The Civic Synergy Project aims at strengthening public participation in the implementation of European integration reforms in Ukraine through enhancing activities of two pro-European Platforms:

Project is funded by the European Union and the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) and implemented by the IRF’s European Program Initiative

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“In order the business of Ivano-Frankivsk region to enter the EU market, the work need to be coordinated at the local level” – experts (UA)

Local executive authorities and self-government bodies should implement the European integration policy, communicate relevant information to local business and strengthen cooperation with them for faster implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.


Call for applications “Civic Synergy: strengthening participation of civil society in European integration reforms” (UA)

Call for applications on preparing analytical documents, conducting stakeholders’ dialogue, public awareness-raising and advocacy activities on implementing the priorities of the Association Agreement and the Eastern Partnership initiative.


EPL published criteria for selection of business organization to advise on how to meet the EIA procedure requirements and invited for cooperation (UA)

ICO “Environment-People-Law” (EPL) will provide consultations for business organizations engaged in implementation of the Environmental Impact Assessment


Ukrainians migrate to work in the EU countries due to low wages – experts (UA)

This trend will maintain in the near future.


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Association Agreement

Will European integration remain a priority for Ukraine? Assessing the promises of parliamentary elections frontrunners

Experts analysed to what extent the political parties took into account the pro-European agenda in their election programmes and whether these programmes are in line with the European course of the country in general.

Eastern Partnership

Advancing Eastern Partnership: 23 Civil Society Ideas for the Policy beyond 2020

The policy paper offering civil society assessment of the Eastern Partnership policy after ten years of implementation as well as recommendations for beyond 2020.

Association Agreement

Integration dynamics within the Association: conclusions and recommendations

This summary includes a complex analysis of all the spheres of the Association Agreement ((hereinafter - AA), that are connected to the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (hereinafter - DCFTA), namely: technical barriers to trade, custom procedures, digital single market, financial services, public procurement market, and gas market. The main essence of the DCFTA and the AA, in general, is a unilateral regulatory approximation in exchange for economic integration. According to the AA, Ukraine is obliged to adopt and implement the acquis - EU legislative norms, rules and technical standards. 

Association Agreement

ACAA: integrating into the EU’s industrial products market

This policy paper describes the part of the Association Agreement (AA) in the sphere of technical barriers to trade. Аналітичний звіт надає інформацію щодо сфері технічних бар’єрів у торгівлі. In this part, AA foresees the perspective for concluding the Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products (ACAA).

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Approximately  350  organizations,  62  of which are members of both Platforms


The Ukrainian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (UNP) is a network of over 200 Ukrainian civil society organizations that aims at advocating Ukrainian interests within the framework of the Eastern Partnership initiative. UNP is a part of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum. The Ukrainian National Platform represents interests of Ukrainian civil society within the CSF framework, brings to the knowledge of authorities of Ukraine and institutions of the EU and its Member States its position, produces analytical papers, organizes discussion events and informs the public about the EaP potential and challenges. The UNP’s CSOs work within five working groups formed according to EaP areas and priorities.

200 non-governmental organizations

The Ukrainian Side of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (UA CSP), which consists of 15 members representing civil society organizations, trade unions and employers’ organizations, is a part of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (CSP) established in pursuance of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (Articles 469-470). The CSP is one of four core elements of the Association Agreement’s institutional framework. The UA CSP has a wider scope. Based on activities of the six thematic groups uniting about 250 organizations, the UA CSP monitors the AA implementation, produces analytical papers, conducts multi-stakeholder discussions related to priority issues of EI reforms and gives relevant recommendations to Ukrainian and European authorities as well as other stakeholders.

15  members representing various sectors of Ukraine's civil society 250 non-governmental organizations

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