Model of an Active Policy of Combatants’ Social Protection in Ukraine




social protection, veteran, model of active policy of social protection of veterans, readaptation, potential of social self-protection


Ukraine's choice of a democratic European path of development requires active and targeted measures in the political, security, social and other spheres. Today, Ukraine is undergoing an intensive process of developing a system of social protection for military men and veterans: the legal framework and institutional support are being updated and NATO standards are being introduced in order to achieve a high level of national defense capability. However, an effective model of social protection of veterans has not been formed during the years of independence. A number of issues remain unresolved, which testifies to the fragmentary nature of changes in the veterans' social protection policy, the improvement of individual components, and not the entire complex of mechanisms, methods, tools, and forms of its implementation. The challenges that the country is forced to take into account require the introduction of a new model of social protection for veterans and a clear vision of the set of mechanisms for its implementation, specific measures, and final results in the field of social protection of veterans.

The objective of the article is to substantiate the need to implement in Ukraine a model of active policy of social protection of veterans, which will ensure the transition from a paternalistic nature to creating conditions for readaptation and use of the potential of social self-protection.

Author Biographies

Nataliia Stativka, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Doctor of Public Administration, Professor, Personnel Management and Entrepreneurship Department of the Educational and Scientific Institute "Institute of Public Administration" of V.N. Kharkiv National University, Ukraine

Yevheniia Hordiienko, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Leading Specialist of the Center for Educational Technologies of Public Administration of the Educational and Scientific Institute "Institute of Public Administration" of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine


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How to Cite

Stativka, N., & Hordiienko, Y. (2023). Model of an Active Policy of Combatants’ Social Protection in Ukraine. SSP Modern Economics, State and Public Administration, 2(2), 1–11.