A complex and multi-stage process of selecting judges for theSupreme Court of Ukraine is now underway. The selection process hasbeen undertaken by Ukraine’s High Qualification Commission ofJudges (HQCJ) under the auspices and with the participation ofpublic sector and international donors.

June has been an eventful month for reforms in the energy sectorin Ukraine. The Ukrainian government approved laws on the EnergyEfficiency Fund, commercial accounting of utilities, and energyefficiency of buildings, and a law on the electricity market hasbeen signed. Ukraine also celebrated a sustainable energy week, anda number of Ukrainian cities have joined the Covenant of Mayors: anEU initiative aimed at counteracting climate change.