|Author (Person)||Shapovalova, Natalia|
|Publisher||Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior [FRIDE]|
|Series Title||FRIDE Commentary|
|Series Details||No.18, October 2014|
The eighth Ukrainian parliament will be pro-Ukrainian, pro-European and hopefully pro-reform. The composition of the new parliament should enable a strong pro-European majority to carry out promised reforms. These include the fight against corruption, reform of the judiciary and law enforcement agencies, public administration reform and decentralisation, tax reform and business deregulation. Public pressure, also reinforced by civil society activists and journalists within the parliament, will be strong, but trust in the new government will not last for long. Ukraine does not have much time to start changing itself, and the costs of not reforming could become toxic for its statehood.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Ukraine|