News / Secrecy
20 June, 2022
New Anti-Corruption Strategy: defence corruption issues postponed

Verkhovna Rada approved Anti-Corruption Strategy with 310 votes.

15 February, 2022
A secret program for developing ammunition production ended with numerous courts and criminal cases - NAKO
State defence plants could not spend budget funds to launch the modern production of ammunition
11 February, 2022
Parliament approved a three-year closed defence procurement plan for 2022-24

Parliament approved a consolidated three-year plan for closed defence procurement for 2022-2024. The next step is approval by the Cabinet of Ministers.

4 February, 2022
Exclusive interviews with Philip Breedlove, Ben Hodges and Steven Pifer
In the context of increased Russia’s aggression, the team of the ‘Eastern Flank’ project talked to former NATO top officials
2 February, 2022
Secrecy reduced in the three-year procurement plan
A statement by Oleksiy Reznikov, Ukrainian Defence Minister
13 January, 2022
Parliamentary control over military formations has become more effective, said Oleksandr Zavitnevych
NAKO emphasizes that strengthening parliamentary control over military formations will reduce corruption in the defence sector and strengthen the Ukrainian armed forces.
3 January, 2022
70% of defence procurement can be declassified, said Oleksandr Zavitnevych

This January, the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on National Security, Defence and Intelligence plans to finalize a draft law that amends the Law of Ukraine "On State Secrets"


 
28 December, 2021
Radio sets instead of equipment: NAKO evaluated this year’s state defence order
This year, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) is unable to spend the annual defence budget as planned
6 December, 2021
Announcement: Index of integrity in defence governance
How to overcome corruption in the defence sector?
8 November, 2021
Named TOP-15 corruption risks in the management of enterprises "Ukroboronprom"
We call on the government and parliament to pay attention to minimizing these risks.
20 October, 2021
Corporate governance and defence procurement are two of the three most risky areas according to the NAPC
The National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NAPC) monitored about 3,000 draft documents proposed for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers.
20 September, 2021
The Ministry of Defence plans to secretly spend UAH 95 billion on armaments - NAKO
The Ministry of Defence plans to spend UAH 95 billion on modernizing armaments and military equipment by 2024
7 July, 2021
Ukraine Reform Conference
Vilnius is hosting the 4th International Ukraine Reform Conference. What was on the Ukraine delegation’s agenda?
9 December, 2020
Government Defence Integrity Index: Ukraine In High Corruption Risk Zone
Today, on the International Anti-Corruption Day, NAKO is happy to announce that Transparency International launched its Government Defence Integrity Index (GDI) for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
16 June, 2020
The Draft Law on Defence Procurement Approved for Vote in the Parliament
One of the key benefits of the law is that it changes the legislation in defence procurement from Soviet to European on the system leve
25 March, 2020
State Defence Order Remains Classified: NAKO Calls for the Parliament to Adopt the New Defence Procurement Law
NAKO continues its fight for reducing overclassification in procurement
5 December, 2019
Draft Bill on Defence Procurement Voted by Rada in the First Reading
The new defence procurement policy is supposed to promote minimization of corruption risks, raising the level of transparency and increasing fair competition in this sector
19 June, 2019
NAKO 12 Quarterly: Committee Discussed Reforms with NDSC Secretary Danylyuk
20 May, 2019
Volodymyr Zelensky's Answers to NAKO's Questionnaire
Now that Mr. Zelensky Mr. Zelensky has been inaugurated as the President of Ukraine, we have published his commitments in the English language
26 February, 2019
How secrecy generates corruption
Olena Tregub, gave comments on Bihus.Info investigation, defense procurements and secrecy
16 October, 2018
Ichnya depot incident: Ukraine has left its lessons unlearnt after Balakliya and Kalinovka
A large-scale fire at the ammunition depot near the town of Ichnia, Chernihiv oblast, is the fourth such incident after the conflict began in the eastern Ukraine
23 September, 2018
Tregub: To reduce corruption risks in defence, it is necessary to remove military property/equipment from DOZ
According to the UN research, the highest level of corruption is in the conflict areas. Ukraine is one of such countries
20 August, 2018
NAKO Presents its Brief on Secrecy in the Defence Sector
It describes the current system in Ukraine, with a special focus on defence procurement and contains recommendations based on international best practices.
13 July, 2018
Poroshenko Promised NAKO to Make Defence Procurement More Transparent
This happened at the NATO summit in Brussels, during the discussion with Petro Poroshenko and President of Georgia Georgy Margvelashvili
21 March, 2017
NAKO calls for reduced classification of defence information, and transparency on defence procurement and Ukroboronprom
“Secrecy doesn’t secure national interest – in fact, it increases the risk of corruption, which weakens the defence forces and threatens the safety of our state and empowers our enemies,” said Oleh Rybachuk, co-chair of the committee