Reform Review Meeting: Decentralization

November 30 Wednesday

Event fully booked

Date/time

November 30, 2016

Loc.

Kyiv School of Economics, room 206, Dmytrivska St. 92-94, Kyiv, Ukraine

Type

Workshop

The Reform Review Meeting will assess the conceptual and legislative status of decentralization reforms and the process of implementation thereof, and discuss next steps for future reform in Ukraine.

Also available in Українська, Deutsch

The Institute for Political Education, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace are pleased to host a closed, half-day workshop, entitled Sectoral Review Workshop: Decentralization, to take place at the Kyiv School of Economics in Kyiv, Ukraine on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

The workshop will convene 40-45 Ukrainian and international experts and officials engaged in Ukraine’s reform process to assess decentralization reform efforts. Specifically, workshop participants will assess the conceptual and legislative status of decentralization reforms and the process of implementation thereof, and discuss next steps for future reform in Ukraine. The workshop will be conducted in English and Ukrainian with simultaneous translation, under Chatham House rule.

This workshop is organized as part of the Carnegie Endowment’s Monitoring Ukraine Reform project, an initiative to provide objective, rigorous assessments of the Ukrainian reform effort via a series of regular workshops, publications, and briefings prepared by a team of scholars based inside Ukraine.

Agenda

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Welcome coffee and registration

2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Welcome Remarks

Tymofiy Mylovanov, honorary president, Kyiv School of Economics

Moritz Junginger, Ukraine Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Andriy Strannikov, director, Institute for Political Education

2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Session 1: Assessing the conceptual and legislative status of reforms

Sergiy Sharshov, Director, Department for Local Self-Governance and Territorial Organisation of Authorities, Ministry of Regional Development

Anatoly Tkachuk, Civil Society Institute/RPR

Maryna Bryl, national policy development expert, DESPRO—Swiss-Ukrainian Decentralization Support Project

Graham Meadows, special advisor to the EU Commissioner on Agriculture and Rural Economic Policies, European Commission

Michael Druckman, Ukraine country director, International Republican Institute

Moderator: Balázs Jarábik, visiting scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Coffee break

4:15 – 6:00 p.m. Session 2: Analyzing the implementation of reforms

Alexandra Fehlinger, project leader, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Benedikt Herrmann, policy officer, EU Support Group to Ukraine

Barry Reed, project manager, DOBRE—Decentralization Offering Better Results and Efficiency

Olena Tomniuk, Association of Ukrainian Cities

Oleksandr Solontay, head, Applied Politics Programme, Institute for Political Education

Moderator: Graham Meadows, special advisor to the EU Commissioner on Agriculture and Rural Economic Policies, European Commission

6:00 p.m. Reception

Download the agenda of the Sectoral Review Workshop: Decentralization

Sectoral Review Workshop: Decentralization

Sectoral Review Workshop: Decentralization

Contact person

Moritz Junginger

Program Assistant

Moritz Junginger
Phone +380 44 4927443
Fax +380 44 4927443
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ русский,‎ Français

Anna Portnova

Project Coordinator

Anna Portnova
Phone +380 44 4927443

Partners

Institute for Political Education Carnegie Endowment for International Peace