18 October 2017
George Soros has announced his decision to give USD 18 billion of his own wealth to the Open Society Foundations, a network that he founded. This step will significantly strengthen the wing of philanthropy aiming at supporting the development of successful democratic societies based on respect for human rights and the rule of law. Today the Open Society Foundations, to which the International Renaissance...
12 October 2017
The Administration of the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF), in response to accusations against the All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV / AIDS Charitable Organization and the Patients of Ukraine Charitable Foundation of misappropriation and misuse of grant funds, made by Ukraine's law enforcement authorities, is compelled to make the following statement.
11 October 2017
On October 11, a unique large-scale study of the actual practice of public prosecutors at the stage of pre-trial investigation was released. The study titled "The Role of the Public Prosecutor at the Pre-Trial Stage of the Criminal Proceedings" was conducted through the initiative of the International Renaissance Foundation during 2016-2017 by a group of 18 researchers. They assessed the actual practice of...
05 October 2017
While minority languages are important and the rights of their speakers must be respected, it is the official language that unites a society and enables citizens to participate economically and politically. Ukraine’s government has the right – indeed, the duty – to ensure that all of its citizens learn Ukrainian effectively.
19 September 2017
The new Executive Director will take office on January 1, 2018.
28 July 2017
The conclusion of this process, the panel was not able to identify one single candidate who would be fully compliant with the comprehensive requirements of this search. Therefore, the competition has been closed without identifying the winner.
21 July 2017
Speech by the Executive Director of the International Renaissance Foundation on July 13, 2017, in Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
14 July 2017
On July 13, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine hosted an expert discussion on historical responsibility “Germany and Ukraine in Europe: responsibility for the past – responsibilities for the future”. The event was organized by the Kyiv Dialogue Project and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Foreign Affairs under support of the International Renaissance Foundation to give impetus to broad German-Ukrainian...
13 July 2017
We are writing to alert you to deeply troubling developments in the heart of the European Union, in Hungary. Last week the Fidesz-led government launched a nationwide billboard and television advertising campaign reminiscent of Europe’s darkest hours.
10 July 2017
Annual report of the International Renaissance Foundation for 2016.
07 July 2017
Today, on July 7, the Advocacy Advisory Panel handed over to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (The Hague) proofs of the involvement of Russian officials in crimes against humanity committed by senior officials of Ukraine during the Revolution of Dignity.
19 June 2017
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...
14 June 2017
Remarks delivered at the launch of the European Roma Institute for Art and Culture
13 June 2017
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
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.
26 May 2017
The International Renaissance Foundation states with full responsibility that all projects supported by the IRF and implemented by the Anti-corruption Action Center NGO have been implemented in compliance with international standards of good project management, in accordance with approved budgets and transparent reporting.