Parliament of Ukraine in reform of the sector of national security and defence under challenges of XXI century.

  • Vitaliy Kotsur Candidate of Political Sciences, Senior Research Scientist of the Department of National Minorities of I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethno-National Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Keywords: democratic and civilian control, parliamentary control, security sector, parliament, Ukraine, reform, defense, conflict, Russia

Abstract

This article analyzes the role of parliament of Ukraine in reforming and control in the sector of national security and defense in terms of the challenges of the XXI century. Тhe priority for the domestic and foreign policy of Ukraine is a creation and development of modern security and defense sector with the experience of leading countries of NATO. That is why the Parliament of Ukraine since 2014 stepped up the adoption of legislative solutions in the field of national security. However, legislation on national security and defense need of revision and improvement. It should actively respond to the shortcomings are identified during the implementation of state programs regarding defense and national security and eliminate them. It would enhance the possibility of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, as the controlling entity defense and security sector, which is part of democratic civil control of appointments in power structures. Further improvement requires legislation to democratic civilian control over the activities of the security and defense of Ukraine to improve its structure and clarify the functions and responsibilities of regulating the system of democratic civilian control over the security sector Ukraine (President of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, public etc.). First, you must fully adopt security legislation of Ukraine to the European Union and NATO, and develop legislation on newly created in the 2016 Special Operations Forces (SOF) However, in-depth reform require law enforcement in the military sphere, including no legislative framework for agencies Military Justice.

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Published
2017-09-02
How to Cite
Kotsur, V. (2017). Parliament of Ukraine in reform of the sector of national security and defence under challenges of XXI century. Scientific Notes on Ukrainian History, (40), 175-182. Retrieved from https://snouh.com/index.php/journal/article/view/90
Section
PART ІІ. PROBLEMS OF UKRAINIAN STATE XVII-XXI CENTURY