Presentation of the project “EU anti-corruption policy: key elements, orientation on sustainable development, lessons for Ukraine” (19.05.2022, online)

23.05On May 19, 2022, an online presentation of the project entitled ” EU anti-corruption policy: key elements, orientation on sustainable development, lessons for Ukraine ” (EU AntiCor) was held online on the Zoom platform.

The event was organized by the State University of Trade and Economics within the framework of the EU Erasmus + program 101047968 – EU AntiCor – ERASMUS-JMO-2021-HEI-TCH-RSCH (Implementation period: 04.03.2022 – 03.03 2025) with the support of the National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine (EU-funded project).

The event was attended by more than 48 people (students of Bachelor’s, Master’s Programs, research and teaching staff, members of public organizations, employees of business entities) from different universities of Ukraine: Cherkasy National University named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, State Tax University, Cherkasy State Technological University, State University of Trade and Economics, Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University, Academy of Labor, Social Relations and Tourism, Ukrainian Academy of Printing, Semyon Kuznets Kharkiv National Economic University named after Semen Kuznets, Odessa National University named after Mechnikov, Sumy State University, Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko, National Academy of Statistics, Accounting and Auditing, Institute of Industrial Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Institute of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education, Institute of Industrial Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

In welcome speech Anatolii Mazaraki, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Rector of State University of Trade and Economics, Svitlana Melnychenko, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Vice-Rector of State University of Trade and Economics, Yulia Honcharova, Candidate of Law, Associate Professor, Dean of the Faculty of International Trade and Law welcomed participants and stressed that the future of our country, its integrity and European integration as a civilizational choice of Ukraine depends on the principled and impartial representatives of state bodies and the implementation of the EU AntiCor project will become one of the platforms for very serious discussions on combating corruption.

The event was also attended by Petro Krainik, Manager, Jean Monnet National Erasmus + Office in Ukraine (EU project), who congratulated the project team and participants of the presentation, emphasizing that in wartime it is extremely important to spread European studies, values and discuss issues on the fight against corruption to preserve the unity of Ukraine as a state and as a nation.

During the meeting there were reports by Tetiana Melnyk, Academic Coordinator, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Head of the Department of International Management of the State University of Trade and Economics, Vitalii Omelianenko, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Institute of Industrial Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Sumy State Pedagogical University named after Makarenko, Lyudmila Serova, Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor, Department of International Management, State University of Trade and Economics, Andriy Oliynyk, Ph.D. in Economics, Senior Lecturer, Department of International Management, State University of Trade and Economics, Liudmyla Guliaeva, Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor, Academy of Labor, Social Relations and Tourism.

The speakers focused on the following topical issues. The urgency of the project is determined by the component of economic reforms in Ukraine in view of the deepening of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU in the form of an Association Agreement. The key objectives of the project are to raise public awareness in Ukraine on key aspects of EU anti-corruption policy, to enable State University of Trade and Economics students to better understand EU anti-corruption policy, to intensify anti-corruption research, to generate knowledge and ideas to strengthen EU role in fighting corruption in Ukraine in various fields of activity, etc. The EU AntiCor project is expected to implement the following measures: creation and teaching of 3 courses in the field of anti-corruption in the EU, 1 manual “EU Anti-Corruption Policy: Key Elements, Sustainability Development, Lessons for Ukraine”, study “Anti-Corruption Policy in EU Countries and Ukraine », events for the public (conference, webinars, round table.)

Also, there were announcements coordinated by Odessa National University named after І. Mechnikov (project 101047919 – MEDITERreg Ring of the Mediterranean: Regional Studies), Sumy State University (project ERASMUS-JMO-2021-MODULE – SKILLS4JOB – 101047867: EU experience in improving youth employment through the development of professional skills for teachers, economics and teachers Management), State University of Trade and Economics (Advocacy European Competition Rules module).

Presentation of the event is attached.

Video recording 

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