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Welcome to the brand new web-site of the Council of Europe Office in Kyiv (Ukraine)!

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

Discision of the CoE Committee of Ministers

Situation in Ukraine

24 October 2014 Strasbourg
1210th meeting – 22 and 24 October 2014 Item 1.6 Situation in Ukraine (CM/Del/Dec(2014)1209/1.6, DD(2014)1130, DD(2014)1193 and DD(2014)1278)   Decisions The Deputies, Recalling their decision of...
Council of Europe Journal

Latest Human Rights News in Europe

24 October 2014 Strabourg
In this week’s Journal: ► Ukraine legislates for its displaced population ►  Walking against sexual exploitation of children ► A competition to draw democracy and human rights in school Share the...
CoE Project: Strengthening the Capacity of Local Authorities in Ukraine

Inter-municipal co-operation: promotional items

23 October 2014 Kyiv
The Institute of Civil Society in co-operation with the Council of Europe Programme “Strengthening the capacity of local authorities in Ukraine” and following the request of the Ministry of...
PACE 186 (2014)

PACE to observe the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine

21 October 2014 Strasbourg
A 36-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by Christopher Chope (United Kingdom, EC), will travel to Ukraine from 24 to 28 October to observe the...
Council of Europe TV Journal

Latest Human Rights News in Europe: Week 17 October 2014

21 October 2014 Strasbourg
In this week’s Journal: ►Steps towards Reform in Ukraine despite the ongoing crisis ►10 years after Beslan – The Court hears from victims’ families ►The Congress of Europe’s Cities and Regions...

Law on IDPs adopted in Ukraine welcome development, good basis for addressing their needs, says Council of Europe’s Secretary General

20 October 2014 Strasbourg
The Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland made a statement on today’s adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the Law on ensuring the rights and freedoms of internally...
Ref. CG-PR 052 (2014)

Council of Europe Congress issues declaration on separatist tensions in Ukraine and neighbouring countries

17 October 2014 Strasbourg
Strasbourg, 17 October 2014 – The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe adopted a declaration on separatist tensions in Ukraine and neighbouring countries on 16...

The CoE believes the adoption of the law on IDPs is a human rights priority

16 October, 2014 Strasbourg
The Council of Europe considers that the adoption and entry into force of the draft law on the rights of Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine should be seen as a human rights priority. The...
Ref. CG-PR 046 (2014)

The Congress adopts a Recommendation on the observation of pre-term local elections in Ukraine

15 October 2014 Strasbourg
Following its mission to observe the pre-term local elections in Ukraine in May 2014, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe adopted on 14 October a Recommendation...
Council of Europe TV Journal

Latest Human Rights News in Europe (10/10/2014)

15 October 2014 Strasbourg
In this week’s Journal: ►More female judges and prosecutors but a ‘glass ceiling’ to promotion ►Young people in Europe – what future when you're well educated but unemployed? ►Leading the way on...

Secretary General Jagland welcomes adoption of reforms in Ukraine; regrets law on IDPs was not adopted

14 October 2014 Strasbourg
Following today’s vote in Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, made this statement: “I welcome today’s adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of the...

The Council of Europe urges the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to adopt the law on “On ensuring of rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons"

13 October 2014 Strasbourg
The Council of Europe presented on 10 October, 2014 its Opinion on the draft law on the “On ensuring of rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons” that will soon be considered by the...
SASG statement

The Council of Europe considers that the adoption of the new Law of Ukraine on the Office of the Public Prosecutor in line with European standards should be a high priority for the authorities of Ukraine

10 October 2014
The Special Advisor of the Secretary General for Ukraine Christos Giakoumopoulos recalls that the adoption of the new Law of Ukraine on the Office of the Public Prosecutor is a clear priority,...
PACE 180 (2014)

Statement of the PACE pre-electoral delegation

9 October 2014 Strasbourg
A pre-electoral delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) visited Kyiv to evaluate the election campaign and preparations for the early parliamentary elections in...
Project of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

Local democracy: the Council of Europe Congress mobilises young Ukrainians

Strasbourg, 3 October 2014 – Twenty-one young Ukrainians between the ages of 17 and 34 had discussions with members of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe and...

Istanbul Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 (Download PDF)

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Council of Europe Office in Ukraine
8, Illinska str., 7 entrance, 6 floor

Офіс Ради Європи в Україні
вул. Іллінська, 8, під'їзд 7, поверх 6

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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