The National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” was established to promote efforts coordination of the civil society, the State Power of Ukraine, opposition and key international institutions to design and implement a European integration model of Ukraine’s development.
The objective of the Forum is to generate and implement a specific approach using Polish experience in country transformation according to the EU standards, based on the most useful experience and best European practices of building a democratic state, to provide sustainable development of the country for the benefit of the Ukrainian people.
The Supervisory Board of the National Forum includes:
Patriarch Filaret, Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kiev Patriarchate;
Patriarch Sviatoslav, Head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church;
Jerzy Kwiecinski, State Secretary of the Ministry of Development of Poland, Member of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Poland;
Jan Tombinski, former Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Head of the EU Delegetion to the Holy See, to the Order of Malta, to the UN Organizations in Rome and to the Republic of San Marino;
Evhen Nyschuk, Minister of Culture of Ukraine, Honored Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of the Lech Walesa Award;
Anatoliy Kinakh, Head of the Anti-Crisis Council of Non-government Organizations of Ukraine, President of the Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs;
Evhen Utkin, pioneer of high technologies, social activist;
Mykhailo Khariy, Chairman of the non-governmental organization “Center of Transformation of Ukraine”, Coordinator of the civil society initiative National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine”.
On September 22, 2015, the First National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” took place. The Forum defined goals, objectives and organizational structure.
On November 30, 2015, the Second National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” took place. The topic of the meeting was: “The role of the Civil Society in development of Ukraine as a European state and the possibility of using experience of Central and Eastern Europe in country transformation in line with the EU standards.”
On March 23, 2016, the Third National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” took place. The Forum was attended by representatives of the civil society, the authorities of Ukraine and international community. The topic “Socio-economic situation in Ukraine and tools to improve it” was addressed at the Forum. Moreover, Draft Recommendations for the President of Ukraine, leaders of political parties, deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Government of Ukraine, the civil society of Ukraine and international partners, based on the best practices of transformation in countries of Central and Eastern Europe (particularly Poland), developed by the Working Group of the NFTU, were presented.
On December 1, 2016, the Fourth National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” took place in the International Convention Center “Ukrainian House”. Taking into account all the proposals from the Forum and developments of the Working Group of the National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine”, subsequent to the Fourth Forum a draft Action Plan based on the Recommendations will be finalized and presented.