The European reforms in gas sector of Ukraine are implemented by 37%, in the area of electricity and nuclear safety –by 28%, in the energy efficiency and social issues – only by 19%, in the environment and renewable energy sector – by 33%, in the oil sector – by 26%, and in business climate – by 56%.
On 13 July 2018, the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR) held a press conference entitled “Verkhovna Rada 8.0: Parliament’s work assessment”.
On 20 June 2018, the presentation of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security was held at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
Ukraine has slowed down the pace of reforms in the spheres of energy and environment within the implementation of the Association Agreement.
More than 20 million times Ukrainians have visited the EU during the first year of visa-free regime. Over 555 thousand Ukrainians have enjoyed the benefits of the visa-free travel.
47% of Ukrainians are ready to entrust the formation of Anti-Corruption Court to the representatives of anti-corruption civil society organisations. 38% consider that Western experts should be involved in this process.
On April 25, the International Center for Policy Studies held an expert discussion on “Anti-Russian sanctions: an instrument of influence or demonstration of weakness?”.
On April 24, 2018, a round-table discussion “War, Peace and Reintegration: What Happens after the ATO?” was held at the Verkhovna Rada Committees.
On 19 April 2018, the Razumkov Centre presented its monograph “Ukraine on the Doorstep of United Europe” published with the financial support of Hanns Seidel Foundation Office in Ukraine.
On 15 March 2018, the presentation of the newly-released book “Constructing a Political Nation: Changes in the Attitudes of Ukrainians during the War in the Donbas” (edited by Olexiy Haran and Maksym Yakovlyev) was held in the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine.