RADA Program News and Events

USAID facilitates dialogue between political parties and civil sector on political finance

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 13:00

On October 18 the IFES Ukraine jointly with NDI and USAID’s RADA Program with the support of the USAID and the UK aid, organized the forum "Our Money in Elections".

Approximately 100 participants MPs, representatives of Central Election Commission, international experts, civil society organizations and media participated.

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.

USAID supports openness and accountability of the Ukrainian Parliament

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:45

On October 9 the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova, together with the USAID RADA Program organized a meeting with Christa Markwalder, a Swiss politician, former Speaker of the National Council and current member of the Foreign Policy Commission, entitled "Principles of trust to the Parliament".

USAID facilitates discussion on parliamentary immunity and indemnity

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 15:30

USAID RADA Program, the Center for Policy and Legal Reform, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), and Venice Commission of the Council of Europe with the support from the European Union organized the international round-table “Parliamentary immunity and indemnity. Amendments to the Constitution”. Approximately 100 participants MPs, experts, representatives of the Judicial Department of the Ukrainian parliament and civil society representatives participated in the event.

USAID facilitates dialogue on ceasing legislative spam

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 16:15

USAID’s RADA Program jointly with the Association of MPs of Ukraine organized a discussion on the topic "Ways of overcoming legislative spam" on September 26. Representatives of the Verkhovna Rada Secretariat said that the e-tools such as E-Petitions and the platform Portal of Public Discussions of Draft Laws, developed within the RADA Program, help them to improve work on legislation.

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