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In-service trainings on Legal Approximation and Soft Skills for civil servants

On 30-31 May 2017 a two-day in-service training on Legal Approximation and Soft Skills for civil servants was conducted by the training team of the EU-funded project “Association 4U” in the Ministry of Ecology.

This training addressed the following topics: EU law, Approximation of legislation with EU law, Organizing effective meetings. They aimed at improving understanding of what is EU legal nature, EU law concept, sources of EU law and such competences as ability to develop strategies and agendas for meetings, knowledge and skills in managing human resources in public service, competences in note-taking, skills in choosing appropriate negotiation strategy etc.

30 participants took part in the training. They are representatives of the different departments of the Ministry of Ecology of Ukraine and GOEI.

The training was conducted by Senior Legal Approximation Fellow of the “Association4U” project Ksenia Smirnova, key Expert Cezar Herma, short term Expert Marc van den Muijzenberg and Senior Training Fellow Svitlana Batsyukova.