Memorandum of cooperation between NAUCS and Japan International Cooperation Agency was signed




On July 17, 2023, Nataliia Aliushyna, Head of the National Agency of Ukraine on Civil Service, and Tanaka Akihiko, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), signed a Memorandum of cooperation.

The parties agreed to cooperate on developing the capacity of the civil service of Ukraine through strategic dialogue, as well as organizing training programs for human resource development.

According to Nataliia Aliushyna, Head of the Agency, cooperation between the NAUCS and the Japan International Cooperation Agency is extremely important, especially in context of implementation reforms in Ukraine. Currently, projects that strengthen the institutional capacity of public authorities and help to strengthen human resources are important. These are the areas offered in JICA's training programs.

The cooperation provides for the training of civil servants in short-term and long-term programs. Currently, it is possible to take courses in energy, cybersecurity, criminal liability, waste management.

As of today, civil servants have completed at least five short-term training programs, which were held in online and offline formats, in the following areas: recycling and management of household waste, fighting against cyber attacks, energetic. 

In 2024, short-term programs will include training courses on various topics in line with the Government's strategic directions. Currently, JICA conducts selection of candidates for participation in training programs in the following areas: road maintenance, investment attraction and business environment reform, educational policy development, agricultural product safety management.

In reference: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is a government agency that coordinates official development assistance (ODA), promotes economic and social growth in developing countries and their international cooperation. JICA’s main development programs (assistance mechanisms) are technical assistance programs and project for potential strengthening building and institutional development, feasibility studies and general plans. JICA has a variety of development programs aimed at supporting the development of partner countries in various areas.





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