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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“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…)