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№2 (10), 1 February 2016  
Slaves with the Mandate, or the End of  Decentralisation of Power
In this paper, the draft law №3693 is criticised for implementing the imperative mandate of the local deputies and providing political parties with the right  to recall them, without a possibility to challenge the lawfulness of such decisions before a court. 


Monitoring and Evaluation of Association Agreements with the EU
The authors propose tools to improve monitoring and evaluation process of the current Association Agreements implementation, which have been previously successfully used in the three Eastern Partnership countries.
Ukrainian-Russian Conflict and Its Implications for Northeast Asia
In this publication, the author analyses the consequences of violations of international obligations by Russia. These violations undermine the credibility of the guarantors of denuclearised states and create dangerous precedents for the countries in the Northeast Asia.
Events in Ukraine (reports)
21.01.2016. Mariupol, IWP and DIF Public debate: "Ukraine’s Accession to NATO: Necessity, Opportunity or Utopia?" (in Ukrainian)
25-26.01.2016. Kyiv, IWP Workshop: "WOSCAP Methodology Workshop in Ukraine"

28.01.2016. Kyiv, Razumkov Roundtable: "Why Think Tanks Matter to Policy Makers and the Public"
Upcoming events
11.02.2016. Kyiv, IWP Public discussion: "How Can We Resolve the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine?"
Reform and Resistance: Ukraine’s Selective State
In this article, the author analyses the current progress Ukraine has made in stabilising its economy, while highlighting that there is still much to be done in its current fight against corruption.
Breaking the Ukrainian Procuracy
This paper explores the role of Ukrainian procuracy in three key reforms: anti-corruption, the division of powers, and the rule of law. It calls for Ukraine to break from its traditional system of procuracy – a legacy of the Soviet past. 
Ukraine: A Migration Corridor with Half-Closed Doors
This report highlights a potential migration crisis in Ukraine from both political and economic refugees seeking to gain access into the EU, in addition to the increased stress of displaced people from Crimea and Donbas. 
Events in Brussels and the EU (reports)
28.01.2016. Brussels, Bruegel Discussion: "Why Think Tanks Matter to Policy Makers and the Public"
Upcoming Events in Brussels and the EU
Brussels UkraineLab: Fair of Project Ideas in Support of Reforms in Ukraine
On the 29th February 2016, the Office is launching a new project “Brussels UkraineLab: Fair of Project Ideas in Support of Reforms in Ukraine”. The Brussels UkraineLab will bring together experts and managers of top Ukrainian and EU think tanks, foundations and EU and Ukraine officials to discuss what kind of analytical product is needed for building up a comprehensive reform process and to exchange ideas on new policy-related projects in support of democratic transformation of Ukraine.
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