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The Council of Europe Office in Ukraine  officially started its activities on 6 October 2006.

Its status is based on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Ukraine and the Council of Europe on the establishment in Ukraine Council of Europe Office and its legal status

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Grant Award Procedure for projects from national NGOs aimed at assessment of the effectiveness of and organization of public awareness raising campaign on existing accountability mechanisms for electoral violations

29 April 2016 Kyiv

The Council of Europe's Project “Reform of the Electoral Practice in Ukraine” has launched a Grant Award Procedure for projects from national NGOs aimed at assessment of the effectiveness of and organization of public awareness raising campaign on existing accountability mechanisms for electoral...

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Ban of Mejlis risks targeting Crimean Tatar community as a whole

26 April 2016 Strasbourg

Secretary General Jagland made the following statement: "I am very concerned by the decision taken today by the Court of Simferopol to declare the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People an “extremist organisation” and to ban it. In a report recently prepared by a Human Rights delegation that I sent...

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Launching project activities in Donetsk region with a seminar in Sviatohirsk on “Court protection of internally displaced persons: current challenges and the Council of Europe standards”

25 April 2016 Kyiv

On 13-14 April 2016 the Seminar “Court protection of internally displaced persons: current challenges and the Council of Europe standards” initiated by the Donetsk Region Court of Appeal of and organized by the Project “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in...

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People displaced due to conflict in eastern Ukraine need psycho-social support

21 April 2016 Kyiv

Displaced people who have experienced distress and often suffered severe traumatic experiences due to the conflict in eastern Ukraine urgently need effective psycho-social support services to improve community resilience, social cohesion and prevent mental illness and substance use disorders....

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The Council of Europe Welcomes the Establishment of a new Ministry on the Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons

20 April 2016 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe welcomes the establishment of the Ministry of Ukraine on Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons. This development responds to multiple calls made by the Council of Europe and other members of the international community for the creation of a...

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Call for expression of interest for the positions of short-term international consultants

19 April 2016 Kyiv

European Union and Council of Europe Joint Project “Consolidation of Justice Sector Policy Development in Ukraine” invites the Expression of Interest from suitable short-term international consultants for developing a Progress Review Methodology of the justice sector reforms implementation in...

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Kyiv city councilors driving change in local governance

19 April 2016 Kyiv

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, in partnership with Kyiv City Council, organised the workshop “City councillor: an everyday actor of local democracy” in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 15 April 2016. The goal of the workshop was to provide participants with the...

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For the organisation of the Second session of the Leadership Academy training for mayors of newly amalgamated territorial communities

CALL FOR TENDER No 3-8417-2016

18 April 2016 Kyiv

Dear all, who would like to participate in the tender, Please submit an application with the specification of expected services. Application should be sent till 14:00, April 27, 2016 Kyiv time to e-mail address: kyiv@coe.int, in cc: kateryna.sasina@coe.int. Subject of e-mail «Назва...

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New Council of Europe Special Advisor on decentralisation

15 April 2016 Kyiv

Following a request made by the Ukrainian authorities and as part of the continuous support provided by the Council of Europe to further promoting decentralization in Ukraine, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, decided to appoint Daniel Popescu, Head of the Good...

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Promoting free legal aid for internally displaced persons: towards legislative amendments

15 April 2016 Kyiv

The Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine” supported the Roundtable “Free legal aid provision for internally displaced persons: consolidation of the efforts of the state and the civil society” on 6 April 2016, an event...

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Supporting trainings on the rights of IDPs for the staff of the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

15 April 2016 Kyiv

The Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine”, implemented under the framework of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017, organized two trainings for the staff of the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament...

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A two-day seminar for judges “Ensuring human rights and access to justice in the context of transfer of jurisdiction of courts of Autonomous Republic of Crimea”

15 April 2016 Kyiv

A two-day seminar for judges “Ensuring human rights and access to justice in the context of transfer of jurisdiction of courts of Autonomous Republic of Crimea”, organized by the High Administrative Court of Ukraine and supported by EU/CoE joint Project “Consolidation of Justice Sector Policy...

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Committee of Ministers

Crimea must be re-opened to regular Council of Europe monitoring to safeguard the human rights of 2.5 million people

14 April 2016 Strasbourg

Ambassador Stoudmann presented on 13 April to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe the report on his recent human rights visit to Crimea. The report is a result of a visit by a Council of Europe delegation sent by Secretary General Jagland to Crimea after 18 months during which...

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PRESS RELEASE

Round Table “Criminal Justice Responses to Prison Overcrowding in Ukraine”

13 April 2016 Kyiv

A Round Table “Criminal Justice Responses to Prison Overcrowding in Ukraine” will take place on 21 April 2016, at the Radisson Blu Kiev Hotel in Kiev (Ukraine). The Round Table will bring together representatives of the Ministry of Justice, penitentiary...

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Council of Europe, representatives of national authorities and civil society organisations discussed possible solutions for challenges related to media coverage of elections in Ukraine

11 April 2016 Kyiv

Ambassador Jan Tombiński, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine stated: “The current coalition didn’t keep the old promise to assess the electoral legislation immediately after the coalition has been formed as this was a part of coalition agreement. One of the first steps should be assessing the...

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Enhancing change through Ukrainian youth

7 April 2016 Vinnytsya

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe organised the “Regional seminar for young local leaders on local and regional democracy” in Vinnytsya (Ukraine) from 5 to 7 April 2016. This event was part of a series of seminars aimed at spreading a culture of democracy by...

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The Ukrainian legal procedures for recovery of proceeds of crime shall respect the European Convention on Human Rights

7 April 2016 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe transmitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine an expert Opinion concerning the Draft Law of Ukraine No.4057. The Council of Europe acknowledges the significance of the measures aimed at the improvement of the asset recovery legislation of Ukraine and commends the efforts...

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Council of Europe Office in Ukraine
8, Illinska str., 7 entrance, 6 floor
Kyiv 04070, Ukraine
Офіс Ради Європи в Україні
вул. Іллінська, 8, під'їзд 7, поверх 6
Київ, 04070 Україна

Голова Офісу: Посол Владімір Рістовскі, Представник Генерального секретаря Ради Європи з питань координації програм співробітництва Ради Європи

Head of Office: Ambassador Vladimir Ristovski, Representative of the Secretary General in charge of the co-ordination of the co-operation programmes in Ukraine

 

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