Rules of Procedure

Monitoring of Compliance with the Rules of Procedure of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine during the 7th Session of 8th Convocation

I. Meeting of the Conciliation Board of Deputy Factions (Deputy Groups)

1. The complete name of the event, “Meeting of the Conciliation Board of Deputy Factions (Deputy Groups)” (below, the CB), was not given on the main page of the website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Instead, meetings of “the Conciliation Board” were announced.

On putting on the agenda a number of draft laws (main and alternative) on the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine

The website of the VR of Ukraine has presented the weekly agenda of the 8th session of the VR of Ukraine of 8th convocation for the February 5 to 9, 2018, plenary week. This draft must be discussed at the meeting of the Conciliation Board of deputy factions and deputy groups on Monday, February 5.

On consideration of draft laws “On the High Anti-Corruption Court”

On September 30, 2016, Law of Ukraine No. 1401-8 “On Amending the Constitution of Ukraine (Concerning Justice)” and Law of Ukraine No. 1402-8 “On the Judicial System and the Status of Judges” (new version) took effect; these Laws provided for the creation, within the judicial system, of the High Anti-Corruption Court with the status of a high specialized court. Before the High Anti-Corruption Court is created and starts functioning, however, a Law regulating the procedure for its formation and operation must be adopted.

Monitoring of the work of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on November 6-10, 2017

To start with, it should be noted that, for the first time in the parliamentary history of Ukraine, all meetings of the Verkhovna Rada were conducted in Ukrainian. This pertains not only to the work of the chairs but also to all statements made from the rostrum or from the floor as well as to the questions and answers, which were voiced exclusively in the state language.

Meeting of the Conciliation Board

Analysis by the Program’s experts of the provisions of the Roadmap on Internal Reform and Capacity-Building for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

1. It should be noted that a detailed analysis by the Program’s experts of the Roadmap’s provisions shows that a number of its recommendations require no implementation actions. In particular this pertains to recommendations regarding quality of proposed legislation (Nos. 3-5). The current Rules of Procedure of the VR of Ukraine (below, Rules of Procedure) provide opportunities for implementing the measures specified in these recommendations.

Report on the Progress of Implementation of the Roadmap on Internal Reform and Capacity-Building for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

The USAID RADA Program (below, the Program), in association with its partners, took part in all events aimed at implementing the Roadmap on Internal Reform and Capacity-Building for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (below, the Program), starting from its presentation in 2015 and until the present time.

The state of implementation of the Roadmap on Internal Reform
and Capacity-Building for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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