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Tue, Nov 26, 2019

Ukraine is finally ready to embrace land reform

The sale of private agricultural land has been banned since 2001. Ukraine is one of six countries in the world to maintain this restriction.

UkraineAlert by Ilona Sologoub

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Hudson joins the CSIS Into Africa podcast to discuss Sudan’s transition

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Democratic Transitions

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Sudanese finance minister shares plan for economic revival

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa East Africa

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

A Conversation with the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan H.E. Reza Baqir

On October 16th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics (GBE) Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Dr. Reza Baqir, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan.

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Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Servant of the people or servant of the oligarchs?

The president’s response is appropriate in a country with an operating rule of law. But in Ukraine, with an unreformed judiciary, this is a complete cop out.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Financial Regulation Fiscal and Structural Reform

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ukraine’s $50 billion challenge

The key concerns from business are not new. The rule of law, fair justice, macroeconomic stability, a predictable tax policy, secure investment, and property rights, including intellectual property rights, top their lists.

UkraineAlert by Andy Hunder

Fiscal and Structural Reform International Financial Institutions

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Mission possible

The government wants to liberalize the economy and proceed with radical and swift changes.

UkraineAlert by Basil Kalymon

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Ukrainian business leaders want better economic policy and rule of law

The fifteen principles reflect a broad reform consensus in Ukraine, aiming at creating well-functioning markets and strong private property rights.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Fiscal and Structural Reform Political Reform

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Do something with state enterprises already

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is right to emphasize the need to privatize state-owned enterprises.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Financial Regulation Fiscal and Structural Reform

Tue, Jul 23, 2019

A unique chance for change 

Ukraine finally has a parliament no longer dominated by businessmen. This offers a unique chance to establish rule of law and break up the oligarchic system.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Fiscal and Structural Reform Political Reform