To ensure a fast and efficient implementation of reforms, a
Project Management Office has been established at the Ministry of Finance. The
head of the Office is Yana Bugrimova, who is the
advisor to the Minister of Finance.
The Minister of Finance is actively working to restore the
economic growth of Ukraine and taking resolute steps to solve economic and
financial problems by implementing structural reforms. Pursuing this target,
the Ministry of Finance decided to establish the Project Management Office
which will be in charge for the coordination of the reforms being implemented
in public finance. This includes reforms related to the public budgets,
taxation, customs and other areas.
The core tasks of the Project Office include the elaboration
of proposals on the reform of public finance, engagement of experts and
coordination of the activities of working groups in charge for the
implementation of reforms, organization of discussions and monitoring of reform
progress and results with state bodies, business and civil society as well as
coordination of the cooperation between the Ministry of Finance and advisors
and experts who are working in Ukraine at technical aid projects.
“The main task of the Project Management Office is to
accompany and coordinate the reform process pursued by the Ministry of Finance
as well as to provide high-quality consulting as the best way to implement the
respective transformations. In fact, we have established a strategic reform center at the Ministry of Finance which shall provide
comprehensive support to the deep transformations in our country”, Minister of
Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk
The team of the Project Office shall include high-profile
researchers and experts in the field of economy and finance, representatives of
NGOs as well as representatives of state agencies and local self-government
“The key objective of the Project Office is to assist in the
coordination, elaboration, implementation, monitoring and communication on
reforms. The Office shall make it possible to develop ideas and proposals made
by the Ukrainian Government, international partners of Ukraine and activists
with the aim to achieve the best possible result”, head of the Project
Management Office Yana Bugrimova said.
The Project Management Office will be cooperating closely
with the Office of the Ministry of Finance and state agencies reporting to it.
The Project Office will be providing coordinating, analytical and communicative
assistance in the implementation of the reforms. This will ensure coordinated
actions by all parties interested in the reforms including the government, citizens,
international donors, expert community and business.