• Dec 13
    ARTICLE | Impact Evaluation of Participatory Budgeting in Ukraine

    By UDI Associate Dmytro Khutkyy and Kristina Avramchenko. Participatory budgeting as a mechanism of direct citizen participation in decision making on the use of public funds is globally acknowledged good practice of participatory governance. In Ukraine, within almost four years–from August 2015 till May 2019–participatory budgeting has been introduced in at least 154 communities. However,… Read more »

  • Nov 26
    ARTICLE | Analysts See Pitfalls for Ukraine in Coming Peace Talks

    The proposal for local elections in eastern Ukraine will be a major sticking point in the Paris talks. Zelenskiy has said elections will be held only after Ukraine regains control over the disputed territory and its border with Russia.

  • Oct 20
    How to Apply for UDI Visiting Fellow Program at UTS

    Applications for the 2020 (round 1) are now open. See ‘Key Dates’ below for more information. How to Apply 1. Read the UDI Visiting Fellow program’s Eligibility Criteria, UDI Fellowship Overview – Download and UDI Visiting Fellow Program Guidelines – Download 2. Define your research project topic, outline the planned outcomes of your visit, and agree… Read more »

  • Oct 19
    UDI Visiting Fellow Program with University of Technology Sydney (Australia)

    UDI Visiting Fellow Program Guidelines – Download Living in Sydney Tips for UDI VFs – Download UDI Fellowship Overview – Download How to Apply  

  • Sep 26
    ARTICLE | NATO’S NUCLEAR STRATEGY: CHANGING CONCEPT OR CHANGING CIRCUMSTANCES?

    The article was originally published at EUROPEAN POLITICAL AND LAW DISCOURSE. By UDI Associate Tetiana Melnyk. The article focuses on different internal and external variables that influence the strategy‐making process at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Research is based on the declassified documents from 1949 to 1968 and non‐classified strategies from 1991 onwards. Cold War… Read more »