On September 27, 2019, the regional co-ordinator of the WikiInvestigation in Chernivtsi, Eugenia Gaifer, conducted a seminar on "What is a reason for common platform for corruption fighters or how WikiInvestigation works".
Following the disclosure by the IDF and WikiInvestigation experts of the problem with large-scale leakage of personal data through the Prozorro system, the working meeting between the representatives of the Ministry of Economy Development and Trade and the SE “Prozorro” was held. This was get out from the official letters received by the IDF and […]
4905 members of local councils did not file a declaration in 2019.
These are the results of the investigation conducted by the crowdsourcing platform WikiInvestigation and the Innovation and Development Fund with the participation of volunteer students. In total, 30,000 declarations were analyzed.
The Innovation and Development Foundation is the only organization in Ukraine that comprehensively approached the issue of reforming.IDF`s researcher Liudmyla Ievsieienko said that during the welcoming speech to the participants and guests of the international scientific and practical conference.
During his speech at the International Scientific and Practical Conference, Giorgi Vashadze, founder of the Innovation and Development Foundation, stressed out the importance of personal data protection in the global information world and wide access to information. This is confirmed by numerous cases of violation of the information rights of individuals.
IDF expert and central coordinator of the WikiInvestigation Oleksandr Voloshyn said at the International Science and Practice Conference that the ProZorro - e-procurement system – has leaked 295,000 files with scanned passports and individual IDs submitted for participation in public procurement.
Roman Zhovnir and Liudmyla Arakhamia, experts of the Innovation and Development Foundation and co-authors of the bill on whistleblowers, said at the International Scientific and Practical Conference that preservation of the anonymity of whistleblowers is the biggest challenge that must be tackled to ensure real protection of whistleblowers.
The Ukrainian parliament passed the bill No. 1010 on the Whistleblowers in the first reading.
The Bill on Whistleblowers contains a number of progressive mechanisms that are not declarative but will actually protect and motivate the Whistleblowers.
The process of establishing an Institute of whistleblowing in Ukraine needs to start from Whistleblowers. Only then this tool will effectively work and show its full potential, and only then it will expand further.