSME programme, which provides support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Ukrainian businesspeople already benefit from some supports, but officials with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade believe COSME is a unique opportunity for Ukrainian business to access assistance.
Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, visited Kyiv on July 25-26. He and the Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman spoke at a high-level policy event in Kyiv which explored the challenges and opportunities that the European Union’s Digital Single Market (DSM) represents for Ukraine.