RADA Program News and Events

USAID ensures youth to gain practical experience of parliamentary work

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 15:00

USAID’s RADA Program together with the NGO “Interns’ League” held the Closing Ceremony of the Parliamentary Internship Program 2018 on July 20. The Program provided an opportunity for professional development, first-hand experience, and engagement in the legislative process for 54 graduates, who successfully completed the six-month Parliamentary Internship Program. USAID Deputy Mission Director for Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus John Pennel, First Deputy Head of the Secretariat of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Petro Bodnar and other distinguished guests congratulated graduates.

USAID facilitates the ways of effective communication of parliamentary information in regional media

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:45

USAID’s RADA Program partner Internews-Ukraine held a two-day press tour for about 50 regional journalists to get insights about the work of the Verkhovna Rada on July 12-13. On the first day, journalists had a press briefing with Viktoria Siumar, Head of the parliamentary committee on freedom of speech and information policy, Press Service and the Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada and USAID’s RADA program staff.

USAID RADA Program supports independent parliamentary oversight of the Verkhovna Rada

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 13:30

USAID RADA Program in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation organized a meeting and a discussion to improve oversight performance of the Ukrainian Parliament on July 12. The discussion called "Parliamentary oversight over the implementation of laws. Experience of the German Bundestag and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine" brought together members of the Secretariats of the Verkhovna Rada Committees.