Romania Must Not Grant Immunity to the Corrupt and Should Implement Strong Anti-corruption Laws

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat Transparency International and Transparency International Romania and Transparency International Ukraine welcome the government of Romania’s withdrawal of emergency laws that appeared to weaken the fight against corruption and call for full implementation…

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Businessmen Disengage From Below-threshold Procurement in ProZorro Due to Disqualifications

One of the reasons for lackluster business competition on below-threshold procurement are frequent dubious disqualifications. Another reason is that the State Audit Service of Ukraine and the Department of Economic Protection of the National Police have…

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NABU Сontinues Preliminary Investigation Into Procurement of Hybrid SUVs For the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Official Response to the Request From TI Ukraine)

On January 23, 2017, the detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) began a preliminary investigation into the procurement of hybrid SUVs for the National Police. According to a reply received by the Transparency…

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Corrupted Ukrainian Counterrevolution – Netherlands Edition

The Netherlands “Follow the Money” online edition writes about the fierce anti-corruption fight in Ukraine, the honest judiciary system and how transparent the Ukrainian Government actually is. The fight has been going on for three years…

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Why Hasn’t Ukroboronprom Developed a Supervisory Board? And Prime Minister Hroisman’s Comments

Despite Ukraine being in its third year of war, Ukroboronprom, the largest state military-industrial corporation – which includes more than 130 enterprises – has not developed a Supervisory Board yet. Under the law, the Supervisory Board…

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Poroshenko Tied to Airline that May Have Helped Yanukovych Cronies Flee

A secretive VIP jet charter business that may have helped officials flee Ukraine as the government of Viktor Yanukovych collapsed appears closely linked to the business empire of current Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Business Airlines flew…

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TI Ukraine Presented the Monitoring Tools to the NGOs From Other Countries

The presentation of the programme “Improving Transparency and Efficiency of Public Procurement in Ukraine Through The Cooperation With Civil Society“ took place in Kiev, January 24. This training project is estimated to last for two years…

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NAKO Will Act As An Independent Expert In The Reformation of “Ukroboronprom”

The Defence Corruption Monitoring Committee (DCMC/Ukrainian abbreviation is NAKO) and Transparency International Ukraine have agreed with the State Concern “Ukroboronprom” to participate in its reformation as an independent expert. NAKO and TI Ukraine will provide expert…

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Impunity and Inefficient Justice System Keep Ukraine at the Bottom of Corruption Rankings

Ukraine scored 29 points out of 100 possible in the world Corruption Perceptions Index (СРІ) for 2016, which is an improvement of two points compared to last year. However, this meager progress is not enough for…

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TI Ukraine Starts Publishing Annual Reports On ProZorro Work

Transparency International Ukraine publishes an annual analytical report on the work of the ProZorro procurement system. The Innovative Projects Program team prepared the research comprising information for December 2016. The program manager Viktor Nestulia described the…

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