The mission of the European Parliament on needs analysis wants in the process of the visit to explore the vision of the leadership of the Ukrainian Parliament on the reform of the Supreme legislative body of the country, said Tuesday the head of the mission, Pat Cox.
in early July, the Verkhovna Rada speaker Volodymyr Groysman and European Parliament President Martin Schulz signed a statement of cooperation between 2 parliaments. According to the press service of the Rada, in the framework of implementing the Memorandum, the parties will focus on strengthening the institutional capacity of the committees, adaptation of Ukrainian law to the EU standards, increased productivity of the machine. According to the Memorandum, the EP will send to Ukraine a mission that will prepare a road map for internal reform of the Verkhovna Rada.
"Our Mission this week wants to learn the wishes and vision of the head of the Verkhovna Rada faction leaders and heads of all committees with respect to those transformations which they consider necessary," said Cox in a common press conference with the head of the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev. According to Cox, the mission should not be public, but on the results of the Mission will submit a report that will be published.
for its part, the Ukrainian Parliament speaker Groysman said the need to create inside of the Verkhovna Rada of mechanism that would restore the confidence of the public, and will provide an opportunity to take a quality laws.
"I am convinced that during this period of time we will create a common action plan in Accordance with the assessment (mission - ed.), present it, and society will keep under control is to transform the Ukrainian Parliament ", - said the head of the Rada. He also said that At this time the planned five visits of the European mission.