Events / Democratic oversight
26 May, 2023
Війна росії проти України не порівнюється з жодним іншим поточним збройним конфліктом
Вона несе загрозу не лише європейському континенту, але і усьому світу
22 May, 2023
The Office for Support of Changes at the Ministry of Defense presented the concept of public procurement reform
Arsen Zhumadilov, head of the Project team of the Change Support Office, announced this on his Facebook page.
20 April, 2023
Respect to veterans regardless of sex, age, nationality, or sexual orientation
Ukrainian Veterans Foundation under the Ministry of Veterans Affairs as supported by Independent Anti-Corruption Commission launched an information campaign
5 April, 2023
UFV and NAKO presented a concept of veteran policies

The Ukrainian Veterans Foundation together with the NAKO Independent Anti-Corruption Commission presented a concept of veteran policies entitled Dignity and Respect.

24 March, 2023
Efficient procurement agency, increased parliamentary and public control and new legislation as ways to ensure transparency of defense procurement

– are discussed during conference in Kyiv

15 January, 2022
Working visit of NAKO Executive Director to Washington

Tregub met with representatives of the U.S. Department of Defense, State Department, and Congress.

12 January, 2022
NAKO and IDA discussed the reform of the defence industry of Ukraine
Olena Tregub held a meeting with a team of experts from the Institute for Defence Analyses (IDA) involved in the reform of the Ukrainian defence industry
9 December, 2021
Index of integrity in defence governance

Ukraine is again in the group with a high risk of corruption.

17 November, 2021
Defence industry reform is under close public scrutiny - Tregub
Civil society must be involved as much as possible in the transformation of Ukroboronprom.
21 October, 2021
NAKO delivered 2,000 posters to the Ministry of Defence
The posters have a QR code, that when scanned lets you report corruption on a special secure channel
30 September, 2021
NAKO presented the preliminary results of an analytical study on secrecy 
The discussion was attended by representatives of state authorities, in particular, the Ministry of Defense and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), Members of Parliament, the international community, and independent experts.
25 August, 2021
Tregub met with the representatives of the European Parliament
Developments in anti-corruption reforms within the defence and security sector were one of the key issues discussed
12 March, 2021
NAKO Presented a Research on Corruption in MoD's Real Estate
The presentation took place in the Verkhovna Rada's Committee on National Security, Defence, and Intelligence.
11 March, 2021
Hodges: visiting the front line is a key element of parliamentary oversight
Третій день Тижня парламентського нагляду за сектором безпеки і оборони присвячений тематиці взаємної відповідальності між політиками і військовими.
10 March, 2021
Consensus and balance: Lithuanian experience of parliamentary oversight of the security and defence sector
The second training day of the Week of Parliamentary Oversight of the Security and Defence Sector took place.
9 March, 2021
Oversight of defence procurement: parliamentarians of Ukraine and Norway exchanged experiences
During the first webinar, MPs and their assistants shared their experience of parliamentary oversight with their Norwegian partners in overseeing defence procurement.
30 November, 2020
Civilian Oversight as the Corrective for Corruption in Defence Discussed at IACC
What is the impact of defense corruption? How civilian oversight bodies, both parliamentary and from other representatives of civil society, could and should be primary tools for the identification and mitigation of corruption risk in the sector?
23 November, 2020
Parliamentary Committee or NDSC Suggested as Platforms to Resume Dialogue on Defence Industry Reform
An open and transparent dialogue between the Ministry of Strategic Industries and other key stakeholders including Ukroboronprom is needed to unpause the defence industry reform.
11 June, 2020
Panaiotidi: MIC Development Not Possible without OECD Standards
On June 11, NAKO Online Defence Talks welcomed key policymakers in Ukraine’s defence and security sector to discuss selected burning issues such as possible new defence industry ministry.
23 February, 2020
What Happened and Is Happening in the Defence Industry?
More than a year and a half has passed since adopting the plan to reform the defence industry. During this time, the President, Parliament, and Government changed. However, has the military-industrial complex of Ukraine changed?
8 November, 2019
Training on Parliamentary Control for MPs and their Assistants
Secrecy and Parliamentary Control were defined as the key topics to be covered by the training at the request of the very MPs
26 September, 2019
NAKO presented anti-corruption agenda within the defence and security sector
On September 26 in Kyiv a conference took place where experts and government officials presented more than 100 anti-corruption actions needed to mitigate large sectoral corruption schemes
11 September, 2019
NAKO has agreed to cooperate with the Prosecutor General's Office
Prosecutor General stressed that the institution is planning to pay big attention to the military and defence corruption cases
9 September, 2019
NAKO Enters into Cooperation with Parliamentary Committee for National Security
Mariana Bezuhla assured that the Committee would work to ensure transparency and integrity within Ukraine's defence and security sector.
9 September, 2019
NAKO will support MPs from Anti-Corruption Policy Committee with Expertise
Role of parliamentary oversight over the defence and security sector, as well as various corruption risks and concerns, were discussed
9 September, 2019
NAKO Signed Memorandum of Understanding with NISS
The document was signed by Co-Chair Volodymyr Ohryzko, on behalf of NISS – by Director Olexander Lytvynenko.  
30 August, 2019
Law on Protection of Secret information Should be the Priority
Olena Tregub announced the priority bills in Ukraine’s defence and security sector which NAKO recommends to be adopted by 2020
29 August, 2019
TI Ukraine and NAKO Announced Key Priorities for the Parliament
NAKO together with Transparency International Ukraine announced the key priorities for the Parliament
25 July, 2019
Civil Society Presented the Anti-Corruption Strategy which Includes NAKOs Recommendations
Ukraine didn’t have the Anti-Corruption Strategy since 2017
24 July, 2019
Law on National Security Discussed at the International Coordination Meeting
Olena Tregub partook in the Sixth coordination meeting of the National defence and security working group, in the framework of the initiative of international donors under the EU auspices
4 July, 2019
Toronto Principles Presented at Ukraine Reform Conference
The Toronto Principles identify key reform targets for Ukraine for the next 5 years
19 June, 2019
Civil Society Calls for Decision-Makers to Reform the SDO
NAKO in cooperation with the other representatives of the civil society presented the Declaration where the signatories called for state government bodies to urgently and efficiently reform the State Defence Order
18 June, 2019
Corruption Schemes at Ukroboronprom Discussed with Expert Community
The need for increased transparency and accountability at Ukroboronprom was widely agreed upon
22 April, 2019
Yemchura Lectured on State and Civil Society in Fighting Corruption
Yemchura explained the efficiency and benefits of cooperation between the state and civil society sectors
17 April, 2019
NAKO Secretary General Called for the Next President to Speed Up Reforms in Defence Sector
What had been done over the last 5 years was not enough to bring Ukraine’s defence sector closer to NATO standards
11 April, 2019
16 Presidential Candidates Shared Views on Fighting Corruption in Defence
Of the 44 registered candidates, only 16 responded
15 March, 2019
NAKO 11 Quarterly: Questionnaire Results Presented to the Committee
Еhey discussed the pending release of NAKOs upcoming research products, the corruption scandal surrounding the state-owned enterprise Ukroboronprom and the results of the Presidential Questionnaire
15 March, 2019
Seven Questions on Defence: Summary of the Talk Show with the Presidential Candidates
Everyone in the studio agreed on, is the need to reduce secrecy and increase transparency and thus the civil oversight within Ukraine’s defence sector
14 March, 2019
Roslycky Lectured at the Chernyakhovsky National University
In presenting the findings of NAKOs defence-corruption questionnaire she also explained the role of civil society in democratic oversight of Ukraine’s defence sector
14 March, 2019
NAKO Held a Roundtable on the upcoming Presidential Elections and the Future of Defence Industry Governance
NAKO Committee Member Michel Yakovleff presented the results of a Questionnaire NAKO
9 December, 2018
NAKO presented at the International Anti-Corruption Conference
NAKO members presented on topics ranging from the impact of corruption on the perception of Ukraine
7 December, 2018
NAKO 10 Quarterly: Research on MoD Real Estate Presented to the Committee
Corruption schemes within Ukraine’s defence housing and real estate sector were deliberated in relation to the upcoming release of NAKOs research into the subject
3 December, 2018
NAKO Hosts an Open House for Journalists
Committee members spoke to the journalists to explain why they are engaged with anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine
23 November, 2018
NAKO Secretary General Spoke on Fighting Corruption in the EaP Region at the Seminar in Stockholm
Fighting corruption is a challenge both for Ukraine and the Eastern Partnership region
16 November, 2018
Tregub Spoke on Ukraine's Anti-Corruption Reforms at OSCE Forum
Tregub stated that the system of Ukrainian corruption backlashed against Ukrainian civil society
12 October, 2018
BITEC Initiative: Yemchura Lectured on the Role of NGOs in Increasing Transperency at MoD
The anti-corruption lectures are given in the framework of the BITEC initiative, where NAKO is a partner
8 October, 2018
BITEC Initiative: Dr. Roslycky Gave a Lecture on Increasing Transparency at the MoD
Dr. Roslycky explained the role of NGOs as well as NAKO’s goals and advocacy aimed at reducing corruption risks in the defence sector of Ukraine
31 July, 2018
The IEAC Presented the Policy Paper on Reforming the Democratic Civil Control
During the presentation, NAKO’s Research and Advocacy Manager Dr. Lada L Roslycky and NAKO’s analyst Taras Yemchura joined the expert discussion as the guests
19 June, 2018
NAKO 8: Quarterly Meeting Sets New Research & Advocacy Objectives in Defence & Security Sector
NAKO members strategized to deepen dialogue with Ukroboronprom on matters pertaining to the independent international audit
19 June, 2018
NAKO and Ukroboronprom Have Reestablished Dialogue on the International Audit of Ukroboronprom
NAKO and Ukroboronprom Have Reestablished Dialogue on the International Audit of Ukroboronprom
15 June, 2018
BITEC Initiative: NAKO Analyst Gave a Lecture on Corruption Risks in Defence Procurement
He indicated 6 red flags with remarkable examples which indicate corruptive risks in tendering process in defence and security sector
25 May, 2018
BITEC Inititative: Tregub Gave a Lecture on Increasing Transparency at the MoD
She spoke about the role of civil society in increasing transparency and integrity at the Ministry
23 May, 2018
Effective Parliamentary Control Over Security Services Discussed at the Verkhovna Rada
The issue was brought up why there is no parliamentary control over the sector of security in Ukraine
29 September, 2017
TI Ukraine Has Signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ministry of Defence
TI Ukraine and NAKO will provide expert assistance during the development and implementation of new anti-corruption policies at the Ministry of Defence