Semen Kryvonos met with G7, EU ambassadors: No compromises when it comes to the independence of NABU and me as its director

The fight against corruption is important, and that is why we have supported and will continue to support NABU on this path. This was stated by the G7 and EU ambassadors during a meeting with the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine Semen Kryvonos.


Corruption system puts pressure on anti-corruption agencies, but civil society has the final say

The work of anti-corruption agencies interferes with a corrupt system. The representatives of the system notice that the real results in fighting against top corruption and cannot accept the fact that they will have to take responsibility for their actions. This was stated by the participants of the public discussion ‘Who is interfered with independent anti-corruption agencies?’ The event was held on September 23, 2020, by the Civil Oversight Council at NABU.


Johannes Hahn stressed on the necessity to start work of the Anti-Сorruption Court as soon as possible

A full start of the work of the High Anti-Corruption Court will be able to provide fair judgments in cases as of corruption crimes, pre-trial investigation of which conducted by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn stressed it at the press briefing with the participation of the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk on November 9, 2018, in Kyiv.

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Official Statement: Currently, there is no alternative to establishing of a separate Anti-Corruption Court

Along with latest discussions in media about possible establishment of a Specialized Аnti-Corruption Court, and discussions among international partners of Ukraine, some members of parliament and high-ranking public officials are deliberately lobbying an opinion as though establishment of a separate Court is unjustified, costly, and time-consuming process. As an alternative, they propose to develop anti-corruption chambers within existing courts of general jurisdiction. There is a strong reason to believe, that the statement of the President of European Commission, noting that the European Union considers it sufficient to create a Special Anti-Corruption Chamber is a consequence of a targeted attempt to mislead Ukraine’s European partners.


Court decisions are crucial for anti-corruption reform – NABU Director

Court decisions in the top-corruption cases, investigated by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) will testify that anti-corruption reform in Ukraine is successfully implemented. This was stressed by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the meeting with the representatives of the Working Party on Eastern Europe and Central Asia (COEST).


EU supports legislative initiatives required for NABU’s efficient work - Hugo Mingarelli

The European partners will continue to provide the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine with political and organizational support. In particular, the European Union will foster the elimination of legislative barriers, which might hinder the fight with corruption in Ukraine.