November 1999 - March 2002
Ukraine, Cabinet of Ministers
Support to the Reform of the Government and Central Organs of Executive Power
Name of client:
Origin of funding:
Project value:
Name of partners:
Cabinet of Ministers
European Commission, Tacis
€ 2.200.000
HAUS, Kyiv Consulting Group, Bossers Training Development Int.

Services provided:
  • Project management and leadership of the consortium
  • Organisation of conferences, workshops, seminars
  • Provision of comparative research studies
  • Policy advice and technical expertise
  • Assistance in drafting legislation
  • Training of 135 civil servants in a three-week programme on administrative reform, strategy and policy, human resource management, finance, consultancy and team-building skills
  • Organisation of 20 one-week study tours and 34 two-week internships
  • Establishment of an extensive network between the Ukrainian government and 160 government bodies in 11 EU and Central European countries
Description of project
A major, complex project on implementing administrative reform through the provision of inter-active policy advice, operational support and training. 135 senior civil servants from 16 central government bodies participated in developing and implementing recommendations to improve the accountability, effectiveness and efficiency of their institutions with the support of expert practitioners and consultants from EU, Poland and Ukraine.

Key topics developed intensively in the course of the project across government bodies were:
  • Improving the co-ordination mechanisms for European integration within the Presidential Apparat, the Government Secretariat and the Ministries of Economic Affairs, Foreign Affairs and Justice.
  • Clarifying the role and function of the new state secretaries (highest civil servant in each ministry) with the Presidential Administration, the Government Secretariat and selected ministries
  • Improving the performance of the Government Committees within the Government Secretariat and key ministries Working with the Main Administration of the Civil Service to improve human resource management, including objective recruitment,
    performance management and remuneration systems.
 Other topics focused on:
  • Drafting amendments to the Administrative Code with the Ministry of Justice and the Parliament
  • Developing an Executive Information Web-Portal for the Government Secretariat
  • Realigning the structure and functions of the Anti-Monopoly Committee with European standards
  • Developing regional policies for the financing of social services with the Ministries of Finance, Education and Social Policy and Labour.
Drafting amendments to the Administrative Code with the Ministry of Justice and the Parliament Developing an Executive Information Web-Portal for the Government Secretariat Realigning the structure and functions of the Anti-Monopoly Committee with European standards Developing regional policies for the financing of social services with the Ministries of Finance, Education and Social Policy and Labour.
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