Ukraine: Committee of Ministers strongly urges authorities to resolve the recurrent problem of overcrowding and inhuman conditions of detention, absence of effective remedies

03.12.2021 Strasbourg

Strasbourg, 03.12.2021 – The Committee of Ministers of the 47-member Council of Europe has strongly urged the authorities of Ukraine, at the highest political level, to overcome the current inertia and to hold to their commitment to resolve the recurrent structural problem of overcrowding, poor...

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Italy and the Council of Europe call for end to violence against women, including online

25 November 2021 Council of Europe | Strasbourg

We have the tools to overcome the mounting threat of violence against women and girls, including online violence. Joint statement by Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for equal opportunities and family and Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić. We mark in 2021 the anniversary...

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X Annual International Forum on the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights

03 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On December 1-2, 2021, the X International Forum on the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights was held. This event was co-organized by the Council of Europe Project “Support for Judicial Institutions and Processes to Strengthen Access to Justice in Ukraine”, OSCE Project Co-ordinator in...

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Denmark makes a voluntary contribution

1 December 2021 STRASBOURG

The Government of Denmark has made a voluntary contribution of €500,000 to support the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022. This Action Plan aims to continue accompanying Ukraine in its efforts to bring legislation, institutions and practice further into line...

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Countering hate speech in elections: workshop for members of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine

1 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 30 November – 1 December 2021, the members, and Secretariat, of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine took part in the practical workshop “Countering Hate Speech in Elections”, organized with the support of the Council of Europe*. The participants discussed the challenges related to hate...

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Final Conference of the Council of Europe Project "Combating violence against children in Ukraine"

30 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 30 November 2021, the final conference of the Council of Europe Project "Combating violence against children in Ukraine, Phase II" was held. The international conference was held in an online format and brought together more than 80 participants, and was also broadcasted live on Facebook. The...

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Decentralisation reform in Ukraine progressing well

30 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

Ukrainian authorities welcome the continuous support of the Council of Europe in completing their decentralisation reform. In 2022, a milestone regarding the national legal framework should be reached, notably the adoption of long-awaited Constitutional amendments related to local self-government...

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Young women leaders from Poltava region have presented and defended their projects, developed during the training programme “Participation in political and public decision-making processes at local level”

30 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 27 November 2021, took place the final event of the training program "Participation in political and public decision-making processes at local level", which was piloted by the Council of Europe* in partnership with Poltava Oblast Council during November 2021. The program is aiming to increase...

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Briefing on the Annual All-Ukrainian Campaign “16-days of Activism against violence”, by the Head of Council of Europe Office in Ukraine

29 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On November 25, 2021, the Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine Steen Nørlov took part in a briefing marking the occasion of the Annual All-Ukrainian Campaign ”16-days of Activism against violence”. Mr Nørlov noted that the Council of Europe has a strong history of supporting the...

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The Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its General Recommendation No.1 on the digital dimension of violence against women on 24 November 2021

26 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

In monitoring the implementation of the Istanbul Convention, GREVIO has identified that the digital dimension of violence against women is often being overlooked in domestic laws and policies. In its General Recommendation No.1, the first it has adopted, it outlines the problem of both...

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More than 70 members of Territorial Election Commissions from all over Ukraine deepened their knowledge on standards of gender equality and peculiarities of gender quota application at local elections

26 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 26 November 2021, the Central Election Commission of Ukraine in cooperation with the Council of Europe* held a practical online workshop for representatives of Territorial Election Commissions, aimed at mainstreaming the issue of compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Code of Ukraine...

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Statement by Head of Council of Europe Office in Ukraine 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, 2021

25 November 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

"Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW!": Statement by Head of Council of Europe Office in Ukraine Steen Nørlov 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,...

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IDPs contribute to local fundraising strategies

26 November 2021 Kyiv

On November 24-25, the Project “Internal Displacement in Ukraine: Building Solutions. Phase II” organised an online workshop on developing fundraising strategies and grant writing. The participants are public servants, NGOs, and IDP-activists from Berdyansk, Kramatorsk, Kryvyi Rih, Storogynets,...

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