Ukraine’s commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the deportation of the Crimean Tatars and remembrance of the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 28 MAY 2024 Strasbourg

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people from the Crimean peninsula by the Soviet totalitarian regime back in 1944. 18 May is for Ukraine the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Crimean Tatar genocide. On this day we commemorate all Crimean Tatars...

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23 June 2024 – 2024/AO/36 – Consultancy – Constitutional Justice, Functioning of Constitutional Courts, Dissemination of the Standards of the ECHR, EU Constitutional Law

Call for tenders for the provision of international consultancy services in the field of constitutional justice, functioning of constitutional courts, dissemination of the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights, EU constitutional law. Deadline for tendering – 23 June 2024 23h59 CET...

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Strengthening youth councils: the research results of the needs were discussed

28 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 25 May 2024, the Council of Europe project “Youth for Democracy in Ukraine: Phase III” presented the research results of the needs and state of activity of youth consultative bodies, in particular, taking into account the needs and realities of young people in the war and post-war period, at...

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Concluding Training Workshop on Standards for Preventing Ill-Treatment Conducted for the NPM Department of the Ombudsman's Office

28 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

On May 22-23, in Lviv, the third and final in-person seminar training on standards for preventing ill-treatment was held for representatives of the Department on Implementation of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human...

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Ukrainian experts, supported by the Council of Europe, participated in the annual International Conference “Juridical Days in Olomouc”

24 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

On May 23-24, 2024, the International Scientific Conference “Juridical Days in Olomouc” took place in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Now in its seventeenth year, the conference was hosted by the Faculty of Law at Palacký University. It gathered participants from various European countries, including...

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Strengthening Inclusion in Ukraine: Council of Europe and European Union as key partners of institutions in advocating for LGBTQI+ Rights

24 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

On May 17, a meeting of the Council for Human Rights, Gender Equality and Diversity (Council) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine was held in Kyiv. The Council addressed critical issues, including the fight against discrimination and hate crimes, and the protection of LGBTQI+ rights in...

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Interview for the Vechirniy Kyiv online newspaper

About the work of Council Of Europe Office in Ukraine during the war: 10 questions to its Head, Mr Maciej Janczak

24 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

The interview for the Vechirniy Kyiv online newspaper is available in Ukrainian https://vechirniy.kyiv.ua/news/98711/  

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The updated Council of Europe manual on human rights education "Compass" is available in Ukrainian

24 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine are co-operating for the further development of youth policy and youth work in Ukraine. Translation of documents implementing Council of Europe standards, manuals and materials is an important component of co-operation, which...

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First Manual on the New Law on Local Public Service in Ukraine presented

24 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 23 May 2024, the first Manual “Novelties of the Law on Local Public Service in Ukraine of 2 May 2023: commentary and comparative analysis” was presented at a hybrid meeting in Kyiv, with the online participation of more than 540 representatives of local authorities of all levels from 24...

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Preventing violence against women and domestic violence through formal and informal education in Ukraine

23 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe has developed a new tool for education professionals, “Checklist for Preventing Violence against Women through Formal and Informal Education” to support implementation of Article 14 of the Istanbul Convention. This publication provides a self-regulatory mechanism to...

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Enhanced Access to Information: Third Training for Judges in Ukraine

16-17 May 2024 Lviv, Ukraine

How to properly handle information and not violate the right to freely access it, guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights? How is the right to receive and disseminate information ensured during wartime, reflecting a critical safeguard of freedom of expression, which is one of the...

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Women political participation in Ukraine in the focus of experts’ discussion

22 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 20 May 2024, a round table on "Ensuring women’s engagement in political processes in Ukraine" was held in Kyiv. The round table discussion was focused on the issues of common strategy towards supporting active women participation in political process, ensuring guarantees for the exercise of...

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Open call for participants of a training seminar on social cohesion and barrier-free environment in the youth sector

21 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe Project "Youth for Democracy in Ukraine: Phase III" in co-operation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine invites youth workers to participate in a training seminar on social cohesion and barrier-free environment in the youth sector on 10-14 June 2024 (online...

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Third Training of Trainers of the Trauma Informed Youth Work Programme

20 May 2024 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 14-17 May 2024, trainers of the "Trauma Informed Youth Work" programme from 9 youth centres in Chernihiv, Zakarpattia, Donetsk, Vinnytsia, Kirovohrad, Poltava regions took part in the Third Training of Trainers of the Programme in Lviv. The Trauma Informed Youth Work programme was launched in...

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Lithuania makes a voluntary contribution for Action Plans and projects

17 May 2024 Strasbourg

In the framework of its Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, the Government of Lithuania has made a voluntary contribution of €150 000 towards several Council of Europe Action Plans and projects, in line with the priorities of the Lithuanian Presidency. This contribution will support the...

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Ukrainian Delegation of the Office of the Prosecutor General in the Council of Europe HQ: international cooperation in criminal matters in the focus of the visit

17 May 2024 Strasbourg, France

On May 15-16, 2024, representatives of the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine visited the headquarters of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. The delegation consisted of management and representatives of the Department for International Legal Cooperation of the Office of the...

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Lithuania takes over Presidency of Committee of Ministers

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 17 May 2024 Strasbourg

Lithuania has taken over the rotating Presidency of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers from Liechtenstein at a meeting of foreign affairs ministers from the organisation’s 46 member states. Addressing the Committee of Ministers, the outgoing Chairperson, Dominique Hasler, Minister for...

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Foreign ministers support Ukraine, define the organisation’s priorities and adopt a treaty on artificial intelligence

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 17 May 2024 Strasbourg

As the organisation celebrates its 75th anniversary, the Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Council of Europe’s 46 member states came together at their annual session to reaffirm their support for Ukraine on the road to justice and reconstruction. Following on from the Reykjavik Summit, they also...

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