News

September 2018

25 September 2018

The report “Six Red Flags: The most Frequent Corruption Risks in Ukraine’s Defence Procurement” co-authored by Transparency International Defence and Security, Transparency International Ukraine, and me is published.

11 September 2018

It was a pleasure to participate in the OSF Global Dialogs alumni summit.

August 2018

21 August 2018

Participated in the expert discussion “Secrecy and Transparency: In Search of a Proper Balance” organized by NAKO at the Reanimation Package of Reforms.

July 2018

31 July 2018

My evaluation mid-term report of Open Government Partnership initiative implementation in Ukraine is published.

21 July 2018

Conducted a training on project management and leadership for the School of Local Democracy organized by DRI Ukraine and Vostok-SOS in Bakhmut on Donbas.

18 July 2018

Presented the talk "Civic Engagement in Ukraine: The Rise of Participatory Budgeting" at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Tbilisi.

June 2018

29 June 2018

An international collaborative article with my contribution Relational mobility predicts social behaviors in 39 countries and is tied to historical farming and threat is published at PNAS.

15 June 2018

Made a presentation for the Ukrainian military about NAKO research on corruption prevention in defence, especially in procurement.

5 June 2018

My co-authored Policy Brief on Good E-Governance #3 on to Local E-democracy in Ukraine is published.

May 2018

31 May 2018

My co-authored article "10 Myths on the Reform of Electronic Democracy" is out.

24 May 2018

Participated in the training "Effective Negotiations for Reforms."

11 May 2018

Answers to the most widespread questions on the electronic democracy reform are published online.

April 2018

27 April 2018

Conducted a training on project management for the School of Local Democracy organized by DRI Ukraine and Vostok-SOS in Mariupol on Donbas.

25 April 2018

Happy to do research and advocacy for the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO) - a joint initiative of the Transparency International Defence & Security Global Programme and Transparency International Ukraine.

23 April 2018

The Professional Governance Association has engaged the Cabinet of Ministers, Kyiv School of Economics, and Stanford University into a research aimed to understand and provide recommendations about the civil service reform in Ukraine.

17 April 2018

Visited Kazakhstan with a consulting OECD mission to research and advice on open government.

14 April 2018

Gave a talk for the Education USA Alumni Fair in Kyiv, storytelling about my stay at the University of California, Riverside during the Fulbright Faculty Development Program.

March 2018

25 March 2018

Conducted a training at the School of Local Democracy in Ternopil.

24 March 2018

Moderated a session at the National Congress for the Development of Electronic Democracy in Ukraine.

14 March 2018

Have accomplished the program "Integral Leaders for Global Challenges".

6 March 2018

My co-authored paper The Index of Local Electronic Democracy in Ukraine: A Pilot Study is published online.

February 2018

27 February 2018

You can watch my recorded webinar and see the presentation on "Best World Practices of E-participation in Policy Making."

25 February 2018

Conducted the workshop "E-Democracy Development Policy: Public-Government Partnership and New Opportunities for the Development of Local Self-Government" for regional coalitions.

January 2018

30 January 2018

Gave a motivation speech and held a QA session with high school students at the Kyiv gymnasium #315. The event was conducted within the frame of the School of Heroes project.

18 January 2018

The Ministry of Education and Science offers for a public discussion the Concept Paper for the Development of Civic Education in Ukraine.

10 January 2018

The last planned working meeting of the writers of the Concept Paper for the Development of Civic Education in Ukraine took place.

December 2017

22 December 2017

Have finished my research stay at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna.

21 December 2017

Have published a policy brief about e-petitions.

12 December 2017

My co-authored chapter in the Handbook on Political Sociology was published by SAGE.

7 December 2017

Spoke up about participatory governance at the conference on good governance in municipalities by IRI and USAID in Kyiv, Ukraine.

6 December 2017

Have conducted a webinar about e-petitions for civic activists and high school teachers.

November 2017

8 November 2017

The Government of Ukraine has adopted the Concept Paper and the Action Plan for the Development of Electronic Democracy in the country.

October 2017

31 October 2017

The Eurozine platform has published my article on participatory budgeting as a global model of empowered democracy.

21 October 2017

Have participated in the panel discussion "Democracy’s deliverance? Assessing the political potential of internet technologies" at the University of Tartu in Tartu, Estonia.

10 October 2017

The global On Think Tanks platform has published my blog post on interns in think tanks. It is a story how new volunteers joined the Center for Innovations Development at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and what happened since then.

4 October 2017

A situation review "Safety and Security of Cyberspace and E-Democracy in the Eastern Partnership Countries" with my inputs has been presented presented by e-Governance Academy.

4 October 2017

Gave 5 interviews for Estonian mass media about Estonian and Ukrainian best practices in e-democracy: (1) for the morning show Coffee+ at ETV+, (2) for the evening show Modern camera at ETV+, (3) for a show at TV PBK, (4) for the Radio 4; (5) for the radio Kuku.

September 2017

21 September 2017

Have presented the paper "Electronic Democracy Boom in Ukraine" at the conference "Social Transformations: The Global and the Local" in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

August 2017

18 August 2017

Have completed the the module “e-Government in Sweden: challenges and opportunities for a sustainable public administration”, at the Summer Academy for Young Professionals, Swedish Institute, Lindkoeping University, Lindkoeping, Sweden

July 2017

20 July 2017

A new online course on e-democracy "The Digital Epoch Activist Workshop. The Handbook on Instruments of E-Democracy" on VUM online platform has started. My lecture is number 7 "The Management of E-Dem Projects".

11 July 2017

In my first blog post I am happy to tell the story about my visit to Thessaloniki, Greece, devoted to the exchange best practices of community participation.

6 July 2017

The global On Think Tanks platform has published an interview with me about my path and role at the Center for Innovations Development at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and the wider picture on think tanks and electronic democracy in Ukraine.

1 July 2017

I am happy to start a new research fellowship on e-democracy at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna!