The Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov announced the decision to hold a consultative contest for the actions of police for the position of head of the National police of Ukraine.
«The appointment to the post of head of the National police of Ukraine in accordance with legislation does not provide for the holding of the competition. However, given the fact that the person who will occupy the post of head of National police of Ukraine must be unconditional trust of the Ukrainian society and international politics, I made the decision to conduct an Advisory contest for the actions of police on this post,» wrote Avakov on his page on the social network Facebook on Thursday, November 17.
In his words, «to avoid political speculation and an honest and open selection of candidate» for the post of head of national police created the Advisory Commission of the Minister, which will be invited professional experts from the international body of strategic partners of the Ministry of interior: US, Canada, the Consultative EU mission in Ukraine (EUAM) and «authoritative experts from the Ukrainian community.»
Avakov stressed that the selection will be made by the Commission on the basis of an entrance examination and interview. After the final interview, the Advisory Commission will recommend him the most worthy candidates for the post of head of national police, then the best of the selected candidates will be invited by the Minister to the Cabinet.
Conditions of the contest will be announced soon, he said.
The Minister also pointed out that today, there are simplified criteria for the selection of candidates for the position, but January 1, 2017, they change significantly and become more rigid.
In part 5 of article 21 of the law expressly States the criteria that must be met by the head of national police of Ukraine: consistent with the General conditions of entry on duty in the police; has a higher legal education; has experience in the field of law at least 7 years; has experience in leadership positions at least 5 years.
As reported, on November 14, Khatia Dekanoidze has announced his resignation from the post of head of national police. Interior Minister Avakov Arenas announced that he accepts this resignation, as acting head of national police of Ukraine will be first Deputy head of Vadim Troyan.
On 16 November, the speaker of the national police Jaroslav trakalo was reported that the government dismissed Dekanoidze as head of the National police. The source told the Agency that the Cabinet approved as the acting head of the national police Trojan. However, on the official website of MIA of Ukraine in Facebook also, it was reported, according to which the Cabinet approved in the position of acting head of Department of a Trojan.
According to Ukrainian legislation, first Deputy head of Department acting head of Department until the appointment of a new leader.
Avakov Advisory will hold a competition among police officers for the position of head of national police 17.11.2016