Safety of journalists on the agenda of expert discussion

17 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On September 17, 2020, an online discussion on the safety of journalists in Ukraine was organised by the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy in cooperation with the project “ EU and Council of Europe working together to support freedom of media in Ukraine”. During the discussion,...

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The Second Steering Committee Meeting of the Project “The Istanbul Convention: a tool to advance in fighting violence against women and domestic violence in Ukraine”

17 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 15 September, the Second Steering Committee Meeting of the Project “The Istanbul Convention: a tool to advance in fighting violence against women and domestic violence in Ukraine” took place in Kyiv. The SCM was attended by 40 participants including project staff. The project partners at the...

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Secretary General: member states must work together to learn COVID-19 health crisis lessons

17 September 2020 STRASBOURG, France

Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called for increased multilateral cooperation among the organisation’s member states to draw lessons from the pandemic crisis and enhance preparedness for addressing health concerns on the basis of common principles and best...

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UChange&СivicLab: digital breakthrough in effective civil participation in Ukraine and beyond

15 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

Innovations, digitization, effective civil participation: in response to a new reality of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, the Elections and Civil Society Division within the project “Promoting civil participation in democratic decision-making in Ukraine” introduced an ambitious aim to combine...

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Announcement on the discussion on safety of journalists in Ukraine

14 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On September 17, 2020, from 9:00 till 11:00, an online discussion on “Security of journalists in Ukraine: existing challenges and ways to overcome them” is to be held. The event is being organized by the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine in cooperation with the project “EU and...

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Second Steering Committee Meeting of the Project “EU and Council of Europe working together to strengthening protection of the human rights in Ukraine” took place

11 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 10 September, the Second Steering Committee Meeting of the Joint Project of the European Union and the Council of Europe “EU and CoE working together to strengthening human rights in Ukraine” took place. Christophe Poirel, Director, Human Rughts Directorate, Council of Europe, and Xavier...

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Council of Europe provided expert commentaries to the draft Development Strategy for the Public Prosecution System in Ukraine for 2021-2023

11 September 2020 Kyiv

Council of Europe supports the ongoing process of elaboration of a comprehensive development strategy for the Public Prosecution System in Ukraine launched by the Office of the Prosecutor General in August 2020. In order to ensure the strategy aligns with the Council of Europe standards and best...

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Preparation and conduct of 2020 local elections in the context of quarantine restrictions

11 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

During recent years, the Council of Europe has been actively supporting the Central Election Commission of Ukraine in its efforts to develop electoral practice in line with the European electoral standards and good practice. Currently, the Council of Europe project "Supporting the transparency,...

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Ukrainian judges deepen skills with CoE training on Access to Justice for Women

11 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

In August 2020, 26 Ukrainian judges from district, inter-district, appeals and city courts completed an online course on Access to Justice for Women, part of the Council of Europe HELP Programme (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals). With the successful completion of this course,...

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Delegation of the Venice Commission undertakes online consultations in Ukraine on the draft Law №3711

09 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 9-14 September a delegation of the Venice Commission undertakes online consultations in Ukraine with the aim to discuss provisions of the draft Law on Amendments to the Law “On the Judiciary and the Status of Judges” and certain laws on the activities of the Supreme Court and Judicial...

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Council of Europe and EU assist Ukraine in establishing a dual system of regular internal and external penitentiary inspections

09 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe within the joint project with the EU continues its support to Ukraine in the process of reforming the penitentiary system. At the request of the Minister of Justice of Ukraine, the Council of Europe provided, on 4 September 2020, expert opinion on the Ukrainian draft Law “On...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Call for Tender - Provision of local consultancy services in the area of combating violence against children

09 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

The Council of Europe Project “Combating violence against children in Ukraine” is extending the deadline for the tender for provision of intellectual local consultancy services in the area of combating violence against children. The deadline has been extended until 17 September 2020. We invite...

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Series of webinars “Local elections 2020: plain and uncovered” launched in Ukraine

09 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 5 September 2020, the electoral process for 2020 local elections in Ukraine, scheduled for 25 October 2020, has officially started. These local elections will be held according to the new rules set by the Electoral Code of Ukraine, which was adopted by the Parliament of Ukraine in December...

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The monitoring of media coverage of local elections by the coalition of SCOs with the support of the Council of Europe launched

7 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 7 September 2020 the coalition of civil society organisations consisting of Journalism Ethics Commission, “Human Rights Platform”, “Ukrainian Institute of Media and Communication”, “Stop Fake (Ukraine)” and association “Women in media” with the support of the Project “European Union and...

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Kyiv Forum for equal rights and opportunities

7 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

“Sexism is rooted in the historically unequal power relations between women and men and needs to be addressed as a form of violence against women,” reaffirmed Jelena Drenjanin, Congress Spokesperson on Gender Equality, on the occasion of the Forum of Equal Rights and Opportunities, hosted by the...

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The Council of Europe joined the Kyiv Forum of equal rights and opportunities

7 September 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

On September 3, 2020, Kyiv hosted the Kyiv Forum of equal rights and opportunities with the participation of Ukrainian government officials, politicians and public figures, mayors of European capitals, heads of diplomatic missions and heads of international and non-governmental organizations. The...

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Synergy of international stakeholders in supporting the State Bureau of Investigations

03-04 September 2020 Odesa, Ukraine

To deliver practical one-day training sessions for some 40 investigators of the State Bureau of Investigations from all 7 institution’s territorial departments, the CoE Project “Supporting Institutions to Combat Ill-Treatment in Ukraine” joined efforts with the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in...

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