Survey was carried out by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation (DIF) during the period from November 17, 2015 through November 26, 2015 to the order of Centre for policy and legal reform within the UNDP projects “Smart Practices for Oversight by Non-State Actors on Administrative Service Provision” and “Democratization, human rights and civil society development”
The reputation of the legal institute of residence registration in Ukraine needs rehabilitating after its Soviet discrediting. Many Ukrainians deem propyska a pointless relic of the past, reminding them of the ruthless and arbitrary bureaucrats of the former regime. Despite this fact, there is little discussion anywhere of creating better policies.
In the scope of current reform of the residence registration system in Ukraine, the analysis of the French system was proven relevant. Indeed, what is looked for in a potential new Ukrainian system is the simplicity and the security for citizens to register their residence? For the French citizen, it is the case. Without any compulsory registration, but with many mechanisms of declaring the residence, the French citizens benefit from a simple system
Kyiv, June 2015: The analytical report to compare two models of the administrative service provision was issued in framework of the UNDP/EU project “Smart Practices for Oversight by Non-State Actors on Administrative Service Provision”. In this report, the NGO “Centre for Political and Legal Reforms” serving as the Resource Centre for the civil society organisations on the issues of administrative services reform has compared the one-stop-shop centres for administrative service provision vs their provision by the offices of various central bodies of state authorities. Check out the report to find out which model is more effective.
“Propyska” vs. registration: How to get rid of the remnants of the USSR in place of residence registration
Дискуссии жесткости нынешней системы вместо регистрации по месту жительства в Украине не остановился после обретения независимости Украины в 1991 году. Никакая реальная реформа в этой области не произошло, так как попытки отменить институт советской регистрации, так называемый “propyska”, в 2001 году
As citizens, we have various relationships to the state. We interact with traffic police, school teachers for example, nearly every day. Businesses are different in this regard. The relationship between businesses and the state is more limited. The predominate interaction between businesses and the state is via regulation enforcement and inspection. This interaction is important to the health of the economy and the general wealth of citizens, as a good relationship fosters economic progress while a bad relationship hinders it.
The conference became the fifth large event on the subject of one-stop-shops, held by above-mentioned organizations for the last two years. The conference took place in Tatariv village of the Ivano-Frankivsk region and in Ivano-Frankivsk city with the visit of local Centre of administrative services (hereinafter CNAP).
The Centre of Policy and Legal Reform is a Ukrainian think-tank established in 1996. The CPLR is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-party organization. Our mission is to facilitate institutional reforms in Ukraine for strengthening democracy, rule of law, and good governance.
The laws on general administrative procedure primarily aim to protect a person from arbitrariness by public servants.
Over the last decade the culture of communication between citizens and officials in Ukraine has begun to actively develop and gradually move to a new quality level. Despite significant progress, the fight against bureaucracy in the area of provision of administrative services is still ongoing. What problem we have and how to solve them?