INNOVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT
FOUNDATION

Innovation and Development Foundation (IDF) is a Tbilisi/Kyiv/Chicago-based international solutions platform designing innovative mechanisms for accumulation, acceleration, and transfer of expertise for reforming the state sector, consulting business and strengthening civil societies in young democratic countries and transitional economies.

Projects by IDF

Areas of Expertise

E-Government / Gov Tech

E-Government / Gov Tech

Supporting development of e-governance with strategy, policy and vision creation based on new technologies such as Blockchain, Biometrics, AI and big data management as well as identification systems

Smart Management

Smart Management

Helping to simplify and optimize public services and to make public administration smarter. Including border and aid management or any other

Sectoral Reforms

Sectoral Reforms

Initiating, planning and executing reforms in a wide range of sectors, both public and private, which has affected countries’ ratings in the most prestigious international rankings, such as “Doing Business”

Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Offering context based anti-corruption policy adoption with wide portfolio of anti-corruption initiatives, including decentralised investigation platform and anti-corruption courts

News

Losing points in Corruption Perception Index is a “cold shower” for Ukraine, says Liudmyla Ievsieienko, Director of Innovation and Development Foundation-Ukraine

Losing points in Corruption Perception Index is a “cold shower” for Ukraine, says Liudmyla Ievsieienko, Director of Innovation and Development Foundation-Ukraine Despite the fact that Ukraine slightly improved its position in 2018, scoring 32 points and occupying 120 position among 180 countries in the list, in 2019 our country lost 2 points and gone back […]

23.01.2020

Corruption scheme that allows Ukrainian officials to purchase cars abroad and import them to Ukraine without paying custom fees

Corruption scheme that allows Ukrainian officials to purchase cars abroad and import them to Ukraine without paying custom fees Civic detective of WikiInvestigation project exposed a corruption scheme that allows Ukrainian officials to import cars to Ukraine without paying custom fees using disability certificates. All operations with vehicles were conducted as so-called humanitarian assistance. The […]

21.01.2020

WikiInvestigation has announced Czech Republic Paper: officials who “forgot” to mention their Czech property assets in the declarations should start worrying

WikiInvestigation has announced Czech Republic Paper: it is time to start worrying for officials who “forgot” to mention their Czech property assets in the declarations. Civic detectives have conducted a large-scale crowdsourcing investigation on the WikiInvestigation platform within the framework of the project and checked a significant amount of extracts from the land register of […]

17.12.2019

IDF welcomes a law that revamps the State Bureau of Investigations

IDF welcomes a law that revamps the State Bureau of Investigations Innovation and Development Foundation welcomes passing a law that revamps the State Bureau of Investigations.  Especially, we welcome amendment No 318 that allows investigators dealing with Maidan cases to transfer to the State Bureau of Investigations without competition and provides the establishment of the […]

03.12.2019

The President of Ukraine has launched judicial reform

President Volodymyr Zelensky signed the bill No. 1008 on judicial reform, which gave rise to judicial reform.

04.11.2019

IDF welcomes reinstatement of criminal liability for illicit enrichment

The Verkhovna Rada has passed a bill that reinstates criminal liability for illegal enrichment of government officials to the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

31.10.2019

Results of the second wave of WikiInvestigation mini-grant program

We have summarized the results of the second wave of WikiInvestigation mini-grant program and identified 25 suspicions of corruption-related offenses on the platform.

28.10.2019

The attestation of prosecutors has started in Kyiv

This is the first stage of prosecutors` competence assessment to the Prosecutor General's Office, which will be transformed from the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine. The results of the test will determine whether prosecutors will remain at the posts they have occupied before.

23.10.2019

New release of the WikiInvestigation platform

WikiInvestigation project is implemented by Innovation and Development Foundation and funded by the European Union. Project team has announced the next release of the WikiInvestigation platform of crowdsourcing investigations.

21.10.2019

MPs supported the Verkhovna Rada`s decision to pass a bill on corruption whistleblowers

On Thursday, October 17, the Verkhovna Rada has passed in the second reading the draft Law №1010 “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Corruption Prevention”. Total of 252 MPs voted in favor, 23 MPs voted against. The bill defines the concept of “corruption whistleblowers” and regulates their legal status, ensures rights and protection, […]

17.10.2019