On October 6th, 2015 non-governmental union "Foundation for support of reforms in Ukraine" has signed a partnership agreement with GIZ. The organization promotes sustainable economic development of Ukraine and the process of development and implementation of reforms, acting on behalf of German Federal Government.
The main goal
The agreement provides support to Project office in its activities on coordination and development of reforms of the National Reform Council (NRC).
The joint project has the following objectives:
• Coordinate and facilitate efforts on reforms initiation and development, monitoring and control of their implementation in various fields in accordance with the priorities determined by NRC;
• Ensure the transparency in reforms development and implementation;
• Maintain a constant communication with NRC for analysis and reporting in proper quality;
• Ensure effective communication and partnerships with national and international organizations, donors and civil society;
The agreement between the organizations is valid until the end of March 2016.
GIZ has been supporting Ukraine’s transition process on behalf of the German Government since 1993. It is currently working on behalf of four German ministries, the European Union (EU) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) at around 20 locations in Ukraine, with approximately 90 local and international staff. Around 30 integrated and returning experts are providing support for the public administration, chambers of commerce and SMEs. The GIZ office in Kyiv opened in 2009.
Project Office for coordination of reforms development and implementation
On February 17, 2015 there was signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the Executive Reform Committee and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for supporting the National Reform Council and Project Office for coordination of reforms development and implementation in Ukraine.
The goal of the initiative – Project Office will coordinate the processes of reforms development and implementation, monitor their execution and provide communication between Ministries and Parliament, and between the Government and Public sector.