The main beneficiary of the Project is the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI)

Other stakeholders are judiciary and law enforcement agencies, national professional training institutions, Office of the Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, Office of the Prosecutor General, Parliamentary Committee on Law-Enforcement

The main aim is to support the State Bureau of Investigations in effective application of European standards and practices in combatting human rights violations

The following results are expected under the project:

  • SBI staff is better handling ill-treatment and impunity cases in line with the European standards
  • SBI has a stronger internal system for effectively combatting ill-treatment and impunity
  • SBI staff selection and training procedures are better aligned with European standards

With a view to achieving these results a number of activities will be implemented to provide:

  • expert analysis and recommendations (researches, needs assessment)
  • institutional support (working groups, on-line consultations with CoE experts, round tables)
  • capacity building (trainings, workshops, trainings of trainers).

Project information

  • Duration: 21 months (1 April 2020 – 31 December 2021)
  • Place/country: Ukraine
  • Budget: 700 000 €
  • Funding: Voluntary contributions

Project documentation


  • Practitioner’s Guide “A Brief Introduction to Investigative Interviewing” - UKR