Welcome to the website of the Special Advisor of the Secretary General (SASG) for Ukraine.

This website contains public information on the activities of the SASG as well as positions expressed by the Council of Europe on the reform efforts of the Ukrainian authorities.

On 11 May 2016 the Secretary General of the Council of Europe appointed Regis BRILLAT, as Special Adviser for Ukraine and Representative to the Verkhovna Rada.

Régis Brillat was Head of the Department of the European Social Charter ( Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law) until June 2018 and has been Executive Secretary of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) since 1 July 2018.