On 18 September, the Law “On Ensuring Transparency in the Extractive Industries” was adopted at the morning session of the Verkhovna Rada in the second reading. 244 MPs voted for the Law, 0 – against, abstained – 3.
Anastasiia Yermakova, DiXi Group Analyst, and Viktoriia Torop, Chief Editor of Ukrainian Energy portal, participated in the USAID “town” in Mykolaiv, which took place on 8 September.
DiXi Group and the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine have arranged a public discussion on new forms of financial reporting for extractive companies.
On July 31, 2018, a round table entitled “New Requirements for the Formation of Financial and Non-Financial Reporting of Companies” was held in Kyiv, organized by DiXi Group together with the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine.
DiXi Group Think Tank initiated an expert meeting devoted to the discussion of the draft Energy Sector Transparency Index methodology of Ukraine.
DiXi Group Representatives Meet U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Head of the Energy Resources Bureau Francis Fannon
DiXi Group analytical center President Olena Pavlenko and Vice President Anton Antonenko met with the U.S. Assistant Secretary on Energy Resources Francis Fannon. The meeting took place on July 23 at the analytical center’s office. Representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, the American-Ukrainian Business Council and the Association of Gas Producers of Ukraine joined the meeting. The participants discussed the state of reforms in Ukraine’s energy sector.
President of DiXi Group Think Tank Olena Pavlenko joined the discussion on the methodology for monitoring and evaluating the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in Ukraine (EITI). The event was held for members of the Multilateral Stakeholder Group (MSG) and the EITI Secretariat, with the support of GIZ in Ukraine.
Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Extended the List of Data that are Subject to Public Disclosure in Open Data Format
By Order No. 381 On Amendments to the Order of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of 13.04.2018 No. 212, the list of data that are subject to disclosure in the open data format has been extended.
According to the Transparify Financial Transparency rating, DiXi Group Think Tank received 5 stars out of 5 possible. Such a rating indicates that the organization discloses information about all donors, funding amounts, implemented projects, activities and studies.
Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, State Service for Geology and Subsoil, as well as the State Fiscal Service supported the reporting of extractive companies for each project (special permit).