Keynote Speaker at the Session on the “Public Funding of Political Parties” (Kiev)

Speakers:

  • Mr. Sam Van der Staak, The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), “Public Funding around the World”
  • Dr. Fernando Casal Bertoa, Nottingham Research Fellow (University of Nottingham), “Playing the Devil’s Advocate: Party Funding Regulation and Corruption”
  • Mr. Denys Kovryzhenko, Legal Adviser (IFES/Ukraine), “Regulation of public funding of political parties: most recent legislative proposals”

Moderator: Dr. Marcin Walecki, Chief of the OSCE/ODIHR Democratic Governance and Gender Unit

Rapporteur: Ms. Anne-Lise Chatelain, OSCE/ODIHR Legislative Support Officer

Moderator at the Session on the “Political Parties in Parliament” (Kiev)

Speakers:

  • Professor Susan Scarrow, University of Houston, “The Challenges of Regulating Political Parties in Parliament”
  • Mr. Igor Kogut, Director of the Agency for Legislative Initiatives (Ukraine), “Ukrainian political parties role in parliamentary system evolution”
  • Mr. Andrei Shevchenko, Chief of Party (RADA Project, Ukraine)

Moderator: Dr. Fernando Casal Bértoa, Nottingham Research Fellow (University of Nottingham)

Rapporteur: Ms. Kateryna Ryabiko, Project Coordinator, OSCE/ODIHR

Rapporteur at the Session on the “Public Funding of Political Parties” (Kiev)

Speakers:

  • Mr. Serhiy Leshchenko, Member of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
  • Ms. Laura Sanz–Levia, Administrator of the Council of Europe/ Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), “Council of Europe standards regarding transparency of political finances: an overview of GRECO findings and recommendations across Europe”
  • Dr. Magnus Ohman, Senior Advisor (IFES), “Party funding transparency – general principles and new technologies”

Moderator: Dr. Marcin Walecki, Chief of the OSCE/ODIHR Democratic Governance and Gender Unit

Rapporteur: Dr. Fernando Casal Bertoa, Nottingham Research Fellow (University of Nottingham)