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Consultations of experts of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe on the draft Law of Ukraine № 5512 "On Local Referendum"
What is the impact of hate speech on the society, what challenges it poses and how can they be effectively addressed? What means of redress, tools and actions are available to victims in Ukraine? What is the role played by different state and civil society actors in addressing hate speech? These...
Lviv Regional Youth Centre – partner of the Council of Europe “Youth for Democracy in Ukraine” developed a simulative game “Red Lines”
The event announced as a discussion platform "Development of inter-municipal cooperation within the potential Lviv agglomeration", organised by the Council of Europe Programme “Decentralisation and public administration reform in Ukraine” on 28 December 2021. To view the photo gallery of the...
Freedom of expression on social media - ECtHR judgement in case of “Sanchez v. France” is translated into Ukrainian
Information is available in Ukrainian.
The 2021 Best Practice Programme for local governments in Ukraine has been successfully completed. It was the tenth contest organised by the Centre of Expertise for Good Governance in Ukraine, based on its Best Practice in Local Government Programme. On 21 December the Council of Europe jointly...
To find out more about the activities of the project during October - December 2021, please follow the link to access the Project Digest.
From Discrimination to Inclusion: Promoting the Right to Work for All People with Disabilities in Ukraine
The NGO Fight for Right from Ukraine is implementing until April 2022 a project aiming at combating discrimination affecting disabled people in Ukraine, through advocacy for improved legislation, and raising awareness about the rights of people with disabilities on the labour market. This project...
Council of Europe holds expert consultations with the body in charge of disciplinary proceedings on regulations for recruitment and promotion of prosecutors
On 20 December 2021, the Council of Europe organised expert consultations on regulations regarding recruitment and promotion of prosecutors adopted by the Body in Charge of Disciplinary Proceedings (BCDP). The consultations were after provision of expert comments to these regulations by the...
Council of Europe Project “Human rights compliant criminal justice system in Ukraine” summarises the achievements of 2021 and discusses plans for 2022 with its key beneficiaries
As the first year of implementation of the Project’s Phase II ends, the Council of Europe Project “Human Rights Compliant Criminal Justice System in Ukraine” summarised its achievements for 2021 and discussed plans for 2022 during its second meeting of the Steering Committee (the SC), held on 17...
Expert Discussion on Improvement of Legal Framework of Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights
Information is available in Ukrainian
The manual on research on needs of young people is developed by the project of the Council of Europe “Youth for Democracy in Ukraine”
The issues of improving legislation on the provision of free legal aid in Ukraine were discussed during the round table
On December 20, 2021, a round table on improving the quality standards of free legal aid in the field of civil and administrative law was held. This event was organized by the Council of Europe Project “Support for judicial institutions and processes to strengthen access to justice in Ukraine”...
Gender equality focal points of the State Bureau of Investigation took a Training on Prohibition of Discrimination
The network of gender equality focal points of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) underwent a training on “Prohibition of Discrimination in the light of Article 14 and Protocol 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights” delivered by the CoE project “Supporting institutions to Combat...
Representatives of the Office of the Prosecutor General, State Bureau of Investigation, Ministry of Justice, Training Center for Prosecutors of Ukraine, non-governmental organizations, civil society and international stakeholders who work in the field of combatting ill-treatment gathered today in...
New recommendations relating to rules and procedures on starosta were produced by the Council of Europe Programme “Enhancing decentralisation and public administration reform in Ukraine” on request of the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine. This publication is...
Secretary General of the Congress Andreas Kiefer, addressed in Kyiv, Ukrainian members of the “Platform for national-local dialogue on open government” during its second meeting, organised jointly by the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers and the Association of Ukrainian Cities (AUC) on 16...
Deepening knowledge in the field of personal data protection has become an important issue in Ukraine. This is evidenced by the intermediate results of the online training course "Personal Data Protection". In March-November 2021, 4,038 people registered for the course, 1991 of them received a...
16 December 2021, the representatives of the Central Election Commission have deepened their knowledge on available instruments and mechanisms for development and implementation of gender policy and ensuring gender equality in election process during the workshop “Gender equality and gender...
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