The project consisted in the formation of a student theater group and a law group.
The aim of the project was public control of municipal services rendered by Housing Maintenance offices in Ivano-Frankivsk City.
Together with 4 groups of traffic police, representatives of the NGOs informed drivers on legal responsibility for giving bribes to traffic policemen, and distributed printed materials of anti-corruption nature.
The project aimed at licensing system reform and at the creation of a unified licensing center on construction and land uses in Slavutych city.
The UPAC Project aimed at strengthening Ukrainian institutions’ capacities in their anti-corruption efforts. It comprised three components: 1. Support to the creation of the strategic and institutional framework against corruption; 2. Strengthening of capacities for the prevention of corruption. 3. Strengthening of the legal framework and the enforcement of anti-corruption legislation. Although this was a project implemented by the Council of Europe office in Kyiv, it did involve NGOs into their activities.
The project was aimed at monitoring of the expenditure of public funds comitted to preservation of historic and cultural sites in Kremenets, Zbarazh and Buchach districts of Ternopil oblast and ensuring proper public reporting of the allotted 9 million UAH (1,8 milion USD).
The goal of the project was forming a coalition of NGOs and public monitoring of the admission campaigns 2008 and 2009 in 30 universities in 14 regions of Ukraine. Additionally, it foresaw the establishment of an anti-corruption information service.
The goal of the project was to inform the rural population about their rights and possible ways of countering corruption through satiric songs called kolomiykas.
Goal of the project: the public monitoring of oblast program implementation of a child health improvement program run by the Kirovohrad oblast Department of Family, Youth, and sports.
In 8 pilot cities in different regions of Ukraine, the experts of the project together with local working groups implemented principles of efficient and ethical governance by establishing a local services registrar and developing informational cards concerning the certain services, by setting out ethical rules and behaviour rules of employees of local government, and creating ethics commisions and public councils on a local level.
The project consisted in a campaign meant to form intolerant attitudes to corruption in higher educational establishments of Kirovograd City.
The goal of the project: organizing of anti-corruption bus tours to different areas of Ukraine, with the final conference in Kyiv afterwards.
National Anti-Corruption Program
Freedom of Choice Coalition of NGOs of Ukraine Working Group
The National Anti-Corruption Program (hereafter, NAP) is a system of concrete focused activities and projects of NGOs in Ukraine, aimed at curbing and lowering the level of corruption. Within its framework 132 NGOs were working in different regions of the country on about 40 projects aimed at monitoring the Government, providing legal assistance and education to citizens, and promoting the transparency of national and regional governments.
The main task of the NAP is to change society’s attitude to the problem of corruption and the liquidation of the pre-conditions for its existence.
The form and mechanism for the realization of the Program is oriented towards the maximal cooperation with the current system of government structures for combating corruption and utilizing the current anti-corruption laws. It foresees to use a concrete number of measures both quantitative and qualitative during its realization, and to achieve both short and long term goals. An important task of the NAP is to achieve visible results quickly within the realization of the Program.
In the framework of the general project Theater of Political Drama, several theater performances were shown, devoted to fighting corruption in the country and society.
Public services rendered to the rural population in Uzhgorod region were analyzed and mechanisms to protect the receipt of services were developed. Aimed at overcoming the rural population’s lack of knowledge concerning their own rights and corruption challenges, a handbook of services was prepared, published, and distributed among citizens and local self-governments in the region. A number of awareness-raising measures to introduce transparency principles were held in pilot villages.
The project consisted in the creation of a documentary movie, showing the process of taking bribes by police officers and further arrest procedure.