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Materials of the ІІІ International Judicial Forum “JUDICIAL REFORM IN UKRAINE: EUROPEAN VECTOR” (2015)

IV Judicial Forum: Legal Synergy for Prosperity

Date: 01 – 02 October 2015 Place: Day One – Red Building of the Kyiv Taras Shevchenka National University (60, Volodymyrska Str.) Day Two – Hilton Kyiv Hotel (30, Shevchenka Blvd.)  Organizers: Ukrainian Bar Association EU Project “Support to Justice Sector…

New Regional Justice Reform Council to be established in Kharkiv

The EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” continues to promote its initiative on establishing the regional justice reform councils. Aimed to support the Government of Ukraine with implementation of the newly adopted Justice Sector Reform Strategy 2015-2020,…

New Regional Justice Reform Council`s Initiative Extends to Lviv

On 2 July 2015, the meeting of the Lviv Regional Justice Sector Reform Council brought together judges, prosecutors, lawyers and legal scholars to discuss the Justice Sector Reform Strategy 2015-2020 as well as related topics. The event was organized within…

Ukrainian advocates mobilized for protection of human rights

On 24 June 2015, the EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” joined the Ukrainian National Bar Association, the NGO Association of Advocates of Ukraine, the NGO Ukrainian Bar Association, and the NGO Protection of Human Rights to…

EU Project launches the newsletter

EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” is launching the newsletter which will be released once every two months in electronic version. In addition to already existing media channels, this newsletter will be useful to inform readers in…

EU Project supports prosecution reform strategy development process

On 25-26 April, the workshop “Roadmap for the reforms of the public prosecutor’s office: transitional initiatives and a long-term perspective” was held in Kyiv. The EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” has co-organized this event in cooperation…

Workshop on Judicial Performance Evaluation

Date: 24 April, 2015 Place: Radisson Blue Hotel (22, Yaroslaviv Val Str., Kyiv) Organizers: USAID/FAIR Project OSCE/ODIHR EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” Objectives: Provide a forum to share and discuss international and European lessons learned and…

Virgilijus Valancius joins the Constitutional Commission

Virgilius Valancius, Team Leader of the EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, has joined the Constitutional Commission under the President of Ukraine. The first meeting of the Constitutional Commission of Ukraine took place on April 6. The…

EU Experts contribute to the Ukrainian prosecution reform

Loic Guerin, the Key Expert, and Nataliya Dromina-Voloc, the National Expert of the Component 3, the EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, have joined the Working group on the Reform of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine.…

Round Table “Probation in Ukraine: next steps”

Date: 26 February 2015 Place: Ministry of Justice of Ukraine Organizers: State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine Ministry of Justice of Ukraine EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”

EU Project contributes to dialogue among parties to criminal process

The EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, in cooperation with the Ukrainian National Bar Association, became a co-organizer of the Forum “Respect for Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings” held in the Congress Hotel “Pushcha” on 6-7 February.…

Forum “Protection of Human Rights in Criminal Procedure”

Date: 06-07 February 2015  Place:  Congress Hotel “Puscha”   Organizers:  National Bar Association of Ukraine EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” Council of Justice of Ukraine NGO “Protection of Human Rights”

Anti-Corruption Laws – Preventing a Step Back

Klaus Huener, Key Expert, Prevention and Fight Against Corruption, participated in the round table “Anti-Corruption laws – preventing a step back” held at the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center on October 13. Among the participants of the event were Andriy Marusov, Head of…

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

Second part of training of trainers for lawyers who provide secondary legal aid:
“Lawyer’s actions in criminal proceedings based on agreements, with respect to application of certain measures of criminal sanctions and ensuring access to proper medical assistance”
Organizers:
the Coordination Center of Legal Aid, EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”, American Bar Association “The Rule of Law Initiative”, Ukrainian Foundation for Legal Aid.
Date: 27-28 September 2014
Place: Puscha-Vodica, Congress-Hotel “Puscha”

First meeting of working group on reforms held at the GPO

On 29 July, the working meeting on the prosecution reform took place at the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine. The participants discussed proposals for the Strategy of the reform of the prosecution being developed within the EU Project “Support to Justice…

“Six components for a change”

(in Russian) Report on the meeting of Virgilijus Valancius  with the top officials of High Qualification Commission  of Judges of Ukraine read more