RADA Program News and Events

Online discussion “Involvement of Regional Stakeholders in the Legislative Process”

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 17:30

Today, within the framework of the Days of Parliament in Lviv oblast, an online discussion was held on “Involvement of Regional Stakeholders in the Legislative Process." The event was attended by the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov, MPs of Ukraine Halyna Vasylchenko, Roman Lozynskyi, Rostyslav Tistyk, Volodymyr Vyatrovych, Pavlo Bakunets and Natalia Pipa, representatives of local self-government bodies and NGOs of Lviv oblast.

The RADA Program Will Conduct Trainings on Gender-Sensitive Analysis of Legislation

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 16:30

USAID RADA Program trainers attended a training on gender-sensitive analysis of legislation.

During the training, they discussed in detail Ukraine’s international and domestic obligations on gender equality and familiarized themselves with the methodology of ex-ante gender impact assessment and relevant best practices.

The participants were told what data is used for the relevant analysis of draft laws and learned about the methods for collecting such data.

The Heads of the Secretariats of the Committees and the RADA Program Planned Further Cooperation

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 23:45

The USAID RADA Program held a coordination meeting with the heads of the secretariats of the Model Committees. It was dedicated to cooperation with the Committees in the implementation of the Model Committee Initiative.

RADA Program Director Ihor Kohut addressed the participants with a welcoming statement.

The East Europe Foundation Presents an Online Course on the Activities of International Parliamentary Organizations

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 10:15

Within the framework of the Project “Ukraine in Europe,” which was implemented by the East Europe Foundation and the Center for Liberal Modernity (Berlin) in partnership with the RADA Program and funded by the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, an online course entitled “Mandates of International Parliamentary Organizations” was developed.

The RADA Program and the Westminster Foundation for Democracy Conducted Trainings to Assess the Effectiveness of the Legislation

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 18:15

Effective oversight of the implementation of legislation is an important component of its effectiveness. The USAID RADA Program and the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) conducted trainings to assess the application of legislation.

The March 25 event was attended by MPs of Ukraine and their aides. They familiarized themselves with the relevant principles and practices, learned how such assessment can be adapted to provide best assistance to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in performing its oversight function.

The RADA Program Conducted a Training on Preventing Emotional Burnout

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 20:15

The USAID RADA Program conducted a training on combating emotional and occupational burnout.

The event was attended by employees of the Committee on State Building, Local Governance, Regional and Urban Development.

The participants learned the rules for reducing the risk of burnout and were instructed on ways to overcome it.

The training sessions took place on March 23 and 25.

Young People from Eastern Oblasts Learned how to Participate in the Legislative Process

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 18:30

The USAID RADA Program conducted a training on “Public Participation in the Work of the Parliament and the Legislative Process. Advocacy.”

Its participants were young people from Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Dnipropetrovsk and Kharkiv oblasts taking part in the 10-day Advocacy Youth Academy program.

For three days, they learned how the parliament works and how laws are adopted. During the training, considerable attention was paid to the tools of public participation in the legislative process.

USAID RADA Program Presented to the Leadership of the VR Secretariat the Results of the Functional Audit of the Model Committees

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 17:45

On March 15, representatives of the USAID RADA Program met at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine with the leadership of the Committees. During the meeting, the results of the functional audit conducted in January 2021 within the framework of the USAID RADA Program’s Model Committee Initiative were presented.