USAID supports independent research service establishment in the Ukrainian Parliament

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 11:00

On October 9 the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova, jointly with the USAID RADA Program organized a workshop with Dr. Peter Grunenfelder “The role of policy analysis in the legislative process”. Grunenfelder runs Avenir Suisse, an independent think tank that works for the future of Switzerland by developing evidence-based, liberal, free-market ideas. Approximately 50 participants representatives of the Judicial Department of the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat, civil society organization and research centers participated in the event. Participants discussed the principle of operation of modern think tanks and laid the foundation for a creation of a research service in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.