Youth participation in local affairs: a key feature of democracy in Ukraine

28 April 2017 Kyiv, Ukraine

27 April 2017 – Odessa (Ukraine) - “Sustainable change starts at the local level. Therefore, engaging youth to participate in local affairs is of the upmost importance’’ pointed out Saara Ilvessalo, member of the Congress (Finland, SOC). “It is also the only way to achieve a better and peaceful...

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Young leaders from Eastern Ukraine engaged for change at local level

10 April 2017 Kyiv, Ukraine

7 April 2017 – Dnipro (Ukraine) - 28 young representatives from local authorities, civil society organisations and media gathered together in Dnipro for three days, to share their views on local democracy and on the reforms in Ukraine. Organised by the Congress, this seminar was an opportunity...

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SUPPORT TEAM TO THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL FOR ROMA ISSUES

Ukrainian authorities must stand against evictions, anti-Roma violence, address interethnic tensions and restore respect for rule of law

7 April 2017 Strasbourg, France

Valeriu Nicolae, the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) for Roma Issues, firmly condemns the dismantling and burning of a Roma camp in Bereznyaky district of Kyiv, the home of approximately 150 people. Local experts estimate that over 70 children are left homeless due to the...

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Roundtable “International Standards and Ukrainian Practices in Election Dispute Resolution”

06 April 2017 Kyiv, Ukraine

On March 16, 2017, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and Venice Commission, Council of Europe organized a Roundtable titled, “International Standards and Ukrainian Practices in Election Dispute Resolution”. This roundtable discussion aims to present and discuss...

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International Conference on IT in Elections

04 April 2017 Kyiv, Ukraine

On March 27-28, 2017, the Council of Europe, Venice Commission, in cooperation with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), and Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC) organized...

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The presentation of the research "The Venice Commission and Ukraine: Ukrainian Way to Democracy through Law" was held on March 28, 2017 in Kiev

04 April 2017 Kyiv

The main purpose of the research - to mark the 20th anniversary of cooperation between Ukraine and the European Commission "for Democracy through Law," which celebrated the Ukraine in 2016. The focus of the study was the practice of taking into account the Venice Commission conclusions in the...

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Statement of the Council of Europe Comissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks

Fighting violence against women is not about “gender ideology” or breaking families

8 March 2017 Strasbourg

In a statement published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) expresses concern about misconceptions surrounding the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic...

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Statement on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017

Making women safe from fear, safe from violence – how the Istanbul Convention is helping to achieve full gender equality

8 March 2017 Strasbourg

GREVIO seizes the occasion of International Women’s Day to recall the importance of the Istanbul Convention as the most comprehensive set of legally binding standards to ensure every woman’s right to a life free from violence. GREVIO thus reiterates that the purposes and aims of the Istanbul...

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Norway Contributes Additional EUR 1.3 Million for the Implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine

10 November 2016 Kyiv

On 9 November 2016, a press-conference dedicated to the additional contribution of the Kingdom of Norway to the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine for 2015-2017 took place. With this contribution, Ukraine will get more support for the implementation of reforms in the spheres of human...

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Press Release - Presentation of report for Ukraine concerning legislative framework for procedural powers under the Convention on Cybercrime under the CyberCrime@EAP III project organised by the Council of Europe

Improving Public/Private Cooperation on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence in the Eastern Partnership Region

31 October 2016 Kyiv

Cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities, including in particular service providers, is essential to protect society against crime. Such cooperation concerns primarily access by police and prosecution services to data held by service providers for criminal...

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