CASE Ukraine and State Property Fund of Ukraine jointly organized a roundtable within the project “Development of the analytical basis for amending of the State Program for Privatization”. The round table was organised to discuss preliminary research findings within the project. In particular, the following presentations were made:
- Political-economic factors of privatization and its accomplishment – Volodymyr Dubrovskiy, senior economist, CASE Ukraine.
- Legitimization of the results of privatization in the eyes of the wider population – Olexander Paskhaver, President of the Center of Economic Development.
- The most urgent issues of privatization legislation: privatization of land actually occupied by the enterprises that have already been privatized and privatization to foreign investors – Lidiya Verkhovodova, Director of the Center of Economic Development.
Participants of the round table included professionals in the SPFU, representatives from the Public Council within the SPFU, other experts. The recommendations of the round table will be incorporated in the final report of the project, which is to be presented on 6 December, 2007.