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Denys Monastyrskiy named five main areas for the development of the MIA of Ukraine system during the meeting with the G7 Ambassadors to Ukraine

5th October 2021, 17:57

Increasing public trust in law enforcement, creating a safe environment, improving technical support, digitalization and development of services, and involving the MIA in anti-corruption reform are the key areas for further development of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Denys Monastyrskiy, the head of the law enforcement agency, mentioned it during a meeting with the Ambassadors of the G7 countries to Ukraine.

"The Ministry of Internal Affairs will focus its efforts on five areas of work. As for increasing public trust, we focus on the following projects – territorial community police officer, body cameras for all patrol police personnel, monitoring of human rights "Custody Records", safe childhood and combating domestic violence, " - Denys Monastyrskiy said.

He explained that the area of creating a safe environment will relate to road safety, the operation of Phantom vehicles, the Aeromedical Space System, the creation of a European fire safety hub and the work of volunteer firefighting squads. The Ministry of Internal Affairs also focuses a lot on updating the material and technical base.

"Over the next few years, we have an ambitious goal to significantly improve and update the maintenance of our units. In 2021-2023, the intellectual border with Russia, Belarus and Moldova should be fully equipped. The maritime guard needs to be reformed and improved. Currently, technical observation posts on the coast of the Azov and Black Seas are being modernized. The procedure of purchasing 2 sets of stationary radar systems for maritime surface observation has been launched,” - the head of the law enforcement agency said.

Denys Monastyrskiy pointed out that the Ministry of Internal Affairs has a steady tendency to simplify the procedures for providing services by Service Centers. The next step is the further minimization of the human factor in decision-making and the maximum digitalization of services.

The Minister of Internal Affairs noted that one of the key principles of the new team is to eradicate corruption in the Ministry's system.

"We are implementing tools that are able to identify, neutralize and eliminate the causes and conditions that contribute to corruption, strengthen internal control, prevent conflicts of interest," - Denys Monastyrskiy added.