RADA Program News and Events

Rebecca Harms: "The quality of democracy can be evaluated by one indicator: in the case of Parliament, it is the extent to which the parliamentary majority respects minority and opposition rights"

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 21:45

Students of Odesa I.I.Mechnikov National University attended a lecture of a German politician, former member of the European Parliament Rebecca Harms. It was dedicated to European standards and democratic principles of parliamentary representation.

RADA Program held a training for new employees of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 20:30

The legislative process has many nuances and peculiarities. The knowledge of them is necessary for the successful functioning of the parliamentary Secretariat. That knowledge is crucially important for people who have recently started their professional activities.

On October 24, the parliamentary Secretariat staff of the first year of work received training on the issues of the legislative process in the national Parliament. It was organized by the USAID RADA Program.

Parliamentary days took place in Lviv

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 20:00

USAID RADA Program representatives visited Lviv, where they held a series of events related to presenting activities of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (VRU).

MPs of Ukraine of IX convocation Mykola Knyazhytskyy, Pavlo Bakunets, Halyna Vasylchenko, Oleh Syniutka, Sophia Fedyna, Ihor Huz, as well as parliamentarians of the Verkhovna Rada of the previous convocation Oksana Yurynets and Ruslan Sydorovych took part in the events.

Aides of People's Deputies of Ukraine have improved their knowledge of the Parliament's Rules of Procedure

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 16:45

The USAID RADA Program held a regular training session “Rules of procedure of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine”.

Its participants, MPs' aides, became acquainted with the procedure of drafting and passing laws, with the specifics of the constitutional process in the Parliament.

MPs’ Aides Attended the Training Session "Activities of People's Deputy of Ukraine and His/Her Team"

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 21:00

The participants learned how the activities of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the VRU Secretariat and secretariats of the committees are ensured. They got acquainted with the peculiarities of parliamentarians and their teams work in constituencies, with rules of preparation of a MP report.