On 21 August, the British Embassy Kyiv today launched its £4.3 million UK-UA: Reform Assistance programme to support economic reform and political stability in Ukraine. The programme will be delivered over two years (2014-2016).
Speaking at a launch event, Martin Day, Chargé d’Affaires, said:
The UK-UA: Reform Assistance programme is here to provide rapid response to the specific needs of the Ukrainian government, civil society and business community working together on an ambitious and much-needed reform agenda. We hope that the programme will help make progress across a broad range of areas, from governance, economy and transparency to donor coordination and protection of the poorest.
UK-UA: Reform Assistance is an initiative of the UK government designed to provide assistance to Ukraine in implementing a reform programme which will help stabilise the economy and build a democratic and inclusive government.
As part of the programme, international and local experts will provide professional advice to the Ukrainian government to accelerate policy reforms and support efforts to promote good governance, accountability, transparency and tackle corruption. The programme also aims to support efforts to strengthen relationships between citizens, business and the State around the reform process in order to increase government accountability and promote dialogue with the public.
UK-UA: Reform Assistance is being managed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC UK) together with PwC Ukraine, in alliance with CASE Ukraine, the Centre for Reforms, the International Centre for Policy Studies and the Kyiv School of Economics.
Read the Programme’s leaflet for further detail.
For more information about the programme, please contact the Project Management Unit at UKReformAssistance@ua.pwc.com, +380 44 354 0404 or +380 44 490 6777.