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Press-conference New law on public service: are public servants ready to implement changes


Press-conference “New law on public service: are public servants ready to implement changes ” took place on May 17, 2016.

The event was organized by Ukrainian Institute for Public Policy (UIPP) in partnership with National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine (NAPA) within the project “Support for reforms in Ukraine through enhancing public service’s capacity in change management” supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine. Participants of the press-conference were Maryna Bilynska, vice-president of NAPA, Maxim Boroda, director of UIPP and Larysa Kobelyanska, associated analyst of UIPP.

The new law “On public service” came into force on May 1 and gave start to the reform of public administration. But are the public servants ready to implement changes? Do they have necessary knowledge, skills and competences? Results of the survey conducted by UIPP and NAPA demonstrate that 65% of public servants are ready to get actively involved in the implementation of reforms. 27% of the respondents consider new knowledge and skills as an inevitable condition to implement changes while 31% of the respondents expect to see real results of the reforms. 47% of public servants are disappointed by the lack of real changes in the system of public administration.

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