A Target Program for 2008-2011 on informing the public about Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration will include 79 national events, its fulfillment will improve attitude of the Ukrainians toward NATO. Mykhailo Osnach, Director of the Foreign Ministry's NATO Department told a round table "Elaboration of Methodology for Carrying out Surveys Using Experience of NATO Member States of Two Recent Waves of Enlargement".
"Today, it is difficult to move ahead without a national methodology for determining a public opinion", M. Osnach expressed such an opinion. "Subsequent work of state power bodies in Ukraine will depend on its objectiveness", the diplomat emphasized.
The official noted that presently Kyiv conscientiously carries out work on fulfillment of annual Target Plans Ukraine-NATO within the framework of an intensified dialogue between the parties. It testifies to serious Ukrainian intentions with regard to its Euro-Atlantic integration, the Director of the Foreign Ministry's NATO Department stated.
M. Osnach called a practice of a more active carrying out discussions at the regional level as positive. He stressed that recently discussions on this issue at different levels have a constructive character in many cases. According to the diplomat's convictions, professional sociological work on the spot should be an indicator of these positive changes.