Civil Participation in Decision Making in the Eastern Partnership Countries Part II: Practice and Implementation
Research of Ukrainian law-making process reality and non-government initiatives has been conducted by the CPLR experts Tymoshchuk and Yevgen Shkolnyi. They used many different research approaches for comprehensive coverage of the inquiry results, including interviews with government officials and civil society representatives. For instance, members of 8th Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada Alyona Shkrum and Tetiana Ostrikova, Ex-deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine Olena Makeieva, Ex-deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Mikhail Titarchuk, Adviser of Minister of Justice of Ukraine Roman Usenko, the CPLR Board Member Yuliya Kyrychenko, etc. took part in spotlight interviews.The research includes best practices and recommendations, which after their implementation can hasten a process of citizens participation in making political decisions.