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

IDF-Ukraine Director: Significant changes caused by the prosecutorial reform need to be protected

IDF-Ukraine Director Liudmyla Ievsieienko stated in a column for “Ukrayinska Pravda” that “significant changes caused by the prosecutorial reform need to be protected” The main goal of the prosecutorial reform was to radically change the standards of activity of the institution. Namely, to increase the effectiveness of the prosecutor’s office and to make it respected […]

07.05.2020

IDF team is delighted to congratulate NABU on its 5th anniversary

Innovation and Development Foundation team is delighted to congratulate the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine on its 5th anniversary. Liudmyla Ievsieienko Director IDF-Ukraine “It is a great pleasure for us that the Georgian experts of the Innovation and Development Foundation stood at the origins of the creation of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine. Particularly, […]

16.04.2020

IDF experts developed a checklist on how to get land from the state for agricultural purposes

Experts of Innovation and Development Foundation and the WikiInvestigation project created a detailed checklist on how to get land from the state for agricultural use. To acquiring ownership of agricultural land can: Ukrainian citizens; Ukrainian legal entities, members of which (shareholders, members) are only citizens of Ukraine and / or the state, and / or […]

08.04.2020

Dnipro Student Festival was canceled after the investigation on the WikiInvestigation platform

After the investigation “Choosing student festival instead of counteracting the coronavirus in Dnipro,” was conducted and published on the WikiInvestigation platform, the Dnipro City Council’s Department for Humanitarian Policy rejected the proposals of local entrepreneurs to hold a student festival. This information can be found in the e-procurement system Prozorro. According to the investigation, the […]

07.04.2020

WikiInvestigation created a Checklist for monitoring procurement of supplies aimed to counteract coronavirus pandemic

The Innovation and Development Foundation and the WikiInvestigation project have initiated the All-Ukrainian Procurement Control required to eliminate corruption risks during procurement of supplies aimed to counteract coronavirus pandemic. Checklist is available here. We call for the public to join the Control: ✅Check procurements, including made via Prozorro; ✅Detect overpricing; ✅Publish your own investigations on […]

29.03.2020

GRECO welcomes the adoption of the Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers

GRECO welcomes the adoption of the Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers and looks forward to its proper implementation. It is stated in the Report of the Council of Europe’s anticorruption body GRECO on Ukraine’s progress in implementing the recommendations issued by the organization in 2017. The relevant Compliance Report states: “…the newly elected President […]

26.03.2020

The public should be involved in the prosecutorial reform – Director of IDF-Ukraine

Possible changes in the course of the reform of the prosecutor’s office are becoming more and more visible today, and let`s be honest, they are definitely alarming Liudmyla Ievsieienko, Director of the Innovation and Development Foundation-Ukraine brought up this issue in her column on “Ukrayinska Pravda” and stressed that the reform of the prosecutor’s office […]

26.03.2020

IDF launches a campaign to gather information on the integrity of regional prosecutors

Innovation and Development Foundation launches an all-Ukrainian public campaign to gather information on the integrity, professionalism and ethics of candidates for prosecutor posts. Liudmyla Ievsieienko Director Innovation and Development Foundation “We believe that the public has something to say about regional prosecutors, and this information may be useful to working groups that will review regional […]

02.03.2020

Ukrainian students conduct nearly 50 inquiries, collect 1,000 profiles of candidates for prosecutors under WikiInvestigation internship

Fifty suspicions and full-fledged investigations have been published on the first platform of crowdsourcing investigations of corruption WikiInvestigation as a result of an intensive internship programme for Ukrainian students conducted by the project. Interns also managed to collect information on almost 1,000 of candidates for prosecutors’ posts. It will be forwarded to the Prosecutor General’s […]

28.02.2020

WikiInvestigation launched the third wave of mini-grant programme

The EU-funded project “Supporting prevention of corruption and investigation through civic engagement on a local level” which is implemented by Innovation and Development Foundation (IDF) announces a third (final) wave of mini-grant programme of up to 500 Euro for conducting anti-corruption investigations. Main goal of the programme: To conduct anti-corruption investigations on the basis of […]

24.02.2020