The EU-funded Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” aims to support consolidated justice sector-wide reforms in Ukraine
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…
03 July 2017

Conference “Setting Up Private Enforcement Service: European Practices and Trends”

On July 11, 2017, an international conference “Setting Up Private Enforcement Service: European Practices and Trends” will take place.The conference is supported by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine together with the European Union Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, the OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine, the New Justice USAID Program and the Center for…
21 November 2016

Strategic Workshop “PROTECTION OF ADVOCATE’S RIGHTS AND THE RIGHTS OF THEIR CLIENTS”

Location: Uzhgorod (29, Elektrozavodska Street)Date/Time: 21 November 2016 (11:00 – 16:00)Organizers: the EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”Ukrainian Advocates’ AssociationUkrainian Bar AssociationOpen Court ProjectFor details click…
11 November 2016

Round Table “Probation in Ukraine: using sanctions in the community”

Location:  Kharkiv (Yaroslav Mudry Law University of Kharkiv / 77, Pushkinska Street)Date/Time: 11 November 2016 / 10:00-13:20Organizers:The EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”The Department of Probation of the Ministry of Justice of UkraineThe Norwegian Mission of Rule of Law Advisers to Ukraine (NORLAU)Purpose of the event:This round…
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“Lawyers and judges discussed the judiciary reform in Ukraine”

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EU Project dedicates efforts to strengthen cooperation of Ukrainian constitutional court judges with European peers

The EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” supported participation of the judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine in the round table discussion “The Role of the Constitutional Court Insuring the Independence of Judiciary” on 22-25 October in Vilnius, Lithuania. The event was organized by the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania. Besides the round table, they also took part in the international workshop dedicated to the Day of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania.

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The Ukrainian delegation consisted of judges of the Constitutional Court Stanislav Shevchuk, Viktor Shyshkin, Serhii Vdovychenko, Mykola Melnyk and led by Justice Yuri Baulin, Head of the Constitutional Court. The delegations of the Constitutional Courts of Latvia and Poland also participated in the roundtable.

During the visit, Justice Baulin me with Dalia Grybauskaitė, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, and Loreta Graužinienė, Speaker of the Parlament of the Republic of Lithuania.

“It is a rare occasion, when Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish judges of the Constitutional Courts will sit at one table to discuss issues that are so pressing for Ukraine at the present moment,” – says Virgilijus Valancius, the project’s Team Leader, – “We believe that success of the judiciary reform in Ukraine  to great extent depends on the independence of the Constitutional Court”.    

Information at the official website of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

Information at the official website of the President of the Republic of Lithuania

 

 

 

 

Article about the training for advocates-trainers/moderators with comments of Mark Segal, Key Expert, Access to Justice and Right to Defence

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“The Project that will change the justice sector”

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“Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” brings together legal professionals to discuss preventive measures in criminal cases

On 16 October, the Roundtable “Practical Application of the Criminal Procedure Code’s Article 331, part 3 “Imposing, revoking, or changing a preventive measure in court” was held in  organized by the Association of Advocates Providing Legal Aid. (more…)