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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 Officers’ Self-Governance: European Practices to Set Up Ukrainian System”.

Private enforcement officers (PEOs) and representatives of self-governance organizations from France, Lithuania, Georgia, Moldova, and Serbia will share their experience in setting up and development of the PEOs self-governance system, effective structuring and run of the respective self-governance bodies, financial management of the self-governance bodies, and ethical standards that PEOs are abide by in different jurisdictions. Besides, the first Ukrainian PEOs will take the opportunity to have a discussion in order to develop and agree their own position and vision regarding the future Code of Ethics, the Statute of the future Association of Private Enforcement Officers of Ukraine, and procedural details of the upcoming first National Congress of Private Enforcement Officers.

The conference will be attended by Serhii Shkliar, Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine; Daniel Ryan, Deputy Director of the USAID Democracy and Governance Office in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova; David Vaughn, USAID FAIR Justice Project Chief of Party; Dovydas Vitkauskas, Team Leader, EU Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine”; Valentyna Danishevska, Director of the Commercial Law Center; Mathieu Chardon, Judicial Officer (France), Secretary General of the International Union of Judicial Officers; Dovile Satkauskiene, Director of the Chamber of Judicial Officers of Lithuania; Erekle Gvinianidze, Private Bureau of Enforcement, (Georgia); Hans-Otto Bartels, Expert of IRZ, President of Landgericht Niedersachsen; Roman Talmaci, Chairman of the Moldovan National Association of Court Decision Enforcement Officers; Damir Site, Subotica High and Commercial Court Judicial Officer, Serbia.

Time: October 31, 9:00-18:00 (registration starts at 8:30).

Venue: Kyiv, 10 Rylskyi lane, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

Prior accreditation is required. Please contact Khrystyna Kalyni