Making EU Assistance Work for Visa Liberalisation: Assessment of Ukraine’s Capacities to Ensure Aid Effectiveness

There has been released a research study: “Making EU Assistance Work for Visa Liberalization: Assessment of Ukraine’s Capacities to Ensure Aid Effectiveness”, conducted by Valeriya Shamray from the Open Society Institute (Budapest).

The need to reform the current system of external assistance management in Ukraine has been repeatedly highlighted both in the expert and governmental circles in Ukraine. It became especially important in light of the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Visa Liberalization Action Plan (VLAP) that requires attraction of EU assistance. The policy study prepared within the framework of the LGI Visiting Fellowship Programme of the Open Society Institute in Budapest, presents the analysis of the capacities of Ukrainian government to ensure effectiveness of the EU assistance provided in the areas covered by the EU-Ukraine VLAP.

The research has been presented during the rountable discussion on : “How Ukraine implements an Action plan on visa liberalisation. Civic  Independent monitorings findings”, carried out by “Europe without Barriers”. The event took place on February 20, 2012 at the Information agency “Ukrinform”.

You can see the full research here.

Source: Europe without Barriers