Road to the EU of the Visegrad countries: Lessons for Ukraine
Supported by: International Visegrad Fund
Project span: September – November 2014
Leading project organization: The Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiative Foundation (DIF), Kyiv
IVO project team: Grigorij Mesežnikov (researcher-analyst), Ján Bartoš (technical and organizational support)
Partners: Institute for Public Affairs (IVO), Bratislava; EUROPEUM – Institute for European Policy, Prague; CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw
Objective: To inform the Ukrainian professional and wider public about experience of V4 countries in political and socio-economic reforms and European integration through the surveying of V4 experts’ opinion, analytical studies and public debates in different regions of Ukraine. Project assesses the readiness of Ukraine to carry out the sectorial reforms, identifies the most pressing problems and obstacles on the way of Ukraine into the EU and to finds the ways of overcoming them.