• Aug 10
    ARTICLE | HOW CAN KYIV AND BRUSSELS IMPROVE THEIR RELATIONS?

    Ukrainian dreams of quick membership in the EU should be replaced by a pragmatic approach of using the opportunities provided by EU instruments to modernise the country and strengthen its institutions.

  • Aug 7
    ARTICLE | UKRAINIAN IMMIGRANTS ARE POWERING POLAND’S ECONOMY

    The number of Ukrainians in Poland has soared since fighting began in eastern Ukraine in 2014. There is no definitive figure, but around 1m are estimated to be working in Poland at any given time. Most did not flee the war but its economic consequences: a recession that lasted two years, unemployment and a plunging currency.

  • Jul 27
    ARTICLE | CULTURES OF CHANGE – TAKING RESISTANCE TO TRANSNATIONAL HEIGHT!

    The interview is conducted by UDI Associate Maryna Rabinovych. In June 2017, Brazilian Korean activist and filmmaker Iara Lee held a series of screenings in Ukraine as part of her push for driving cultures of resistance across the Globe. Lee is the director of the Cultures of Resistance Network. The organization promotes global solidarity, supports efforts… Read more »

  • Jul 17
    ARTICLE | THE REFORM OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT IN UKRAIINE: TARGETS, ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES

    By UDI Associate Maryna Rabinovych INTRODUCTION According to the WTO (2016), the share of public procurement in the global GDP accounts for 10-15 percent[1].  The notion ‘public procurement’ refers to “the purchase by governments and state-owned enterprises of goods, services and works”[2]. Insufficient competitiveness and transparency of public procurement were repeatedly emphasized as the key… Read more »

  • Jul 2
    ARTICLE | UKRAINIAN TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES REACH FAR BEYOND THEIR NATIONAL BORDERS

    Outsourcing of software development projects to Ukrainian consultants has been a global practice for years. But now the business landscape is changing as more technology product companies and start-ups from Ukraine try to make their mark in the EU and beyond.