Ukraine: Young citizens take part in local political life

27 November 2020 KYIV – STRASBOURG

On 26 November 2020, the Congress held a webinar “Youth engagement in political life at local level in Ukraine”, to share experiences and results of youth-related projects in Ukraine and across Europe. It brought together 90 participants, including representatives of 19 Ukrainian municipalities...

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Expert consultations on the topic of criminal responsibility of judges for deliberately unjust judgments

25 November 2020 KYIV, UKRAINE

Following the request of the Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on Law Enforcement, the Council of Europe (CoE) has provided the expert support to the on-going process of resolving problematic issues of the criminal responsibility of judges for deliberately unjust judgments. Subsequent to the decision of...

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Press conference on occasion of Tromsø Convention launch

27 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 1 December, 2020, the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy, the Center for Democracy and Rule of Law (CEDEM) and the Project “European Union and Council of Europe are working together to support freedom of media in Ukraine organize a press conference “The launch of the Council of Europe...

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Presentation of Thematic Factsheet on Effective Investigations into Death or Ill-treatment

26 November 2020 KYIV – STRASBOURG

Today, the Council of Europe (CoE) presented Thematic Factsheet “Effective Investigations into Death or Ill-Treatment Caused by Security Forces” (UA/EN) to key stakeholders in the field of effective investigation and coordination on execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights...

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Webinars and methodological recommendations for local authorities and rayon state administrations

25 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

Council of Europe supported production of webinars and methodological recommendations for local and rayon local government authorities and rayon state administrations. The deliverables are produced on request of the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine within the Office...

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Domestic violence – from facts to acts. How will the Istanbul Convention improve the situation?

25 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

Violence against women and domestic violence is a major violation of human rights, rooted in inequality between men and women and gender discrimination. The issue of violence against women is relevant to all countries and societies without exception. Domestic violence affects women and men, boys...

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IX Annual International Forum on the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights

25 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 09 December 2020 (10:00-16:30) and 10 December 2020 (10:00-13:00) the Council of Europe project “Further support for the execution by Ukraine of judgments in respect of Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights”, which is funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund, jointly with the OSCE...

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Joint statement in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, 2020

25 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

The EU Delegation to Ukraine, the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform (EUAM) in Ukraine and the Council of Europe in Ukraine reaffirm the commitment to defending the rights of women and girls in Ukraine, and to enable them to live a life free from violence. Domestic violence...

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“We cannot allow the home to become a place of fear, again”

SECRETARY GENERAL 24 November 2020 STRASBOURG

To mark the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Secretary General stresses the need to learn lessons from the first lockdowns this past spring, to face increasing calls to domestic violence hotlines since new restrictions have been put into place in much of...

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Ensuring the uniformity of judicial practice in the light of legal views of the Supreme Court and standards of the Council of Europe was discussed on 20 November 2020

24 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 20 November 2020, the online Conference “Ensuring the uniformity of judicial practice: legal views of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court and standards of the Council of Europe” took place in Ukraine. The event was co-organised by the Supreme Court, the National School of Judges of...

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Discussion “Election of independent and professional Supervisory Board of Public Broadcaster and its role for success of Public Broadcaster”

24 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 30 November 2020 (14:00-16:20) Parliamentary Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy, National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine with the support of the Project “European Union and Council of Europe working together to support freedom of media in Ukraine” are...

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Second Workshop on Effective Investigation into Ill-Treatment for Investigators and Prosecutors

18-20 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

It is a state’s obligation to protect an individual under its jurisdiction, and particularly – under its control – from any human rights violation committed by its agents. And in case of a suspicion that such a violation occurred, the state is obliged to undertake all possible measures and...

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New Draft Law of Ukraine on personal data protection – expert consultations with support of joint EU and CoE project

20 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

19 November 2020. Expert consultations on the improvement of the Draft Law of Ukraine “On Personal Data Protection” developed by the joint working group of two Parliament Committees and the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights took place. The Draft Law, when adopted,...

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The Council of Europe published the third edition of Documents of the Consultative Council of European Judges

20 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Justice and Legal Co-operation Department of the Council of Europe organised the translation and publication of the third edition of the Documents of the Consultative Council of European Judges through the project «Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine». The Handbook...

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Third Annual Forum "Execution of judgments of national courts in Ukraine"

20 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 5 November 2020, the annual forum “Execution of judgments of national courts in Ukraine” (forum) was organised for the third consecutive year by the Council of Europe project “Further support for the execution by Ukraine of judgments in respect of Article 6 of the European Convention on Human...

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Expert consultations regarding preparation for the parliamentary hearings “Problems of the execution by Ukraine of the judgments of the European Court for Human Rights”

19 November 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On October 27 and 30, expert consultations were held on the implementation of effective mechanisms of parliamentary control and the bankruptcy procedure for state-owned and state-controlled enterprises, as well as on improving socially-oriented legislation, which involved members of the...

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