Our partner The Educational Human Rights House in Chernihiv presents the educational and methodological manual “University – Human Rights Space”.
The Association of Legal Clinics of Ukraine is the information partner of the most interesting human rights event this summer!
Therefore, we would like to inform you that the Educational Human Rights Festival 2019 will take place in Chernihiv on July 16-28.
The festival will run from July 16 to July 28, 2019. in the Human Rights Educational House, near Chernihiv, in the village Kolychevka.
The Festus program consists of three thematic blocks (races) and two working meetings:
* July 16-18, 2019 – human rights at school;
* July 18-21, 2019 – the working meeting of representatives of the Human Rights House Network (elaboration of the project of the International Youth School for Human Rights);
* July 19-20, 2019 – Working Meeting of Human Rights Lawyers (International Human Rights Law: Current Challenges and Threats);
* July 23-25, 2019 – successful practices of counteraction to torture in prisons;
* July 26-28, 2019 – Human Rights in Law Education Activity.
Upon request of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine with the support of the EdEra online education studio produced the online course “The basics of enforcement proceedings” primarily aimed at private enforcement officers. The course covers a broad range of issues pertinent to the system of decision enforcement, including legal status of bodies and persons, performing enforcement of decisions, their rights and duties, general order of enforcement proceedings.
The course is currently in piloting mode with limited registration, and it is planned to make it available to anyone interested only in September this year.
Additional information on opening of the course will be provided later on the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine information sourses.
The OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine organizes two-day regional training seminars for heads of structural subdivisions of regional state administrations and representatives of civil society institutions.
The purpose of the training seminars is to improve the knowledge, skills and ability of the participants to establish cooperation in the process of formation and implementation of state and regional policy.
The training seminars will be held in the framework of the project “Enhancing Institutional Capacity of the Government of Ukraine and Civil Society Organizations to Co-operate Effectively in the Decision-Making Process”, the project is implemented with the financial support of the Government of the United States.
The trainings will take place in the following locations according to the schedule:
• Vinnytsia – 28–29 May 2019 for representatives from Vinnytsia and Zhytomyr regions; deadline for submitting applications is 21 May 2019
• Odesa – 30–31 May 2019 for representatives from Odesa and Mykolaiv regions; deadline for submitting applications is 23 May 2019
• Ternopil – 10-11 June 2019 for representatives from Ternopil and Khmelnitskyi regions; deadline for submitting applications is 3 June 2019
• Rivne – 12-13 June 2019 for representatives from Rivne and Volyn regions; deadline for submitting applications is 5 June 2019
Applications to participate in the training should be submitted on-line.
Questions and additional information requests should be referred to email@example.com.
This information is also available on site.
Previously, the team of our partners analyzed over 100,000 questions that people were referring to the LAP system. As a result, 460 themes were devoted as a typical issues. After that, the consultants created legal advice on these topics and placed them on the platform.
Currently, in connection with the election, the number of visitors to the site is significantly increasing. Consultations are reviewed even in America, China, Japan, Canada and Europe.
The Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union is looking for a full-time lawyer to the Department of Court Strategic Affairs at the office of the organization in Kiev.
The Center for Strategic Affairs of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union provides qualified legal assistance to victims of human rights violations in matters that change judicial practice at the national and international levels.
Requirements for the candidate:
– higher legal education;
– experience in drawing up legal documents;
– well-developed communicative skills;
– analytical thinking;
– personal motivation to work in the field of human rights protection;
– fluency in Ukrainian and Russian (oral and written skills);
– knowledge of English at the level – not lower than PreIntermediate (A2);
– ability to team work;
– ability to work with the most common computer programs;
– ability to learn quickly.
The resume can be sent by April 23, 2019
Read more about the vacancy and the submission of the CV on the site of the UHHRU.
The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, within the framework of the National Law Education Project “I HAVE A RIGHT” along with illustrator and designer Nadia Kushnir, have prepared a series of original and witty images, the main character of which is the hero of well-known memes Goose.
Such illustrations are intended to draw attention to publications with legal information on the election of the President of Ukraine and to encourage all readers to show their public position more actively.
The Ministry of Justice has not only created original pictures but also presented two videos with useful information for future voters.
March 25, the Coordination Centre for Legal Aid Provision and the Legal Clinic “Pro bono” of the V. Stus Donetsk National University signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.
Now an independent provider of free legal aid will be established on the basis of the LC. Also, students of DonNU will have the opportunity to take industrial and pre-diploma practice in the centers for providing the FSLA. They will also be trained at the committees of the Ukrainian National Bar Association. For students, curricula and distance learning courses will be developed. In addition, the teaching staff and specialists of the FLA system will take part in joint events.
This cooperation initiative was implemented with the support of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, the Ukrainian National Bar Association, the All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization “Ukrainian Legal Aid Foundation”, NGO Fund “Legal Education”.
All details can be found on the Coordination Centre website.
According to the results of the training on the basics of security and information hygiene conducted by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union March 8-9, 2019 in Kyiv, and taking into account increased interest in the issues raised, an additional webinar on “Secure Digital Communication for Activists” will be held.
The following issues will be discussed at the event:
- Smartphone or button phone?
- How to choose a secure messenger?
- Are there free VPN services?
Activists of human rights organizations and initiative groups that work in the field of LGBTQI rights protection and countering discrimination are invited to participate.
The webinar will be held on March 29, 2019, and the specific time will be determined jointly with potential participants.
Terms of participation:
- You need to be an activist of a human rights organization or initiative group working in the field of LGBTI law enforcement and countering discrimination.
- Fill in the questionnaire of the participant of the webinar.
- Get a link to the platform for hosting a webinar.
Participation in the webinar is free!
All additional questions can be clarified with Project Coordinator Maxim Petrov (firstname.lastname@example.org,+38(095) 483-48-45, +38 (068) 138-0775), or read the detailed information on site.
The USAID Democratic Governance in Eastern Ukraine project asks to send concepts of grant projects aimed to strengthen communication and trust between citizens and authorities in Eastern Ukraine by promoting good governance and further development of Ukrainian civic identity.
The project will hold preliminary workshops on applications:
April 8, 2019 in Kramatorsk (from 14:00 to 16:00)
April 9, 2019 in Severodonetsk (from 11:00 to 13:00)
April 10, 2019 in Mariupol (from 10:00 to 12:00)
April 11, 2019 in Kyiv (from 14:00 to 16:00)
Concepts of grant projects are accepted until 23:59 Kyiv time on September 30, 2019, or as long as funds are available.
All questions regarding participation can be sent to: DGE-Grants@ukraineDG-east.com (in the subject line, please note: Questions APS01 / Запитання APS01). Answers will be provided as soon as they will be sent and will be posted on DG East page.
Read more about the project on the site.