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№20 (28), 17 January 2017 

New Energy Regulator: analytical overview. DiXi Group

DiXi Group's analysts highlight the key differences in the reformed Regulator’s activities, its powers and functions. Besides, individual steps of all authorized and interested parties are analyzed, whose actions will influence how and when the Law on energy regulator in Ukraine will be implemented.

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Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Audit. Recommendations for Foreign Policy Strategy. Institute of World Policy
Institute of World Policy prepared a final publication based on the conclusions from the series of reports “Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Audit”. All conclusions and recommendations expressed in the publication are based on the analysis of bilateral relations between Ukraine and 17 countries, on the stakeholder surveys, and nationwide public survey.

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Environmental Policy and Law: Informational-Analytical Review. Resource & Analysis Center “Society and Environment”
The review analyses two major developments in the environmental sector: the first national strategic document on climate approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the beginning of December 2016 and the outcomes of the electronic service “Interactive Map”,  launched by the Ministry of Environment in September 2016, that allows citizens to identify and locate illegal landfills and to control their elimination. 

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The Executive Director of the NGO “Europe without Barriers” Iryna Sushko explained in her interview to the program “Post Scriptum” of the Armenian channel A1 + the criteria of launching the visa suspension mechanism as well as related risks and chances for Ukraine (in Russian).
Infographics by the Office of the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-atlantic Integration on main achievements within the DCFTA in 2016.
Upcoming events in Ukraine:
18.01.2017. Kyiv: Press conference by Institute of World Policy „Is neutrality a way out for Ukraine?”

25.01.2017. Kyiv: Presentation of study by OPORA civic networrk on „Open public data in Ukrainian cities“

25.01.2017. Uzhhorod: Training by Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine (in partnership with Internews Ukraine) 

09.02.2017. Kyiv: Round table discussion by Ukrainian Center for Independent Political Research (UCIPR) “Ukraine-NATO: non-military cooperation as a common answer to hybrid threats”


The Future of Ukraine’s Economy. Atlantic Council

The panel at the Atlantic Council focused on the dire state of the economy in the Donbas and what can be done to help current residents.
Panelists included Oleksandr Petryk, Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund; Ambassador Martin Sajdik, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine; Vladislav Inozemtsev, Director of the Center for Post-Industrial Studies in Moscow; and Vitaly Butenko, Commercial Director of DTEK Energy.

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Ukraine’s rising Euroscepticism. European Council on Foreign Relations

Ukraine’s pivot towards the West has barely begun, but fatigue and frustration are already setting in. Rightly or wrongly, the perception is that key EU member states have dragged their feet and failed to honour their promises to Ukraine. The article highlights main reasons of Ukrainian post-Maidan disenchantment with Europe

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Upcoming events on Ukraine in Brussels:
26.01.2016. Brussels: Discussion by European Policy Center “Justice reform and anti-corruption in Ukraine: assessing achievements & tasks ahead”

The Brussels UkraineLab 2017: Fair of Project Ideas in Support of Reforms in Ukraine

The Brussels UkraineLab: Fair of Project Ideas in Support of Reforms in Ukraine will take place on 22 February 2017.

The event is the platform for exchange of ideas on research and policy-related projects on Ukraine. This ongoing project of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels  was initiated to meet the needs of those engaged in promoting democratic transformations and reforms in Ukraine. We will bring together representatives from the Ukrainian and the EU think tanks, governmental institutions, donors and foundations, academia, consultancies and business associations.

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