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All the materials marked with tag: civic control
24 April, 2012
A Speech by U.S. Ambassador John F. Tefft to the Students of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy School of Law on April 19, 2012
17 April, 2012Society
Forming a fully-fledged civil society in Ukraine is still a challenge because the numerous existing NGOs have failed to become its foundation
17 April, 2012Society
Ukraine has more and more civic movements, the activities of which are not only directed towards ensuring the awareness of society and those in power of specific problems, but also their resolution
12 March, 2012Society
They’re not waiting for the Ukrainian highway patrol to become honest or for drivers to start respecting the rules. Activists from the social movements “I Park Like an Idiot,” “Road Control” and “I Drive Well and Sober” promote ethical conduct among drivers
27 February, 2012Investigation
Real as opposed to “puppet” civic activism is something neither dishonest entrepreneurs, nor the government want, which is why the efforts of activists are often quashed
23 December, 2011Society
Ukrainians “prepay” coffee and “liberate” books
23 December, 2011Politics
The government struggles to hush NGOs that could spur society to protest
29 November, 2011Society
An informal consumer rights movement is gaining momentum in Donetsk, but some of the activists are now facing criminal charges
13 March, 2011Politics
Fight corruption only leads to its growing if citizens pin all their hopes on “wise rulers” and sit back, while continuing to give and accept bribes in the meantime
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
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