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NAKO has agreed to cooperate with the Prosecutor General’s Office

NAKO Committee and Secretariat members met with Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Ruslan Riaboshapka and his collegues, particularly the newly-appointed Chief Military Prosecutor Viktor Chumak. Prosecutor General stressed that the institution is planning to pay big attention to the military and defence corruption cases. NAKO supports such a decision and is ready to contribute the institution in […]

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NAKO Enters into Cooperation with Parliamentary Committee for National Security

On Monday, 10 September, the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO) discussed the possible avenues of cooperation with selected MPs from the  Parliamentary Committee for national security, defence and intelligence. Deputy Head of the Committee Mariana Bezuhla, Commmittee’s Secretary Roman Kostenko accompanied by his assistant Vasyl Potapenko, Ihor Kopytin, Yuriy Fedorenko and Serhii Zhuk joined the […]

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New NAKO Research: 90 per cent of State Defence Order Should be Declassified

PRESS RELEASE September 10, Kyiv On Tuesday, September 10, The Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Commitee presented its new report, ‘Reforming the State Defence Order System’, and called for systemic changes in how classified procurements take place. The key findings of the research were presented at the event organized in partnership with the US-Ukraine Business Council and […]

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NAKO will support MPs from Anti-Corruption Policy Committee with Expertise

On Monday, 9 September, the Independent Defence Anti-Сorruption Committee (NAKO) held a working breakfast with selected Parliamentarians interested in defence and security sector issues. Most MPs were from the Parliamentary Committee on Anti-Corruption Policy and Corruption Control. Role of parliamentary oversight over the defence and security sector, as well as various corruption risks and concerns, were discussed. […]

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The Auditor for Ukroboronprom Selected

On 5 September the auditor for state defence enterprise Ukroboronprom was selected. International company Baker Tilly Ukraine won the tender for auditing Ukroboronprom. Alongside with Baker Tilly, another world-class auditing company took part in the tender, Ernst & Young Ukraine. The Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee has advocated for the international audit of state defence enterprise […]

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Law on National Security Discussed at the International Coordination Meeting

24 July, 2019, NAKO Secretary General 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. The key topic for the discussion was the implementation of the Law on National Security of Ukraine. Also the participants […]

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Statement on Transparent Personnel Appointments in the Military Industrial Complex

Common statement of the civil society as for providing transparent personnel appointments in the military industrial complex. To President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky To Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council Olexander Danylyuk To Head of Supervisory Board of State Defence Enterprise Ukroboronprom Aivaras Abromavicius Ukraine is at the doorstep of changes on top […]

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Civil Society Presented the Anti-Corruption Strategy which Includes NAKOs Recommendations

25 July, 2019, civil society experts publicly presented the new Anti-Corruption Strategy which should define the state ani-corruption policy. The document was developed by the Center of Policy and Legal Reform (CPLR) with the inclusion of all NAKOs recommendations when it is related to Ukraine’s defence and security sector. Ukraine didn’t have the Anti-Corruption Strategy […]

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Ukroboronprom re-announced the tender for financial audit

State defence enterprise Ukroboronprom will hold a tender for financial audit of the conglomerate itself and its member companies on 26 September. Tender bids can be submitted till August 21, the audit has to be completed by 10 April 2021. This includes the consolidated accounting of the state defence enterprise and its member companies for […]

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Cooperation with NAKO Defined by the Ministry of Defence as the Priority in its White Book

Cooperation with NAKO as the civil society organization is one of the priorities and achievements that Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence reported on in its ‘White Book 2018’. There are several areas of cooperation: NAKO’s research activity, namely the research on corruption risks in defence housing, Implementation of NAKOs recommendations related to corruption risks in defence […]

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