No Time Left for Reforms, but it Seems the President does not Perceive it this Way, Jose Ugaz

“The leaders of the Ukrainian state should do everything possible to jail ousted ex-president and recover the stolen assets. The world is watching,” said Jose Ugaz, the chair of the board of global anti-corruption coalition Transparency…

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Too Much Impunity for Corruption in Ukraine

Ukraine is losing its opportunity to demonstrate to the world the efficiency of its anti-corruption program. On the contrary, impunity of the grand corrupt officials of the previous regime and political pressure on the newly developed…

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Does International Security Assistance Reach the Frontlines?

Since the beginning of armed hostilities in the Donbas region, Ukraine has received hundreds of millions of dollars of international security assistance for self-defensive sphere. Does the state authorities report on its use? Does this security…

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Anti-graft group looks to sue over stolen Yanukovych cash

Transparency International Director Jose Ugaz speaks in Kyiv on May 22. Ugaz, who made his name as chief prosecutor on the investigation that brought down Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, called the failure to return ex-President Viktor…

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On 1 June, the Distance Learning Program “Public Contracts and Public Monitoring” will Begin

On June 1, 2017, a new distance education project launched by “Open University of Maidan” – “Public contracts and public monitoring” will begin. Please register to join our program using the following link This course will…

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Transparency Rate of Ukrainian Cities. What do the Numbers tell us?

By Kateryna Tsybenko, Radio Svoboda, ‘Tochka zoru’ What issues unite West and South of Ukraine? These parts of our country have transparency issues in housing policy, social services, and education. The results of a pilot research…

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The Richest Heads of the State Fiscal Service in Kharkiv Oblast

Six heads of the State Fiscal Service in Kharkiv oblast reserve 1,930,000 US dollars, 70,000 euros and 1,290,000 hryvnias in cash and on their bank accounts in general. Mykola Rybakov, the Head of the Central Department…

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Transparency International urges the Prosecutor General to take constructive criticism less emotionally

The Prosecutor General of Ukraine and his press office used accusations towards the international organization in response to the critical statement of the anti-corruption network Transparency International concerning the apparent lack of progress in the anti-corruption…

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Excessive secrecy and weak planning undermine the effectiveness of international assistance in the defense sphere – new study

International security assistance to Ukraine is not always used effectively, according to new research on corruption risks in security assistance by the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee. The report identifies improvements in how assistance is monitored, but…

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Ukraine has the high impunity level for corruption

Ukraine is losing its opportunity to demonstrate to the world the efficiency of its anti-corruption program. On the contrary, impunity of the top corrupt officials of the previous regime and political pressure on the newly developed…

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