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UNDP’s efforts in empowering civil society and continuous support to the dialogue with the Government, together with other partners, resulted in adoption of the Strategy for Assisting Civil Society Development in 2012 and was crowned by launch of the CSO Coordination Council under the Presidential Administration.  UNDP mobilised over 40 Ukrainian CSOs to engage in a situational coalitions around such hot topics as the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20 and the Universal Period Review. The CSOs Coalition, with the support of UNDP, promoted and advocated for the new Law on Public Associations to introduce significant simplification of the registration and operational procedures for CSOs.  The Law was finally adopted by the Government of Ukraine in 2012.

UNDP’s efforts in empowering civil society and continuous support to the dialogue with the Government, together with other partners, resulted in adoption of the Strategy for Assisting Civil Society Development in 2012 and was crowned by launch of the CSO Coordination Council under the Presidential Administration.  UNDP mobilised over 40 Ukrainian CSOs to engage in a situational coalitions around such hot topics as the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20 and the Universal Period Review. The CSOs Coalition, with the support of UNDP, promoted and advocated for the new Law on Public Associations to introduce significant simplification of the registration and operational procedures for CSOs.  The Law was finally adopted by the Government of Ukraine in 2012.
UNDP’s efforts in empowering civil society and continuous support to the dialogue with the Government, together with other partners, resulted in adoption of the Strategy for Assisting Civil Society Development in 2012 and was crowned by launch of the CSO Coordination Council under the Presidential Administration.  UNDP mobilised over 40 Ukrainian CSOs to engage in a situational coalitions around such hot topics as the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20 and the Universal Period Review. The CSOs Coalition, with the support of UNDP, promoted and advocated for the new Law on Public Associations to introduce significant simplification of the registration and operational procedures for CSOs.  The Law was finally adopted by the Government of Ukraine in 2012.


HUMAN RIGHTS

UNDP builds capacity of the non-state actors (CSOs) and Office of the Ombudsman in human rights monitoring, documenting and reporting. By enhancing access to information and transparency in the judiciary, UNDP contributes to justice service delivery at the local level and better coordination of legal aid provision.

11 human rights monitoring reports prepared including on freedom from torture, access to information and non-discrimination 

5597 legal consultations provided to citizens

2 strategic litigation networks established

Ombudsperson regional coordinator networks established in 10 oblasts and will grow 50% in 2015

Access to public information will be improved through comprehensive monitoring of implementation

DECENTRALIZATION OF STATE SERVICES

UNDP promotes community led development and increases institutional capacity of municipal authorities to engage citizens into local development. Our approach puts strong emphasis on community empowerment, building the spirit of activism and social inclusion and dialogue between local authorities and communities.

Community based approach initiatives are implemented all over Ukraine in more than 2/3 of districts, over 2 200 villages/city councils, around 2 600 local communities, and more than 1 000 000 households.

On the policy level, UNDP provides expert support to development of a number of laws related to decentralization as well as provides platform for public policy discussion.

200 districts improved services provision and established participatory mechanisms of local development

Survey results indicate that the level of interactions between citizens and local governments in the areas of UNDP programs was 34 percent higher than the average for Ukraine

Six municipalities introduced quality management system for municipal services (ISO 9001:2000/2008/2009); e-document ow introduced in 4 municipalities and five municipalities elaborated participatory strategic development plan

ANTICORRUPTION and TRANSPARENCY agenda is one of the top priorities of the Government and international community supporting Ukraine. UNDP assists establishment of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption in partnership with the Ministry of Justice, supports civil society, especially at the regional level, to address local corruption risks, and serves as chair of the donor coordination group on corruption prevention. 

2 laws "On Prevention of Corruption" and "National Anticorruption Strategy for 2014-2017" elaborated in a consultative manner and adopted along with National Anti-Corruption Program

1-st Anticorruption School for regional activists launched covering representatives of 15 regions

No fewer than 20 local initiatives on anticorruption to be supported and over 100 CSO activists trained through Anticorruption School sessions in 2015

UNDP has supported the development of the open data legislation and is working on increasing transparency of local budgets and service delivery.

Open data legislation adopted by Ukrainian Parliament

1-st Ukraine’s open data conference conducted

3 pilot municipalities installed budget visualization tool developed by UNDP

No fewer than 10 cities will install the open budget tool, while quality of service delivery will be assessed in at least 15 municipalities in 2015