How to attract investments in the energy sector and use privatization mechanisms most effectively? This was discussed by members of the Parliament, experts and representatives of the international financial institutions during the round table on the topic “Prerequisites for Privatization: Reality and Investors’ Expectations” held on December 9.
Independent NGOs Ask the Government to Announce a Long-Term Plan for Monetizing Subsidies by the End of the Year
Independent NGOs operating in the field of energy and energy efficiency filed an open letter to Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman asking to announce by the end of the year a long-term plan for a phased transition to the monetization of subsidies with a gradual reduction of social normative standards, and provide an opportunity for the recipients of subsidies to use the funds saved as a result of the difference between the normative and actual level of consumption in the relevant heating season.
On December 13 at 12:30 p.m., experts, politicians and scientists will discuss the implementation of European reforms in the environmental legislation of Ukraine.
Ukraine finally, for the first time in 16 years, passed a draft law due to which the NCEPUR has to become a really independent body, and the state has no other way but to implement that law in practice. This is what was discussed at the round table “NCEPUR – Legal Issues: what’s next?” held on December 5 with the support from the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety and with the assistance of the British Government.
Experts: Nord Stream II is a Challenge for the European and Ukrainian Security But We Can Counteract
The Nord Stream II Project can become a serious challenge for the Ukrainian and European energy security. This was discussed at the presentation of the research “Nord Stream II: Legislation and Policy Analysis.”
Training “Accountability and Transparency. Tools for Citizens” organized by the Institute of Analysis and Advocacy was held in Sumy on December 1-2, 2016.
President of the DiXi Group Think Tank Olena Pavlenko and Program Manager Roman Nitsovych took part in the 5th Forum of Civil Society Organizations Development.