Ukraine and SIGMA


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Status: EU Neighbourhood country
Capital City: Kiev
Population: Around 45 million
Currency: Hryvnya (UAH)


Ukraine signed an Association Agreement, that includes the provisions for a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area, with the EU in June 2014. As of 1 September 2017, the Association Agreement was fully implemented, after being ratified by European parliaments and the Council.

SIGMA, the EC and the Ukrainian authorities agreed a work programme in January 2021 that gives priority in the period to June 2022 to co-operating with:

  • The Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers and the National Agency of Ukraine on Civil Service on supporting implementation of the civil service reform, in particular on the remuneration system in accordance with the Action Plan for the implementation of the Concept of reforming the civil servant remuneration system; the institutional set-up of the central Government; and improving conditions for managerial accountability among the senior civil service and management of public bodies.

  • The Ministry of Justice and other partners during the adoption process of the draft law on administrative procedures, as well as advising on its implementation.

  • The Ministry of Finance on analysing progress in implementation of the Public Financial Management (PFM) Strategy and preparing an updated PFM Strategy and Action Plan.

  • The State Audit Service on streamlining the rules and procedures for internal control among central government organisations and to further clarify interactions between internal control, financial inspection and audit functions.



Related links


Country co-ordination


Baseline measurement report 2018

The Principles of Public Administration for European Neighbourhood Policy countries

Publications in Ukrainian

More publications

EU relations with Ukraine

EU Delegation to Ukraine

Programme Administration Office

News on Ukraine

EU Neighbours East

More countries 

Events calendar

Martins KrievinsSIGMA staff member Martins Krievins

Country manager and regional manager ENP East
Tel: +33 1 45 24 75 29


Maria DolzhenkoSIGMA staff member Maria Dolzhenko

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 45 24 13 01


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