On the 22nd of May, 2017 Solidarity Fund PL in cooperation with NGOs Internews-Ukraine and Tovarystvo Leva conducted the first kick-off meeting with the participants which marked the beginning of the second phase of the “Accurately reflecting the Ukraine – European Union Association Agreement in Ukrainian media” project.

Internews-Ukraine, Tovarystvo Leva, Solidarity Fund PL

At the Institute for Social and Economic Research, teachers, social workers and parents were told how to work with children with severe disabilities. The well-known British expert Andy Fenwick has conducted a special training “Understanding challenging behaviour and positive behavioural support”.

Institute for Social and Economic Research

After the  visa-free regime between Ukraine and the EU enters into force, some migration aspects foreseen in the visa-suspension mechanism  may change; however, not dramatically as evidenced by research on the Ukrainian migration to EU countries conducted by the NGO “Europe without Barriers”.

Europe without Barriers

On 16 May 2017, in Kyiv was held a round table discussion “Energy Efficiency Fund: international experience and Ukraine’s perspectives” organized by the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the Civil Network OPORA.

Civil Network "OPORA"

Over 140 policy makers and researchers from more than 90 organizations in over 40 countries came together to discuss Achieving Balanced Growth in Asia and the World for Sustainable Development: The Role of Think Tanks at the Global Think Tank Summit 2017 in Yokohama, Japan, 1–3 May 2017.

Yokohama, 11.05.2017
Center for Social and Economic Research

President of the Dixi Group, Olena Pavlenko, and Vice-President Anton Antonenko attended the 5th Vienna forum on European Energy Law, organised by the Florence School of Regulation and the Energy Community Secretariat.

Dixi Group

Speech of Olga Aivazovska, Head of the Board of Civil Network OPORA, at the personal Democracy forum in Gdansk.

Civil Network OPORA

Dixi Group President, Olena Pavlenko, participated in a working visit of the Multilateral group on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) to Germany. The Ukrainian delegation included representatives from Ukrainian authorities, companies and public organizations.

Dixi Group

On 26 April 2017, Dixi Group analyst Denis Nazarenko in an international expert group on energy in the European Parliament presented recommendations to the EU to counter Russia’s attempts to undermine energy security and democratic course of Ukraine and in part of the European Union.

Dixi Group

The United Nations Development Program and the Institute for Social and Economic Research have launched a joint project on screening strategic policy documents of Ukraine against Sustainable Development Goals identified for implementation in Ukraine.

Institute for Social and Economic Research