The Ministry of Education and Science proposes for public discussion a draft Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Scientific and Scientific and Technical Activities” on setting targets for the activities of heads of scientific institutions, determining strategies and promising areas for the activities of scientific institutions.”
The purpose of the draft act is to introduce target indicators for the activities of heads of scientific institutions, to introduce the mandatory development of strategies and promising areas of activity for scientific institutions to assess the effectiveness of their work and make informed management decisions.
The draft act was developed in pursuance of step 288 of the Plan of legislative work of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for 2023, approved by the Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine dated February 7, 2023 No. 2910-IX, step 414 of the Plan of priority actions of the Government for 2023, approved by order of March 2022 No. 221-r.
The draft act proposes:
– introduce the definition of a strategic plan for a scientific institution;
– add provisions on the development, implementation and monitoring of the implementation of the strategic plan of the scientific institution and the operational plan of the scientific institution developed on its basis and their binding to the contract of the head of the state scientific institution;
– normalize the issues of the procedure for submitting the annual report of the head of a scientific institution;
– limit ten years in leadership positions.
Please send comments and suggestions to the draft act by e-mail by June 13, 2023: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org (responsible person – Olga Prudka, state expert of the expert group on monitoring and evaluation of scientific, scientific, technical and innovative activities of the Directorate of Science and Innovations).