At its session on Friday, March 25, the Cabinet of Ministers
of Ukraine approved the first package of resolutions
necessary to enact the provisions of the new redaction of Law of Ukraine
On Civil Service
since May 1.
Chairman of the
National Agency of Ukraine on Civil
Service Kostiantyn Vashchenko reminded at the Government’s meeting that a civil service reform is one of the key objectives determined in the Action
Programme for the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
"We should create a professional civil service, the service which
is focused on the needs of citizens, which is deprived of any political influence and complies
with European standards. Therefore, the Government had elaborated and submitted to the Parliament a new draft law On Civil Service, which was approved at the end of last year and was signed by the President. And we are now passing the stage of
preparation for the implementation of it", said Konstiantyn
Vashchenko, noting that it is crucial to approve 33 relevant regulations until May 1.
At today's meeting the Cabinet endorsed
three bills to amend a number of laws necessary to ensure the implementation
of the Law On Civil Service.
In addition, the aforesaid resolutions of the Government
stipulate for the Procedure of holding the contest to
fill posts in public service, the Regulation on
the Commission on Senior Civil Service, the Procedure
of calculation of public service seniority
and the Procedure for revocation of civil servant’s