23 November 2017

Challenges, achievements and prospects of the Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine to be discussed by legal professionals and experts

What are the main achievements in the process of Justice Sector Reforms? How the EU is supporting the full reset of Ukrainian judiciary system? These issues will be discussed on 23 November at the conference that will host top representatives of the Ukrainian judiciary and justice system, as well as the experts from the EU Member States. The conference will provide more practical impact and…
08 November 2017

Round table “Competition in the Intellectual Property High Court”

The Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) in a partnership with the EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” and the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine (HQCJ) will hold a round table to discuss the issues of selection of the candidates for vacant positions of judges in the Intellectual Property High Court. The participants will include representatives of HQCJ, the…
31 October 2017

The International Conference “Private Enforcement Officers’ Self-Governance: European Practices to Set Up Ukrainian System”

The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine together with the USAID New Justice Program, OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine, the European Union Project “Support to Justice Reform in Ukraine”, the Commercial Law Center, the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), and the International Development Law Organization will hold the international conference “Private Enforcement…
31 July 2017

Roundtables on the Enforcement System Reform and Private Enforcement Officers Activities will be Held in Odesa and Kharkiv

The European Union project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, together with the Ukrainian Bar Association and the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine invite to take part in the round tables devoted to the discussion of the enforcement system reform issues for the enforcement of judgments and PEOs activities. Within the framework of the event, the following two blocks will be…
05 July 2017

First PEOs will receive their licences on the 7th of July

This Friday, July 7, the solemn awarding with the licences of private enforcement officers will take place for those who have successfully passed the qualification exam. Beginning at 10 a.m. at: Kiyv, 73, Sichovyh Striltsiv St, second floor, “marble hall” More…
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EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” co-organized the training for lawyers who provide secondary legal aid

unnamedEU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” co-organized the training for lawyers who provide secondary legal aid

On 13 -15 September the first part of the training for advocates-trainers/moderators was held in Puscha-Vodica. The event was titled “Lawyer’s action in criminal proceedings based on agreements, with respect to application of certain measures of criminal sanctions and ensuring access to proper medical assistance”. 

The training was organized by the Coordination Center of Legal Aid, EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, American Bar Association“The Rule of Law Initiative” and Ukrainian Foundation for Legal Aid.  

On the first day of the advocates participated in two training sessions: “Problem issues connected with the activities of advocates with respect to applying certain measures of criminal sanctions” and “Problem issues connected with the activities of advocates with respect to proper ensuring access to medical assistance”.In the course of the sessionsimplementation of compulsory measures of a medical nature were discussed.

During the next two days the participants learned about ECHR practice on prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, and discussed problem issues connected with the activities of advocates in criminal proceedings based on agreements . 

The experts of the EU “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” shared experiences on presentation skills, leading training sessions and non-verbal communications. The participants were asked to fill in the questionnaire on reforming the criminal justice system in Ukraine. The results of these opinion polls will become a basis to develop recommendations on the criminal justice reforms in general and elaborate the draft document “Strategic action plan for the advocacy in penal cases”.   

The second part of the training is scheduled for 27-28 September.  (more…)

EU experts participated in the round table: “The Prosecutor as a key investigator of cybercrimes: drafting methodology for increasing professional level”.

On September 23, the roundtable was held at the National Prosecution Academy of Ukraine within a framework of preparation for the series of trainings on prevention of the cybercrimes.

Loic Guerin,Key Expert, and Natalya Dryomina-Voloc, National Expert, participated in the round table along with the representatives of GPO, Ministry of Internal Affairs, SBU and the US Dept. of Justice.

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The event participants defined the problem issues of pretrial investigation of cybercrimes, effective methodology format to increse the prosecutors’ level of knowledge on the issue, as well as the future training plans.

Expert: justice sector reform will attract investors to Ukraine

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Advocacy, the Adversarial Process, and Judicial Accountability in Penal Cases.

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