Reforms Review Meeting

The Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR), Vox Ukraine together with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and USAID UNITER Project, implemented by Pact organize the first Reforms Review Meeting on September 28, 2015, from 2:00 pm-4:30 pm, at the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) (1, Ivana Mazepy str., Kyiv, Ukraine).


The Reforms Review Meeting will bring together key Kyiv-based stakeholders for a round table discussion of Ukrainian reforms.  The authors of the Carnegie Endowment’s recently published Ukraine Reform Monitor will share their assessment of the state and direction of reforms in Ukraine in the areas of domestic politics and judicial system, economic policy, national security, and its constitution.  Their remarks will be followed by comments from Ukrainian and international experts engaged in the reform process. 


The Ukraine Reform Monitor is a new initiative launched by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to provide objective, rigorous assessments of the Ukrainian reform effort via a series of regular memos and briefings prepared by a team of scholars based inside Ukraine. Simultaneous translation (Ukrainian, English) will be provided. Reforms Review Meetings are held under Chatham House rules. Reception will follow.

2:00-2:15 Welcoming Remarks  

George Logush (Kyiv School of Economics), Yevhen Bystritsky (International Renaissance  Foundation), Roland Kovats (Pact) 
Moderator: Balazs Jarabik (Carnegie Endowment) 
2:15-2:45 Reforms Overview 
Richard Youngs (Carnegie Europe), Valery Pekar (Nova Kraina), Oksana Movchan (National Reforms Council`s reform monitoring project)  
2:45-4:00 Sectoral Review
Political reforms and judiciary: Mikhail Minakov (Ukraine Reform Monitor), Mykhailo Zhernakov (Reanimation Package of Reforms), Olga Nikolaeva (USAID Fair Justice Project) 
Economic reforms: Oleksandr Zholud (Ukraine Reform Monitor), Anna Derevyanko (European Business Association) Veronika Movchan (Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting), Viktoria Strakhova (National Reforms Council), Jerome Vacher (IMF – invited) 
Security sector reform: Anastasiya Leukhina (Ukraine Reform Minitor), Valeriy Sadovskyi (Reanimation Package of Reforms), Kalman Mizsei (EU Advisory Mission for Security Sector Reform), Archill Tsintsadze (National Reform Council)
Decentralization: Yury Dzhygir (Ukraine Reform Monitor), Ihor Koliusko (Reanimation Package of Reforms); Elena Simonenko (National Reforms Council), Ruslana Vovk (Democracy Reporting International)


4:00-4:30 Discussion


Seats are limited, so registration is needed:, wait for confirmation letter.