Yevhen Zakharov: human rights protection in Ukraine needs systematic improvements

Yevhen Zakharov, co-chairman of the Kharkiv Human Rights Group and head of the board of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union
Yevhen Zakharov, co-chairman of the Kharkiv Human Rights Group and head of the board of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union

A new EU-Ukraine Cooperation project*, worth €210,000, is helping to protect human rights in Ukraine and to fight ill-treatment and torture in places of detention. We interviewed Yevhen Zakharov, a well-known Ukrainian human rights activist and the leader of the project, about the human rights situation in Ukraine. Read more

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EU-Ukraine Summit: key points of the Joint statement

EU-Ukraine summit, Brussels, Feb. 25
EU-Ukraine summit, Brussels, Feb. 25

The leaders of the European Union and Ukraine meeting at their annual summit in Brussels on Feb. 25 have reaffirmed their commitment to sign the already initialed Association Agreement, as soon as Ukraine shows “tangible progress in the three areas emphasized at the 2011 EU-Ukraine Summit.” Read more

Füle: We put down the wall between Eastern Partnership and the EU membership perspective

Štefan Füle, EU Commissioner for enlargement and the European Neighbourhood Policy
Štefan Füle, EU Commissioner for enlargement and the European Neighbourhood Policy

Štefan Füle, EU Commissioner for enlargement and the European Neighbourhood Policy, visited Kyiv on February, 7, addressing members of Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers and the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament). Read more