European Engineering Consulting Community to Support Ukraine

European Engineering Consulting Community to Support Ukraine Jan Van der Putten, Secretary General of the European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations (EFCA), in his email to ICEG President Oleksandr Nepomnyashchyy, approached ICEG on behalf of EFCA President Benoît Clocheret, the EFCA Board of Directors, all the member associations with the words of cordial support to the participants of the Ukrainian …

GREETINGS ON NEW EUROPEAN PROSPECTS!

The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy greeted the decision of the European Union member countries’ leaders to grant Ukraine the EU candidate status. “Today you have adopted one of the most important decisions for Ukraine in all 30 years of independence of our state,” he said. “Officially recognized: Ukraine is a future equal partner for 27 EU countries,” says an address …

Minregion explains details of technical supervision and engagement of consulting engineers

Pursuing a goal of efficient construction supervision, quality project management, rational use of funds, control of quantity and quality indexes of works performance and their documental support, the construction clients attract independent contractors for technical supervision and consulting engineers. Primarily, it concerns the clients who do not have supervisors of their own and certified specialists with corresponding expertise. Such services …

Guidelines on making an inspection report in the Unified System

Guidelines on making an inspection report in the Unified System give answers to most widespread inquiries from the attested persons (technical inspection) are grouped by categories of functionally similar actions of users of corresponding automated workstations (AWS) on the basis of using the “Unified state electronic system in construction sector” (Unified System). The Guidelines cover the following chapters: AWS starting …

Map of Destruction launched in Ukraine

Map of Destruction is an online map of Ukraine, which displays facilities of social, transport, and housing infrastructure, partially or totally destroyed in the aftermath of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24.02.2022. Map’s purpose To help raise funds for reconstruction of all destroyed facilities. The map accumulates information about all housing, social, and infrastructure facilities destroyed by the Russian …

ICEG and OICE strengthen international cooperation between Ukraine and Italy

On June 20, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Carlo Bonomi, President of Confidustria Italia, the General Confederation of Italian Industry. The parties discussed prospects of increasing the presence of the Italian business and its involvement in Ukraine recovery. Meetings with the Italian delegation were also reported by the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine and Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Simultaneously, strengthening the cooperation with the …

Changes to procedure of loss and damage assessment and emergency work

On June 22, The Uriadovyi Kuryer issue 136 published the Cabinet of Ministers Decree No. 700 of 14.06.2022 that amends the “Procedure of assessing the losses and damage inflicted on Ukraine by the Russian aggression” approved by the Cabinet of Ministers Decree No. 326 of 20.03.2022 and the “Procedure of performing emergency works to eliminate consequences of the Russian aggression resulting in …

ATCEA and ICEG had a meeting online

On June 17, ICEG management and staff had an online meeting with representatives of the Association of Turkish Consulting Engineers and Architects (ATCEA). • ATCEA was represented by: • Mr. İrfan Aker, ATCEA Chairman; • Mr. Orhan Uludag, ATCEA Board Member, Secretary; • Mr. Halil Agah, Secretary General of ATCEA. • In the course of the conference, Oleksandr Nepomnyashchyy, president of the Interstate Consultants Engineers Guild, informed …

Law No. 2179-IX. National system of qualifications

On June 17, 2022, the Law of Ukraine No. 2179-IX of 01.04.2022  “On amending some Ukrainian legislation on functioning of the national qualifications system” came into force. The law was published in the Holos Ukrayiny issue No. 124 of 16.06.2022. The law amends the Labor Code and laws “On labor remuneration,” “On education,” “On employment” in terms of: • definition of complete …

Improving the civil defense system

Lately, more and more attention has been paid to improving the system of civil defense including issues directly related to design and construction of facilities of any type. Thus, the Holos Ukrayiny issue No. 123  of 15.06.2022 officially published Law of Ukraine No. 2228-IX of 21.04.2022 “On amending some Ukrainian legislation on distributing the authorities between the central executive agency forming the state …

Instructions for surveying the buildings and structures damaged as a consequence of emergencies, hostilities, and terrorist attacks

Scientific Advisory Board of the Public Union “Interstate Consultants Engineers Guild” has adopted Instructions for surveying the buildings and structures damaged as a consequence of emergencies, hostilities, and terrorist attacks and recommends it to specialists carrying out inspections of buildings and structures and to clients when issuing orders for conducting such inspections. The Instructions define specialties of inspecting buildings, structures, …

Minregion clears up on emergency reconstruction and other priority works for recovery of facilities

After numerous inquiries about conducting the emergency reconstruction (emergency repair) work and other priority works for recovery of facilities (hereinafter – priority recovery works) in order to document the damages, eliminate the hostilities consequences and restore the infrastructure in municipalities during the martial law, the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine reports the following. Subject to the Procedure of …

Damage Assessment. Documents published in the Open Knowledge Repository of the World Bank

We recommend the documents published in the Open Knowledge Repository of the World Bank (worldbank.org). Damage, Loss, and Needs Assessment Guidance Notes. This is a guideline for World Bank task team leaders (TTLs) entrusted with the design and execution of assessments to determine disaster impacts as well as post-disaster needs for recovery, reconstruction, and disaster risk reduction or management. Assessments …

Laws of Ukraine No. 2254-IX and No. 2247-IX enacted

Today, June 9, 2022, two Laws of Ukraine are enacted: No. 2254-IX of 12.05.2022 “On amending some laws of Ukraine on priority measures to reform the urban planning” and No. 2247-IX of 12.05.2022 “On amending some regulations of Ukraine on specialties in regulating land relations under the martial law.” The laws were published in the Holos Ukrayiny issue of 08.06.2022 – No. 119. The …

Implications of the russian armed aggression for the Global Economy

Russia’s armed aggression already has far-reaching consequences not only for the Ukrainian people and the domestic economy, but also for the international community and individual countries. We recommend that you read the reports published in the Open Knowledge Repository of the World Bank (worldbank.org) on the impact of the war in Ukraine for the global economy, global trade and investment. …

The first modular camp in Kyiv Region opened in Borodianka

Minregion informs that on June 1, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki together with Oleksii Chernyshov, Ukrainian Minister for Communities and Territories Development, opened the first modular camp for internally displaced people in Borodianka, Kyiv Region. The modular camp is made of 4 blocks each consisting of 40 modules and can accommodate 352 persons. There are living and sanitary modules (shower/toilet), …

Spain reviews cooperation opportunities

On the initiative of Juan Antonio Obregón Sánchez, head of the commercial and economic department of the Embassy of Spain to Ukraine, ICEG management board had an online meeting with Spanish partners. Juan Antonio Obregón Sánchez extended his support in this hard time and readiness to provide comprehensive assistance in the matters linked to rehabilitation of war-ridden areas pursuant to …

Important decisions for the capital city recovery

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine earmarked UAH 200 m from the state budget’s reserve fund to eliminate the consequences of hostilities and rehabilitate the infrastructure. A corresponding decree of the Cabinet is published on the governmental portal (Decree No. 433-р of May 31, 2022). The money will be spent to do priority reconstruction works for: • inspection of damaged …

Reconstruction Program in Ukraine – Spanish-Ukrainian construction forum

On May 25, there was held the Spanish-Ukrainian construction forum Reconstruction Program in Ukraine, co-organized by the Interstate Consultants Engineers Guild and Confederation of Builders of Ukraine. Welcome speech was delivered by Miguel Ángel Carrillo, president of the College of Civil Engineers, Canals and Ports. Esther Ahijado, head of international relations department at College of Civil Engineers, Canals and Ports, …