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In 2019, Ukraine witnessed two historic national elections which resulted in the election of a new president and parliament. International and domestic observes broadly viewed the election process and environment…
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Rada Approves Resolution to Continue Work on Amending the Constitution to Reduce the Number of MPs to 300 and designating the Proportional System for Future Parliamentary Elections. On February 4, the Verkhovna Rada,…
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On February 3, 2020, 11 Ukrainian students announced the registration of a new nongovernmental organization (NGO) called the Youth Democratic Association, or YODA. The organization aims to promote democratic principles…
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The 2015 Law on political finance and the establishment of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) gave rise to expectations of higher levels of transparency and accountability in…
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Government Appoints Novikov as NAPC Chair. On January 15, the Cabinet of Ministers appointed Oleksandr Novikov as Chair of the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC). The new NAPC Chair has…
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Oleh Matvieievskyi is a law, criminology and forensic science lecturer with over 20 years of experience. For many years he taught cadets at the National University Odesa Maritime Academy in…
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Students will learn about democratic governance, human rights, civil society and civic initiatives as well as design action projects to address specific challenges in their communities.  The “Democracy: From Theory to Practice” course was developed by the…
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New Election Code Signed by President Zelenskyy. On December 28, 2019, President Zelenskyy signed the new election code after it was approved by 330 Members of Parliament in the Verkhovna Rada…
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The Election Code has been signed by President Zelenskyy. On Saturday, December 28, the office of the President informed that President Zelenskyy on that day signed the election code as adopted with…
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On December 19, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law “On amending certain laws of Ukraine regarding the prevention and counteraction of corruption” in the second reading. The Law…
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Today, December 19, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) adopted an historic election code following a short debate in the plenary. The election code was approved with a comfortable majority of 330…
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In 1991, 28 years ago, Ukraine proclaimed its independence through a national referendum. Since its adoption in 1996, the Constitution of Ukraine has stipulated that a national referendum may be…
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