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19 June 2017

The President's Award to the implementation of the European aspirations of Ukraine

President of Ukraine has awarded the Order "For Merit" of the III Degree to Oleksandr Sushko, Chairman of the Board of the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF), Research Director of the Institute of Euro-Atlantic Cooperation; Iryna Sushko, Executive Director of NGO "Europe without Barriers"; Aliona Getmanchuk, Director of the Institute of World Policy, for their significant personal contribution to the...

13 June 2017

Sweden is a major donor of Ukrainian reforms: audit of bilateral relations with Ukraine

On June 12, the Institute of World Policy presented the “Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine - Sweden”, its sequent research from the series on bilateral relations of Ukraine with partners. The research was published within the framework of Think Tank Development Initiative implemented by the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) in partnership with the Think Tank Fund (TTF) with the financial support of the...

07 June 2017

Think Tank Development Initiative for Ukraine

The International Renaissance Foundation, in partnership with the Think Tank Fund of the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), launched the Think Tank Development Initiative for Ukraine (TTDI) with financial support of the Embassy of Sweden to Ukraine. TTDI was designed for the period of 2014-2017.

30 May 2017

Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Audit. Recommendations for Foreign Policy Strategy

Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Audit, a project by the Institute of World Policy, is perhaps the most ambitious analytical attempt to fill in this strategic gap over the past two and a half decades. It is primarily distinguished by its complexity and inclusiveness: the project covers not only the reviews of bilateral relations, but also a number of interviews taken with key stakeholders.

26 May 2017

IRF at the Arsenal Book Festival: the Roma Program

For the first time at the Arsenal Book Festival the Roma program was presented. During four days, from May 17 to May 20, the International Book Festival hosted events introducing the Roma culture: literature, theater, documentary films, science and education.

24 May 2017

Adaptation of ATO veterans to be addressed by NGOs and volunteers

Recently Dnipro hosted a round table on the topic of social adaptation of the ATO veterans involving 12 organizations that would be dealing with the development of sustainable models of adaptation under support of the International Renaissance Foundation.

23 May 2017

EU-Ukraine Association Agreement: what’s new in energy and environment?

On May 23 in Brussels the discussion will build upon the findings of the annual monitoring report: "Ukraine and Association Agreement: how to prevent a storm?" which tracks the progress of energy and environmental reforms in Ukraine in line with the Association Agreement and commitments to the Energy Community. During the event the discussion will focus on the following questions: • What is the current state...

02 May 2017

Film to commemorate the Odessa tragedy: 2 May 2014

On the eve of the third anniversary of the Odessa tragedy tens of thousands of people in Europe saw a film on May 2 events. Today, on May 2, at 19:30 it will be shown again on the TV channel “UA: First”.

03 April 2017

Free Online Course on Data Analysis "Machine Learning" is Launched

Today, on April 3, a free online course "Machine Learning" on the educational web platform "Prometheus" is launched. This is the last course from the "Data Analysis" cycle that the International Renaissance Foundation and Prometheus launched last year.

31 March 2017

Statement by the International Renaissance Foundation On the Amendments to the Anti-Corruption...

On March 22, 2017, the Parliament of Ukraine approved the bill “On Making Amendments to Article 3 of the Law of Ukraine “On Prevention of Corruption”. The President signed the bill (#6172) into law on March 26. The finalized version of the law contains a number of amendments introduced in defiance of the core committee’s decision and significantly altering the initial purpose of the bill that had been...

30 March 2017

Old Corruption Schemes in Public Procurement Are Still Working: The Research

On March 29, Data Journalism Agency (Texty.org.ua) published a research "What Government Procurement Tenders Hide" of old corruption schemes in public procurement that are working today. The study is based on information on public procurement, that was published in print in the "Journal of Public Procurement" before ProZorro and other open data portals appeared. The analysis of hundreds of thousands of "Protocols...

28 February 2017

The first talk about modern Ukrainian Roma Women in Ukraine

Work on the first in Ukraine documentary project about modern Ukrainian Roma women, who have applied themselves in social activities, art or profession which is not connected to the scene, remains. A series of seven short films titled "Seven stories of successful Roma women" will be released in spring and aims to change perceptions of Roma women in society. Previous presentation of the film will take place in Roma...

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