Democratic Oversight
The ability of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and civil society to monitor public authorities’ activities, policies, and practices is a vital component of democratic governance in the security and defenсe sector.

NAKO seeks to strengthen the capacity of the Ukrainian parliament, to make it more efficient, accountable, and transparent in performing its constitutional duties.

In addition, public scrutiny is an important component of democratic oversight of the security and defence sector. NAKO monitors the activities of public authorities in the security and defence sector, analyzes in detail the initiatives of the legislative and executive branches of government, identifies corruption risks and potential conflicts of interest, and proposes and promotes solutions to minimize them.
22 November, 2022
The officials and experts discussed reforms of the Ukrainian defence industry and the strategy for victory in the war with Russia in the French Senate.

They discussed Ukraine’s energy, security, and national identity during the conference "What will be the future of Ukraine?" Energy, security, identity".

17 November, 2022
More than 30 Western companies’ components found in Iranian UAVs Shahed-136 - investigators
Russia uses Inan drones to strike civilian infrastructure
3 November, 2022
Ukraine’s State Budget in 2023: more than 18% of GDP for defence and security
On November 3, Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law on the 2023 State Budget.
7 October, 2022
The Verkhovna Rada updated the composition of the national security, defence, and intelligence committee.

On October 6, the Verkhovna Rada transferred five MPs to the parliamentary committee on national security, defence, and intelligence.

6 October, 2022
Changes in the composition of the commission for controlling the use of Western weapons

On October 6, a member of parliament from the "Holos" faction, Oleksandra Ustinova, headed a temporary special commission to control the use of weapons provided to Ukraine.

8 August, 2022
NAKO’s Statement on Military Assistance Speculations
Any manipulations with the military assistance narrative for promoting specific authors and public and social media debates are irresponsible and should be condemned.
11 July, 2022
A Week of Verkhovna Rada’s Work: One MP Less, Five Unapproved Initiatives and “DNA Database”

Ukrainian Parliament had another Friday session on July 8th. Let’s look at what initiatives they paid attention to during last week.

5 July, 2022
Days of Eurointegration in Ukraine's Parliament

NAKO has analyzed changes in Ukrainian legislatin after Ukraine received the status of a candidate for the EU

22 June, 2022
Laws passed by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine during the 110 days of the war
In 110 days of the war, Verkhovna Rada approved more than 100 laws. NAKO has prepared a review of its legislation activity and current trends in Parliament's work.
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