EU helps to improve Ukraine’s judicial system

Citizens’ trust in the judiciary, the prosecutor’s office and the police is crucial for building a European state. The Model Courts initiative helps to bring the Ukrainian court closer to the people, which is to introduce a number of innovations in pilot courts throughout Ukraine, following the example of European countries. Read more

EU project explains rules of employees registration in Ukraine

Companies, sole proprietorships, and also, private individuals employing cooks, nannies, drivers, etc. can hire workers. In that case, they all become employers and are required to comply with labor legislation. Read on to find out about all nuances of documenting employees. Read more

EU helps Ukraine increase enforcement of judgements

The reforms which Ukraine committed itself to in exchange for the EU’s macro-financial assistance include permitting private enforces to collect debt under small (up to 100,000 hryvnias) claims against public bodies and state enterprises. For the first time in history of Ukraine, a representative of an independent private profession will be able to act against the state, using powers delegated to them by the state itself and compelling the government to fulfil its contractual and other financial obligations to any natural or legal person. Read more

EU supports Ukraine in fight against misinformation

Disinformation is not an uncommon occurrence happening only in Ukraine. For decades, the fight against false information continues at national and supranational levels all over the world. How do the European Union on the whole and its particular member states, such as Lithuania, Germany and France, combat disinformation? How can Ukraine benefit from NATO’s communication strategy? What valuable lessons could be learned from Facebook? The fourth nationwide forum “Independent courts and free media: combating disinformation”, held at the initiative of the Higher Council of Justice with the support from the EU’s project Pravo-Justice, discussed Ukrainian and international experience in combating false information. Read more

Pravo-Justice project experts on e-justice in EU

Quarantine measures have changed the mode of operation for each area of activity, justice being no exception. How does e-litigation work in Ukraine? How is it different from e-court in Poland? Why is there no need to identify a person during online meetings in Sweden? Is it true that in Germany fax is considered to be an element of e-justice? International experts of EU Project Pravo-Justice discussed the specifics of e-justice at the webinar “Remote administration of justice”. Read more

EU Advisory Mission to Ukraine opens first educational centre for law enforcers in Odesa

The Knowledge Hub, a training center operated by the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine and the first of its kind in the country, has opened in Odesa. The center will host joint events for EUAM’s partners in the public security sector, including the National Police, prosecution and judicial authorities, Security Service and Interior Ministry, a Radio Liberty correspondent reports. Read more