18.03.2020. Ukraine Brief Statement on the Current CSOs Review of SDGs Process
Lead authors: Dr. Olena Lazorenko & Prof. Nina Chala, League of Professional Women (LPW, Ukraine) www.lpw.org.ua
Contributor: Svitlana Slesarenok, NGO Black Sea Women’s Club (Ukraine)
In 2020 Ukraine will be preparing the Voluntary National Review (VNR) for the first time. Currently “2019 Progress Report: SDGs in Ukraine”, 2017 National Baseline report and several thematic reports available only. In September 2019 the starting transition process of Ukrainian public authorities which lead the implementation and reporting on 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development in Ukraine. According to the Presidential Decree from September 30,2019 #722/2019 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine are responsible for implementation, monitoring and reporting on SDGs in Ukraine. In December 12, 2019 Ukraine Parliament’s Economic Development Committee held the hearing about implementation of the Concept of Sustainable Development in Ukraine and have been started the drafting Law of Ukraine “On the Principles of State Policy for Sustainable Development of Ukraine”.
Among our recommendations to government is “create collaborative national state-led multi-stakeholder platform on SDGs which will open for civil society organizations (CSOs), academia, business representatives and active citizens in Ukraine”.
Lead author: Dr. Olena Lazorenko, President of the League of Professional Women (LPW), Co-founder of “Partnership on Adult Learning” and Senior Researcher at Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Ukraine). e-mail: email@example.com
LPW contributes to 2019 Women’s Major Group 2019 High Level Political Forum Position Paper “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality” 1 April 2019 (p.30-31). Link: http://www.womenmajorgroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/WMG-2019-Position-Paper-FINAL2.pdf
Olena Lazorenko (2017). Arts and the Sustainable Development Goals. An experience report on their Adaption for Urban Development in Ukraine, Arts Management Quarterly, Issue No. 127. · October 2017 - p.19-24