Embracing Remote Deliberation in the Ukrainian Parliament: Challenges, Progress, and Future Prospects
About the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Written on September, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a radical shift in the way legislative bodies operate, with many parliaments around the world transitioning to remote deliberation to ensure continuity of the legislative process. The Ukrainian Parliament has also adopted remote meetings and implemented several changes to facilitate the smooth functioning of parliamentary activities. This essay explores the development, challenges, and future prospects of remote deliberation in the Ukrainian Parliament.