Transparency in Ukraine’s energy sector is average and has improved compared to previous years. This conclusion was reached by analysts who worked on the Energy Transparency Index of Ukraine 2020 study from DiXi Group Think Tank.
On 26 November 2020, the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER), with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation and the European Union, organised a discussion platform «COVID-19 and economic activity: a dilemma for local authorities». IER presented the eponymous study and discussed with representatives of local authorities and businesses the issues of how to support the business during the quarantine period.
On 11 November, DiXi Group presented the pilot issue of the Electricity Supplier Rating, which will be updated every six months.
On 4 November 2020, the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting presented its new study prepared with the support of the USAID Competitive Economy Program (CEP).
The Ukrainian civic sector must uphold its independence and right to freedom of activities. Those and other issues were discussed when presenting an Initial Analysis of the Package of Draft Laws Related to CSOs Receiving Foreign Funding in Ukraine developed by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL), on Friday, October 2.
On September 24, 2020, the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) conducted an online presentation of the results of the Fifth Annual Survey of Exporters and Importers “TradeSurvey1000+” Episode One: Assessing Customs Performance.
On 8 September, DiXi Group held, jointly with the NEURC, a webinar “Launch of the retail gas market: what should consumers expect?”.
A training course from DiXi Group project, Kyiv School of Energy Policy (KSEP), has ended. 67 attendees successfully completed the online training in Energy Law and Regulation in the EU held on 16-18 July 2020 and received certificates.
International talks with investors and negotiating skills required to clinch effective production sharing agreements in the extractive sector were the points addressed during a seminar organised by DiXi Group jointly with ISLP.
On Tuesday, May 5, online conference on “Ukraine’s economy and finance during and after the coronavirus pandemic” with the participation of the country’s leading economists was held, it was organised by the International Centre for Policy Studies and the Hanns Seidel Foundation.