International Peer Review on the governance in metropolitan areas – the case of Kyiv and a series of meetings on good governance took place on 15-17 May in Kyiv

21 May 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Peer Review A team of four international peers from city agglomerations in Germany (Hamburg), Italy (Turin), Poland (Warsaw) and the United Kingdom (London) and Council of Europe’s experts met in camera with the City Administration of Kyiv, senior officials from the Ministry of Regional...

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Peer review – a guarantee of access to justice and quality assurance mechanism for legal aid

17 May 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 1-2 May 2019 the representatives of the Free Legal Aid (FLA) system in Ukraine, the National Bar Association (NBA) and civil society were studying the system of legal aid quality assurance in England and Wales. The study visit to London was organised in the framework of the Council of Europe...

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Council of Europe joined the 5-day orientation course for newly appointed judges of the Supreme Court.

16 May 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

On May 13, 2019 the Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine, Marten EHNBERG took part in the opening ceremony. “The judicial reform is one of the priorities for the Council of Europe, with a focus on adoption of the relevant Constitutional amendments and further improvement of both the...

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Ukrainian lawyers increase their knowledge and skills to support victims of violence against women

13 May 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 22-24 April 2019, the Council of Europe organised in Kyiv, Ukraine, a “training of trainers” (ToT) on providing legal aid to victims of violence against women and domestic violence. It was conducted under the project “The Istanbul Convention: a tool to advance in fighting violence against...

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Call for applications for the 5th Annual Inter-University School on Human Rights launched

8 May, 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

Call for applications for the 5th Annual Inter-University School on Human Rights launched The Council of Europe in cooperation with the OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine are inviting students and/or young human rights professionals from Ukraine to apply for the 5th Annual Inter-University...

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On the occasion of the Council of Europe’s 70th anniversary on 5 May 2019

The Council of Europe at 70: Milestones and achievements

Spokesperson of the Secretary General (Directorate of Communications) | Strasbourg

The Council of Europe has created a common legal space and a death-penalty free zone for 830 million people across 47 countries; since 1998, everyone in Europe has had an ultimate right to directly appeal to the European Court of Human Rights to uphold their basic human rights. The Strasbourg...

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How to ensure prosecutorial independence in Ukraine?

03 May 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

30 representatives of the Council of Public Prosecutors of Ukraine (CPPU), the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine and regional prosecutor’s offices, the Qualification and Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors, the Council of Judges of Ukraine, the National Academy of Prosecutors of Ukraine,...

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The Council of Europe reinforces the transparency of the functioning of the Qualification and Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors

30 April 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 10 April 2019, Mårten Ehnberg, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine, officially transferred to Head of the Qualification and Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors (QDCP), Vitalii Hrushkovskyi, the video recording equipment that will allow recording and online broadcasting the QDCP...

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First-time voters enhanced their knowledge of electoral and voting procedures, political party systems and media coverage of elections on the eve of 2019 Presidential Elections in Ukraine

26 April 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

Throughout March – April 2019, 128 first-time voters from Kyiv, Severodonetsk, Starobilsk, Zaporizhzhia and Lviv regions took part in joint Council of Europe and Democracy Reporting International workshops “Your first vote” aimed at engaging youth in political and electoral processes in Ukraine....

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