Analysis of the Law “On Intelligence of Ukraine”

On September 17, Parliament approved the Law “On Intelligence of Ukraine”, which is considered one of the important elements on the way to Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration. The respective decision gathered 258 votes. According to its provisions, there are the following intelligence agencies in Ukraine: Intelligence body of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine (Main Intelligence Read more about Analysis of the Law “On Intelligence of Ukraine”[…]

Analysis of strategies of major political parties in local elections 2020

  The election campaign officially began in Ukraine on September 5, although all parties began campaigning in July. According to the civic network “OPORA”, about 70 political parties conducted their agitation activities in July-August 2020. According to preliminary data of the CEC, about 130 political parties plan participating in the 2020 local elections.   “Servant Read more about Analysis of strategies of major political parties in local elections 2020[…]

Elections in Kyiv: analysis of ratings and positions of key political players in the capital

  On July 14, the most authoritative sociological centre in Ukraine – Razumkov Centre presented a survey on the electoral orientations of Kyiv residents in elections of mayor of Kyiv and to the Kyiv City Council. The survey was conducted from June 20 to July 2, 2020, and its results showed the electoral picture and Read more about Elections in Kyiv: analysis of ratings and positions of key political players in the capital[…]

Democracy House conducted lessons in child protection in armed conflict at Kramatorsk Slavyansk, Druzhkivka, Konstantinovka schools

Democracy House conducted lessons in child protection in armed conflict at Kramatorsk, Slavyansk, Druzhkivka, Konstantinovka schools. The lessons were conducted within the project “Protection of children’s rights in armed conflict in eastern Ukraine” which Democracy House implements with the support of the French Embassy in Ukraine. For five years, Ukraine has been suffering from armed Read more about Democracy House conducted lessons in child protection in armed conflict at Kramatorsk Slavyansk, Druzhkivka, Konstantinovka schools[…]

Democracy House conducted lessons in child protection in armed conflict at Kramatorsk schools

On November 13, 2019,  Democracy House conducted lessons in child protection in armed conflict at Kramatorsk schools. The lessons were conducted within the project “Protection of children’s rights in armed conflict in eastern Ukraine” which Democracy House implements with the support of the French Embassy in Ukraine. For five years, Ukraine has been suffering from Read more about Democracy House conducted lessons in child protection in armed conflict at Kramatorsk schools[…]

Will the new Parliament ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court?

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (RS) is one of the most debated international treaties that Ukraine has signed, but has not ratified yet. Despite the large number of Ukrainian citizens who suffered from war crimes and crimes against humanity in Donbas and Crimea, Ukraine still lacks the political will necessary to join an Read more about Will the new Parliament ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court?[…]

Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv 

On March 12, 2019, Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students who study at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. These lectures cover military students of different specialities who will become career officers or work in other security agencies in the future. The lectures are conducted Read more about Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv […]

Democracy House conducted lectures on international humanitarian law for cadets of Ostroh and Lutsk Military Lyceums 

On February 26-27, 2019, Democracy House conducted lectures on international humanitarian law for cadets of Ostroh and Lutsk Military Lyceums. The lectures were conducted within a project “Promotion of international humanitarian law among Ukrainian military servants” which Democracy House implements with the support of the Human Rights Fund of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Read more about Democracy House conducted lectures on international humanitarian law for cadets of Ostroh and Lutsk Military Lyceums […]

The launch of the High Anti-Corruption Court: legal and political risks

The High Anti-Corruption Court (HAC) is the last element lacking for a fully-fledged anti-corruption infrastructure. The process of forming the new court is difficult and accompanied by conflicts. Presidential election adds political uncertainty due to unpredictable outcome and impact that it will have on the future of the HAC. At the current stage, political elites Read more about The launch of the High Anti-Corruption Court: legal and political risks[…]

Democracy House conducted a lecture for cadets of the Tulchyn Military Lyceum

On February 8, 2019 (Vinnytsia region). The event was conducted within a project “Promotion of international humanitarian law among Ukrainian military servants” which Democracy House implements with the support of the Human Rights Fund of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. During the lecture, the experts of Democracy House briefed the cadets on Read more about Democracy House conducted a lecture for cadets of the Tulchyn Military Lyceum[…]

EU Supports Ukraine: “Carrot And Stick” Approach & Beneficial Sanctions

On Monday 12 March 2018, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini visited Ukraine and met with Ukrainian authorities and government officials. EU promises further support and macro-financial aid to Ukraine on its way to become a European country with high level of democracy and economic development. Yevhen Yaroshenko, Read more about EU Supports Ukraine: “Carrot And Stick” Approach & Beneficial Sanctions[…]