USAID RADA Program COP on creation of parliamentary service

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:00

Ihor Kogut, Chief of Party of the USAID RADA Program, took part in the event on February 22 organized on February 22by the Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government and the Committee on the Regulations and Organization of Work of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe with the support of the Council of Europe Program "Decentralization and territorial consolidation in Ukraine".

Speaking to participants, Ihor Kogut noted the crucial need to create an effective, professional, politically impartial parliamentary service as a necessary condition for quality legislation. Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will enable to increase the status of parliamentary service in the legislative process, as well as provide professional analytical support and level of public confidence in the parliament.