|Reporting Organization:||Alinea International Ltd.|
|Total Budget ($CAD):||$ 19,024,758|
|Timeframe:||November 10, 2014 - July 31, 2019|
Alinea International Ltd.
|Ukraine - $ 19,024,758.00 (100.00%)|
|Law, Governance & Public Policy (75 %)|
|Human Rights, Advocacy & Public Engagement (25 %)|
This project assists Ukraine’s national and sub-national governments to develop and implement transitional and long-term governance and economic reforms in a more inclusive and transparent way, meeting the needs of Ukrainian citizens. It shares Canadian and international expertise in these areas with Ukrainian officials and citizens through a permanent team of advisors as well as the mobilization of other experts as needed. Activities include: (1) assisting Ukrainian officials and stakeholders to develop and implement transparency and anti-corruption policies and programming; (2) coaching officials at the national and sub-national level to plan, coordinate and implement reform plans in priority sectors; (3) training officials to create and manage tools and processes to sustain change management; and (4) coaching representatives from governments and civil society organizations to promote citizens’ participation in public decision making to ensure transparent public services delivery.
|Gender and age:||Adult women Adult men|
|Total Direct Population:||Unspecified|
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The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: (1) enhanced capacities of national level institutions in selected sectors to manage economic and governance reforms in a more inclusive, effective and transparent way; and (2) enhanced capacities of local institutions to manage service delivery to citizens in selected sectors in a more inclusive, effective and transparent way.
Results achieved as of 31 March 2019 include: The Project has deployed 260 specialists to various Ministries in the Government of Ukraine over the last five years, helping bring about significant reforms in Ukraine, including: (1) Enhanced competencies of 10 reform offices on reform planning, legislation review, implementation, risk management and monitoring; (2) Increased capacity of the Secretariat to the Cabinet Ministers of Ukraine Reform Office in piloting strategic planning in eight ministries, with results-based management principles, and citizen impact and gender-equality considerations; (3) Utility subsidies made more accessible for 8 million Ukrainians; (4) Establishment of a probation system as a successful alternative to imprisonment for 50,000 citizens annually, including youth, therefore increasing public confidence in the penitentiary reform; (5) Increased access to health services for over 20 million patients, and increased financial transparency and effectiveness of the health system, through the implementation of e-Health system; (6) Increased tax refunds to legitimate business by billions of hryvnias (Ukrainian currency) annually and enhancing business environment’s efficiency, through the implementation of a one window e-value added taxation system; (7) Reduced customs clearance time for goods by from 26 hours to 6 hours and contributing to Ukraine’s improvement in Doing Business, through the implementation a single window e-customs inspection and payment system; and (8) Establishment of the Export Promotion Office as a state institution, including a She Exports platform and program servicing over 1,100 female employees of exporting companies and female entrepreneurs in export education, networking, branding and marketing.