Legal standards as an international legal category: theoretical foundations

The article reveals trends in the development of legal standards as an international legal category, defines the content of these standards and their classification. It has been found that the standard in the legal context, first of all it should be found out: whether the standard is a separate legal category that enshrines rights, freedoms and obligations; or a standard is a legal category that determines the starting point for the development of norms, but at the same time does not give rise to clear rights, freedoms and obligations.

Harmonization as a rational mode of bringing national legislation to international legal standards

The article presents and analyzes the key theoretical and methodological problems and prospects for the harmonization of national legislation to international legal standards. Four stages of harmonization processes are distinguished: the stage of formation of the national legal mechanism (program) of harmonization of Ukrainian legislation with international legal standards.

Evolution of the philosophical and legal understanding of the state

The article examines the origin and development of the philosophical and legal concepts of the state. It is noted that despite the fact that the term "state" itself appeared in the New Age, the philosophical and legal concepts of the ontology of this entity date back to Antiquity, were developed, reinterpreted and supplemented over thousands of years, and continue to be modernized and evolved until now.

Customs Policy of Ukraine in the Context of Modern Social Challenges

Formulation of the problem. At the present stage of development of the Ukrainian state there is a difficult economic situation caused by the pandemic and Russia’s military invasion into Ukraine. Undoubtedly, this affects all spheres of life of Ukrainian society, including the implementation of the customs policy.

Modernization of Communicative Activity of Public Agencies

Formulation of the problem. Social and political transformations observed in the public sphere of Ukrainian society involve increasing attention to the activities of public agencies and the development of communicative activities both between them and between them and the population. Public agencies should implement their activities on the basis of openness, transparency and publicity, using the latest forms, methods and approaches to the implementation of communicative activities.

Influence of health care system on formation (stable conditions of ensuring) of national security of the state

The article analyzes the influence of the health care system on the creation of conditions for ensuring the national security of the state. Characterized its structural and functional purpose, in relation to the affirmation of the value of human life, which determines its ability as an imperative of national security of the state.

Stage analysis of dynamics of public organizations in the context of interaction of the state and civil society

Problem setting. The current development of Ukraine as a state, which constantly announces its path as irreversibly democratic, makes for more effective cooperation between state authorities and civil society institutions in all spheres of social and political life.

Rights of civil servants as the basis of their legal status

Problem setting. The civil servant is one of the main objects of public service reform and, at the same time, its subject. This is due to the fact that civil servants, as representatives of the senior public service, are the main actors in the formation of reform policy in the field of public service, as well as, subject to regulatory legislation, catalysts for its implementation. At the same time, transformational changes affect the legal status of public servants, which in turn affects the formation of their rights and responsibilities.

Problems and prospects of strategic planning Of regional development

Problem setting. In the direction of balanced regional development, the state has the opportunity to use such a direct lever of influence on the process as strategic planning. At present stage of reforming of the system of public administration of regional development, its role and importance are especially growing, because strategic planning makes it possible to predict the further development of territories.