The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Taran signed a document canceling the 2016 ordinance regulating the activities of the reform project office. A general competition is organized to select specialists from the defense policy department.
This is stated in the official message on the restart of the reform of the defense department of Ukraine, transferred to Ukrinform.
According to the press secretary to the Ukrainian Minister of Defense, Svetlana Pavlovskaya, “The reform project office was a consultative body of questionable effectiveness. This is due to the fact that the reform of the Defense Ministry was carried out by people who previously taught in the lower grades, worked in beauty salons, distributing leaflets to order, staging street performances … Most of these reformers do not even have higher education degrees, only ertifikaty the end of exchange. In addition, there is the question of how to deal with the reform of the Ministry of Defense, if not in the office, even members of the service in the armed forces of Ukraine? “.
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Therefore, the press secretary to the Minister of Defense noted, by the same order, Taran presented the Directorate of Defense Policy in order to institutionalize the reform of the Ministry of Defense on a professional basis in order to achieve the objectives of defense reform in Ukraine.
According to the report, the United States Congress has accepted financial assistance under the Security Assistance Initiative for Ukraine. This should happen if the United States Department of Defense, together with the United States Department of State, confirms the progress made in implementing defense reform in Ukraine.
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The heads of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and the United States Department of Defense approved the reform of the defense department. In the area of defense industry reform, it is said that both parties understand the duration of certain tasks, while progress in this area must be stable. The reform of the personnel management system provides for the development by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine of an improvement of the personnel management system and professional military training.
“The processes of institutionalized management of the troops and the improvement of parliamentary control of the activities of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine in the fields of budgeting and the implementation of defense policy are welcomed by our Western partners. As you can see, the tasks to be accomplished by the Defense Policy Directorate of the Ministry require specialization, specialization in the areas of activity, life and managerial experience, as well as knowledge of scientific and practical methods of approach. for the justification of a certain problem, “said Pavlovskaya.
“The work is already underway, but we will be happy if specialists come to the Directorate of Defense Policy by participating in a general competition for the posts of civil servants who can contribute to the strategic areas of development of the country,” added the spokesman for the Ukrainian Minister of Defense.
As reported, on March 31, Olesya Favorskaya, head of the memorandum of understanding reform project office, said that the work of the office was virtually stalled, members of the reform project office (defense procurement reform team) , food system reform team) have been reduced, all passes for experts from the Defense Ministry project office and staff have been blocked.
The Ministry of Defense then denied having blocked the work of the reform project office.
On April 13, it was learned that Defense Minister Taran had signed an order to create a defense policy branch within the ministry in order to implement the objective of defense reform in Ukraine.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru