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Effective multi-lateral action to solve cross-border problems is the key to tackling both long-standing and new challenges, Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić told the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna. The OSCE mandate for...
The third wave of online trainings “Application of the Risk and Needs Assessment tool and individual sentence planning for sentenced offenders” has started
Information is available in Ukrainian
Council of Europe provided expert comments to Draft Laws of Ukraine related to the completion of the interim period of the Prosecution Service reform introduced in 2019 (Draft Laws 5157 and 5158)
Acting on a request of the Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on Law Enforcement, the Council of Europe prepared expert comments to the Draft Law No. 5157 “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine concerning priority measures to reform the bodies of the Prosecutor’s Office” with regard to...
The Council of Europe Programme “Enhancing decentralisation and public administration reform in Ukraine” continues the series of webinars to disseminate the results of the “Best Practices in Local Self-Government – 2020” contest in Ukraine. The second webinar “Quality educational services: from...
A web page “Execution by Ukraine of ECtHR judgments in the cases of “Zhovner v. Ukraine”, "Yuriy Nikolayevich Ivanov v. Ukraine", "Burmych and Others v. Ukraine" is developed
Following the General Conclusions and Recommendations of the Third Annual Forum “Execution of judgments of national courts in Ukraine” and in order to continue public information campaign on the issue of non-execution of judgments, an official information resource (web page) was developed in...
A new leaflet providing basic information on the Advisory Committee’s role and work, explaining the monitoring process and illustrating the standards the Framework Convention requires is now in Ukrainian language: https://rm.coe.int/prems-052821-ukr-2568-leaflet-fcnm-a5/1680a2c62c
Meeting of the Turie Remetivka Village Council, Council of Europe project "Strengthening the National Minorities, including Roma and Minority Languages of Ukraine" with representatives of national minorities
Strengthening youth participation and civic engagement of young people: training seminar for staff of youth centres – partners of the Council of Europe project "Youth for Democracy in Ukraine"
The Press-conference “Housing issues for temporary residence of internally displaced persons” was organized on 3 June 2021. The event is held by the Ministry for Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories of Ukraine, the Council of Europe Project “Internal Displacement in Ukraine:...
Tackling AI’s impact on freedom of expression and new challenges to media freedom: European ministers to discuss priority actions
European ministers responsible for media and information society will meet online on 10 and 11 June to discuss the ways to address the challenges to freedom of expression brought by massive digitalisation in the media and information environment – including the use of artificial intelligence (AI)...
The online Spring School "European Social Charter – social constitution of Europe and the main challenges for Ukraine" took place
On May 24-29, 2021, the Spring School "European Social Charter - social constitution of Europe and the main challenges for Ukraine" organized by the Council of Europe Project "Promoting social human rights as a key factor of sustainable democracy in Ukraine" was held online. Among the...
Final Meeting of the Coordination Group of 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”
On May 31, 2021 the final Meeting of the Coordination Group of 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» (Project), funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund and implemented by the...
The call for candidates for the 2022 Raoul Wallenberg Prize has been launched in Strasbourg by Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić - The Hungarian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers is also committed to promoting the call for nominations to the 2022 edition of the...
Due to the restrictions imposed by the pandemic, the Ukrainian cities that are member of the ICC programme had to celebrate Europe Day online for the second consecutive year. Joining hundreds of other cities and organisations in Europe in their virtual celebration, the Intercultural Odesa, a...
Children’s Data Protection in an Education setting - Joint EU-Council of Europe Project provided translation of Guidelines
At its 40th plenary meeting, on 18-20 November 2020, the Committee of Convention 108 adopted Guidelines on Children’s Data Protection in an Education Setting. These Guidelines set forth the fundamental principles of children’s rights in an education setting and help legislators and policy makers,...
Ukrainian translation of two Joint Urgent Opinions of the Venice Commission and the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe published
On 5-6 May 2021, the Venice Commission and the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe issued two Joint Urgent Opinions: 1. The Urgent opinion on the draft law on amendments to some laws of Ukraine on the procedure for electing (appointing) members of the High...
The Council of Europe project focuses on improving legislation on the provision of free legal aid in Ukraine
On 26 May 2021 the Council of Europe project "Support for judicial institutions and processes to strengthen access to justice in Ukraine” jointly with the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Legal Policy organised a round table with the aim to discuss the issues on improvement of...
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