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Shortcomings in the law enforcement system of Ukraine exemplified by the investigation of attacks on civil activists

20 November 2020

On 12 November 2020, the FightBack legal self-help chat-bot was presented in Kyiv, which was designed to provide free assistance to victims of law enforcement agencies’ inaction and to collect information about the cases of inaction. The chat-bot was created as a result of a series of interviews with activists who were victims of violent attacks in different regions of Ukraine after 2014.

Report: The role of infamous prosecutor Vladimir Guzyr in the case of Syrym Shalabayev

21 March 2016

The participant in high-profile corruption scandals Vladimir Guzyr prepared a statement on the ‘validity’ and ‘legality’ of the request for Syrym Shalabayev’s extradition.

Ukraine Week in the European Parliament – high-level conference to discuss good governance, reforms agenda and capacity-building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

3 March 2016

From 29 February to 2 March, a high-level EU-Ukraine conference took place in the European Parliament, seeing a sizeable Ukrainian delegation of around 70 people attending. Over 40 members of the Verkhovna Rada, as well as secretariat staff arrived to Brussels for the Ukraine Week.

Summary of a debate within the European Forum for New Ideas 2015: Ukraine, reforms, EU – key recommendations

8 December 2015

We have a pleasure to present an overview of the panel discussion: “What reforms are needed in Ukraine to secure its aspirations toward EU Membership?”.

Report: Purification of government or vetting Ukrainian style. The first year’s experience

5 November 2015

This publication provides a summary of the implementation of the process of purification of government in Ukraine and attempts to assess the successes and failures of the new Ukrainian authorities in this field.

Delay in the implementation of reform in Ukraine: the authorities should more attentively heed the voice of civil society

29 September 2015

The Ukrainian authorities did not manage to take advantage of a window of opportunity which appeared after the overthrow of the Yanukovich regime. To date, no concerted efforts have been undertaken to implement deep systemic reforms by the President, the parliament and the government.

Background note on the international advocacy activities of the Open Dialogue Foundation coordinated by the Brussels office in 2013 – 2015

12 June 2015

The Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) is a non-governmental, non-partisan organization established in Poland, in 2009. The statutory objectives of the Foundation include promotion, support and protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law in the post-Soviet area.

Current challenges of lustration in Ukraine

8 June 2015

This analysis has been created to present the current status of lustration in Ukraine and reflect the need for it’s implementation and improvement. It is a joint work of the Open Dialogue Foundation and Civic Lustration Committee.

Reform of the Prosecutor’s Office in Ukraine may not be carried out due to the negligence of the former General Prosecutor V. Yarema and filibustering by the Petro Poroshenko Bloc

17 April 2015

One of the main obligations of the Ukrainian authorities to their Western partners, regarding the reform of the judicial system in the country, was the implementation of the reform of the prosecutor’s office.

Vitaliy Yarema “achievements”. Results of the activities of the Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s Office: a year after Euromaidan

1 March 2015

A year after Euromaidan, the crimes of the Viktor Yanukovych regime are yet to be investigated. The former leadership of the General Prosecutor’s Office should be held accountable for the department’s poor results.

Report: Collected expertise on draft law of Ukraine “On Purification of Government”

10 September 2014

Since late March 2014 we actively support Lustration Committee of Yehor Sobolev by organizing thematic conferences, study visits in the dedicated institutions in Europe and also a direct hands-on consulting on draft law of Ukraine “On Purification of Government”.

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development: cooperation with Ukraine

23 June 2014

Over the 23 years of the Bank’s cooperation, Ukraine was offered resources in the amount of over 7.94 billion US dollars (of which more than $5.5 billion has already been used).

The Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership Fund: cooperation with Ukraine

16 June 2014

During its presidency of the European Union in 2009, the Swedish authorities proposed launching the Eastern European Partnership programme with the project regarding energy efficiency and the environment, the financial support for which will come from the Fund.

Еuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development: cooperation with Ukraine

16 June 2014

Over the 22-year cooperation, the portfolio of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Ukraine constituted 321 projects, for the implementation of which the Bank has allocated 8.7 billion euros.

EU to give a €1 billion loan to Ukraine as a part of the “Support package for Ukraine”

19 May 2014

On 13.05.2014, in Brussels, a Memorandum of Understanding and Loan Agreement were signed between Ukraine as a borrower and the EU as the lender in order to provide macro-financial assistance in the amount of €1 billion.

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