Strategic session of organizations from the Legal Reform Platform for CSOs held in Kyiv

August 31, 2021

The Strategic Session of the Legal Reform Platform for CSOs took place in Kyiv on August 26-28. It included 3 days of active work, 60 colleagues from civil society organizations from all over Ukraine, many ideas and plans for advocating for 8 chapters of the Map of Legal Reforms for Civil Society, open space and intensive discussion on how to effectively improve the legal environment for civil society in Ukraine!


  • Formats of effective community work in online and hybrid format, given the challenges of today;
  • Interaction policies within the Platform;
  • Urgent legal issues for civil society and how to approach them;
  • Tools for sharing experiences and learning within the Platform and a future strategy for more active involvement of Platform members in advocacy campaigns as part of the implementation of the Map of Legal Reforms for Civil Society.

The first personal (offline) meeting of the community, whose members have been working together for more than six months on advocating for positive legislation for CSOs, and 3 days of strategizing allowed the participants to effectively plan actions during future online work and feel that behind ZOOM icons there are people who want to work more efficiently to achieve results for all CSOs.

Currently, the Platform consists of more than 100 organizations at the national and local levels, in various areas and spheres of activity. The joint activities are aimed at improving the legal environment for CSOs in Ukraine, as well as networking and strengthening the sector.

We invite you to become a member of the Legal Reform Platform for CSOs to participate in such sessions, as well as to build civil society in Ukraine!

To do this, fill out the form at

Applications will be confirmed in late September.


The work within the Platform is carried out as part of the Project Ukraine Civil Society Sectoral Support Activity implemented by the Initiative Center to Support Social Action “Ednannia” in partnership with the Ukrainian Center for Independent Political Research (UCIPR) and Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law (CEDEM) with the sincere support of the American people through United States Agency for International Development.