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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.

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.

30 March 2017

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

On March 29, Data Journalism Agency ( 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...

24 February 2017

The Future of the Residence Registration Institute in Ukraine was Discussed in Kyiv

The issues of restrictions which require the Ukrainian people to have a mandatory stamp of residence of registration, so called “propyska”, the level of public authorities and international human rights organizations and think tanks were raised up on February 23 in Kyiv. The debate was initiated by the СEDOS think tank supported by the International Renaissance Foundation’s initiative on think tanks...

30 January 2017


Info victory in the "hybrid war" is no less important than the military one. In the third year of war, Ukrainian state with relative success is defending its basic "information area". However, achievements seem to be significantly smaller there where they are most acutely needed. In particular, in the Donbas, where it is essential to promote Ukrainian information product on a temporarily occupied territory and...

07 December 2016


Populism is replaced by analytics, as slogans-and-declarations by facts-and-researches, and promises-and-projects are neglected by thoughtfully made decisions. For a modern state, such a scenario is mostly required. To realize it, think tanks, which are rapidly gaining momentum and have significant influence on the of public policy "agenda", could help.

26 July 2016

Data Analysis. An Access is Opened

The most attractive profession of the twenty first century is a Data Analyst, according to the American edition of Harvard Business Review, and it is possible to get in Ukraine now; and it is for free, for a few months, from the leading Ukrainian teachers. This unique opportunity is provided by a joint initiative of the International Renaissance Foundation, Ukrainian public project of massive open online courses...

03 December 2015

All Quiet on the Other Front? State and Prospectives of Reforms in Ukraine

Today, Ukraine fights on two fronts – one to regain its territorial integrity against Russia’s aggression, and the second one is the front of reforms. In order to discuss how Ukraine implements various reforms, Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels in cooperation with the Open Society European Policy Institute and with support of the Think Tank Fund, the International Renaissance Foundation and SIDA...

09 September 2015

Contest for internship at think tanks

International Renaissance Foundation in partnership with the Think Tank Foundation (TTF) under the financial support of the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine (SIDA) announce a contest “INTERNSHIP OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AT THINK TANKS” (hereinafter referred to as the “contest”) within the framework of the “Think Tank Support Initiative in Ukraine”

04 September 2015

Contest “Institutional Support to Regional Think Tanks”

International Renaissance Foundation in partnership with the Think Tank Foundation (TTF) under financial support of the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine (SIDA) announce the “Contest “Institutional Support to Regional Think Tanks in Ukraine” within the framework of the Think Tank Support Initiative in Ukraine.

01 September 2015

Online course: Women and men: gender for all

In the Ukrainian society women’s wages are on average 30% lower than men’s salary! Even nowadays in Ukraine there is a list of several hundred jobs prohibited for women! And in some areas it is Ukrainian men who are discriminated!

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