“Our goal is to get young professionals interested in trying their hand at public service. Today, it needs motivated professionals. Citizens whose value is to serve their country. Therefore, we invite future graduates to consider the prospect of working in government or local government as an opportunity to be useful to the state. Each of us is now doing everything possible to bring the victory closer. Public servants, without exaggeration, are the civilian front that ensures the viability of the state. And each of you has the opportunity to become part of this team,” Natalia Alushyna said.
Natalia Alushyna also told the participants about two educational programs, namely: “Post-Conflict Governance and Post-War Governance. They are aimed at training specialists to work in the de-occupied territories. Such training will be provided at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
During the thematic discussions, they talked about what public servants do, how to build a career in public authorities, how public service contributes to the resilience and reconstruction of the country during the war, and how everyone can contribute to the restoration of Ukraine. Speakers included Oleksandr Yarema, State Secretary of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Jaco Cilliers, UNDP Resident Representative in Ukraine, Vitaliy Bezgin, Head of the Subcommittee on Administrative and Territorial Structure of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Organization of State Power, Local Self-Government, Regional Development and Urban Planning, and Tamila Tasheva, Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
A new educational series “Public Service” was also presented. It was presented by one of the speakers of the series, Sergiy Horovenko, Advisor to the Head of the National Agency, and Yuriy Manilov, Project Manager of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy.
What are the opportunities in the public service and how to become a public servant were told by Yulia Marushkevych, Director of the General Department for Personnel Management in the Civil Service and Local Self-Government of the National Agency of Ukraine on Civil Service, Hennadii Kyzymenko, Deputy Director of the Department for Human Resources and Organizational Development – Head of the Personnel Division of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, Volodymyr Kasyan, Director of the Department for Human Resources of the State Customs Service of Ukraine, Alyona Lobenko, Chief Specialist of the Evaluation and
The meeting ended with the participants taking a test on the general legislation of Ukraine.