On the eve of the announced increase in energy prices for households, more than 30 participants of the round table "Tariff changes — regulations of tariffs or carrying out the requirements of the IMF? " held at Ukrinform, discussed tariff reforms, tariff adjustments to real market conditions and implementation of mechanisms of social compensations for the most socially unprotected layers of population. The main purpose of the roundtable was to make recommendations regarding optimal ways of tariff reform system, involving the development and implementation of the civil society reform.
Anatoliy Pinchuk, President of NGO "Ukrainian strategy," assured that all the recommendations made at the Roundtable will be considered and used to finalize the concept and afterwards sent to Verkhovna Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, published in the media and later used to prepare conceptual materials on the reform of the energy sector of Ukraine, and carrying out social reform.
The Roundtable was attended by the representatives of the National Commission for the regulation of public utilities, Ministry of Energy and Mining, Institute for Demography and Social Studies, Institute for Environmental Problems and Energy, independent experts, etc.
The organizer is NGO "Ukrainian strategy" with the assistance of CA “Slavuta" and the support of the International Fund "Renaissance".
Roundtable Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GBYXpEGjYg