RADA Program News and Events

For the first time, the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine considered an electronic petition in accordance with the new procedure

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:15

The appeal, which was supported by the required number of Ukrainians in just a week (25,705 signatures), called for the creation of an Ad Hoc Investigation Commission tasked with investigating into the case of the “Wagner Private Military Company.”

Parliamentary Secretariat employees have improved their knowledge of the legislative process

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 16:15

One of the objectives of the USAID RADA Program is to support the VR Secretariat in improving its performance. Such assistance provides, among other things, for organizing specialized trainings for employees of the Secretariat.

On October 21-23, the RADA Program conducted a training “The Legislative Process in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.”

The interns at the VRU Information and Research Center were taught to prepare information references for MPs

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 20:00

Work on information references at the Information and Research Center (IRC) begins long before an inquiry from MPs is received. Indeed, the first thing to do is in fact to train those who will create those references, i.e. the interns.

The Model Committee Initiative will help the parliamentary Committees to make their work more effective

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 12:30

On October 15, the Model Committee Pilot Project was presented online. It is aimed at improving the cooperation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committees with the Government and the respective sectoral Ministries, the performance of the oversight functions by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committees, and at increasing the human resources capacity of the secretariats of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committees.

The Youth Internship Program has started at the VR Information and Research Center

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 22:30

The RADA Program conducted an introductory session for the interns of the Information and Research Center (IRC) at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

A welcoming address was delivered in particular by Deputy Head of the VR Secretariat Andriy Melnychuk. He emphasized the need to draw on the best world practices of research services.