Teams (RST) initiated by the Government with the support of
international partners, will provide an opportunity to improve the competency
of Ukrainian authorities, their professionalism and the quality of the
decisions considered essential to support the implementation of priority reforms
capable to change the country. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine
Volodymyr Groysman during a presentation of the enhanced Reforms Support
Architecture on Monday.
"Mechanisms such as Reforms Delivery Office can improve
our capacity, make our government more professional while the decisions we elaborate
more clear with the view to the need of not just reforming as a process, but
adopting necessary decisions to change life in our country", said Volodymyr
The introduction of new support tools and implementation of vital
reforms in the country are considered crucial, given that one of the main
problems of governance in Ukraine is institutional incapacity, the Head of the
According to him, the mechanisms of support for reform appear
a contribution to the improvement of the quality of changes necessary for the
country and much needed for the people.
"We can't make reforms for the sake of reforms, we can
make reforms for the country, for the people", highlighted the Prime
In this regard the Head of Government thanked international
partners for their assistance in creating mechanisms to support reforms.
"A mechanism of Reforms Delivery Office coordinated by
the Prime Minister which is being presented today, Reform Support Teams in key
Ministries, Strategic Advisory Group in synergy with the National Reform Council
in cooperation with our international partners will ensure an absolutely new
quality of decision-making aimed at changing the country", he urged.
Volodymyr Groysman expressed assurance that Ukraine deserves
to take worthy place in the European community and on the world map. "We
need Ukraine to become a successful country. The task we set is absolutely
real. Such mechanisms, which we are now discussed, bring us closer to this
goal. When each citizen says: "Yes, I feel that changes started", it will
be the main indicator of our action", said the Head of Government.
Moreover, Volodymyr Groysman accentuated that most changes
should have been carried out in Ukraine 10-20 years before. But, the
transformation had not occurred, the problems turned into chronic, and nowadays
the country is facing a series of challenges.
The Government of Ukraine is aware of the challenges on the
agenda, and committed to prolong efficient, professional work, stressed the
Prime Minister. In particular, the steps are made to professionalize the public
administration system, and Public Administration Reform is underway in Ukraine.
The Government has determined its top priority the revival
of the national economy, enabling to disclose the potential of the country. In
this direction there were established the National Industry Development
Committee of Ukraine and the Investment Support Office, there were introduced
regular meetings with businesses to discuss their pressing problems and to
facilitate creating of a favorable business climate.
Also, measures are taken to achieve energy independence,
there have been launched rebuilding infrastructure of the country, road repairs.
"I strongly believe that we have all the prerequisites
to become a successful, democratic country with strong economy", stressed
the Head of Government.