National Institute for Strategic Studies
NISS
7-a Pirogov Street, Kyiv 01030 Ukraine, Tel.: +380 44 2345007 Fax: +380 44 2352060

 
The National Institute for Strategic Studies (NISS)

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES (NISS)

is the main research organization, which provides analytical and prognostic support for the President of Ukraine activity. For more than 15 years experts of Institute carry out strategic initiatives, analytical research and practical recommendations to meet the full range of challenges of nowadays.
 
 

THE MAIN TASK BEFORE INSTITUTE

is organizational, methodical and scientific provision in preparing of Annual President's Address in Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Basing on Institute experts surveys and work of native prominent scholars, findings of representatives of nongovernmental organizations the Expert report "Ukraine: internal and external situation and prospects of development" is prepared and published.
 
 

COMPLEX SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

at the NISS is conducted to investigate the key issues of social, political and economic development of Ukraine; the projects of laws and other legislative acts are developed on questions, which according to Constitution relate to the authority of President of Ukraine. The Institute boasts of a number of authoritative schools of thought in such fields as political system, humanitarian development, macroeconomic analysis, transboundary cooperation, security policy, defense-industry policy, regional policy and others. The specialists of the Institute in the city of Kyiv and regional branches of the Institute in Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Lviv, Odessa, Uzhgorod, Kharkiv work systematically on the development of state strategies and regional development strategies as well as on the elaboration of contemporary scientific methods and analytical developments in the context of the latest achievements of the world scientific thought.
 

DEBATE

The Institute regularly organizes broad expert discussions on key questions of social and political development of Ukraine, which aim at finding the optimal approaches to dealing with problems of state policy. We are ready to serve as a discussion platform for all interested specialists.
 

PUBLISHING

The Institute issues an annual collective monograph "Ukraine: annual estimates of socio-political and socio-economic developments". In 2006 the Institute founded a quarterly bulletin "Strategic priorities". On its pages the authors offer the results of their research on the important issues of internal and foreign policy and national security of Ukraine.
 

INTERNATIONAL CONTACRS

The Institute has signed Memorandums of understanding with a number of foreign research and scientific organizations. These documents provide for the establishment of cooperation by means of mutually beneficial exchange of experience and knowledge, the development of analytical papers and forecasts concerning the creation of legal and institutional grounds for the realization of the aspirations of Ukraine. Among such documents: Memorandum of understanding with the KNOW-HOW International Cooperation and Development Fund (Poland), Center for Strategic Studies under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, The Academy of Contemporary International Relations (China) and others. In the framework of the implementation of these documents regular scientific and informational exchange takes place, including mutual participation in international conferences, exchange of visits and delegations and so on.
 

STAFF

NISS central office is located in Kyiv. To assess ongoing developments in Ukraine's regions with respect to a number of criteria, the Institute has established its regional branches with offices in Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Odesa, Lviv and Uzhgorod.
 

Directing Staff of NISS


Director:
Andrii V. IERMOLAIEV
 
 

First Deputy Director:
Yaroslav A. ZHALILO
 

Deputy Director:
Oleksandr V. LYTVYNENKO
 
 

Deputy Director:
Yryna E. MARTYUSHEVA
 
 

Deputy Director:
Sergiy V. DRYEMOV
 
 

Scientific Secretary:
Myhailo T. STEPYKO
 
 
 


Contacts
Our address:
7-a Pirohova St., Kyiv 01030, Ukraine
Теl: (044) 234-50-07
Fax: (044) 234-41-03
E-mail address: niss@niss.gov.ua