By UDI Associate Dmytro Khutkyy. Digital technologies provide the public with the multitude of more accessible, connecting, and instant e-activism opportunities. Albeit, this comes with a price. Internet access toe-participation portals makes them more vulnerable to internal corruption and external hacking while online media make the public opinion more susceptible to manipulation.These issues are especially… Read more »
In the covid-19 fight, at what point do people think the cure is worse than the disease? Our new survey evidence from Ukraine shows that for countries in conflict, economic fears aren’t the only issue. National security threats may pose significant barriers to slowing down the virus.
On Jan. 8, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed minutes after taking off from Tehran, killing the 176 people on board. The crash threw Ukraine again into the international news — not on its own terms, but as a casualty of other nations’ political intrigues. So how did the government respond?
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 »