• First National Forum

    September 22, 2015

    The National Forum of “Transformation of Ukraine” took place in Kyiv. The initiators, organizers and active participants were representatives of civil society, NGOs, clergy, education, culture, science, business, the international community. The organization of this Forum is caused the current challenges that facing Ukraine, the need to maintenance of Ukrainian statehood, to undertake effective reforms and transformations, to ensure sustainable development of the country and the successful process of European integration. Forum is a support system of reforms in Ukraine. Such approach is based on the best European practices.

    The main tasks of the Forum:

    • communication platform;
    • an explanation of the reasons for the changes and reforms to the society;
    • monitoring the implementation of legal and administrative decisions of the authorities and its impact on daily life of society;
    • monitoring and reporting on threats for the reforms.

    Forum launches the permanent platform of communication and cooperation between representatives of Ukrainian society, social activists, government (the President, Parliament and Government of Ukraine) and the international community. Sectoral Forums will be held with the purpose to discuss reform plans in all areas of economic and social life in Ukraine, and to establish systemic communication between civil society, government, parliament and international community. The Sectoral Forums will take place at the national and regional levels and discuss main strategic reforms, without excluding other possible issues of general public interest. Key priority sectors are: business climate; agriculture; energy sector; decentralization and regional development; development of civil society; education and science; social sector; culture. The Supervisory Board of the National Forum includes such members: Patriarch Filaret, Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate; Patriarch Sviatoslav, Head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church; Jan Tombinski, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine; Jerzy Kwiecinski, President of Foundation European Center for Enterprise, Responsible for coordination of National Development Policy and Cohesion Politic of Poland, preparation of the National Development Strategy 2007-2015 and National Cohesion Strategy 2007-2013 of Poland; Anatoliy Kinakh, head of the Anti-Crisis Council of non-government organizations; President of the Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs; Evgeni Utkin, pioneer of high technology, social activist; Eugene Nyschuk, Minister of Culture of Ukraine (2014), Honored Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of the Lech Walesa Award; Mykhaylo Khariy, chairman of non-governmental organization “Center of Transformation of Ukraine”, coordinator of Civil Society Initiative. Following the Forum a Communication was prepared and published Download English version.

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