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 with the Council of Europe Project “Support to Criminal Justice Reform in Ukraine” funded by the Government of Denmark, and the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine. Representatives of the GPO, as well as the Ukrainian and European experts participated in the event.
“Together with our colleagues from the private sector and international organizations, we will present our vision on optimization of the prosecution, bringing it to modern standards. We have to use this opportunity to develop an action plan for the public prosecution reforms,”
– said David Sakvarelidze, First Deputy General Prosecutor of Ukraine, at the opening session of the workshop.
The workshop aimed to discuss reform of the human resources policy at the public prosecution system. In particular, the speakers focused on the issues of performance evaluation system, ethics and discipline, as well as increase of public trust in the prosecution. The participants also discussed new mechanisms of independence and accountability of prosecutors and optimization of investigation.