2018


Analytical Report

Establishment of the New Supreme Court — Key Lessons

This analysis seeks to identify and systematize the problems and mistakes made during the formation of the new Supreme Court in order to prevent these problems from recurring in the future, when judges are selected to new courts, as well as during the qualification evaluation process for judges. >>

 

Policy-Brief

Effective Civil Society and Public Authorities Interaction in the Process of Selection and Evaluation of the Judiciary

The policy-brief describes legal regulation of the Public Integrity Council status, analyzes foreign experience of public participation in the selection of judges and looks for ways to address the issue by offering three models. According to the results of the analysis, proposals and recommendations for the full and effective interaction between the public and the authorities within the judiciary reform have been developed. >>

 

2017


Policy-Brief

Old Recipes Don’t Work: Moldovian Experience and Lessons for Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Court

Ukraine and Moldova have both defined European integration and fight against corruption as official state policies. Nevertheless, both still struggle in establishing independent and effective systems of fighting grand corruption. The aim of this research is to discern common and unique lessons from each country that can be rep- licated and to identify experiences that should be avoided. >>

 

Policy-Brief

Independent Anti-Corruption Courts in Ukraine: the Missing Link in Anti-Corruption Chain

This policy brief analyzes the necessity to establish specialized Anti-corruption Courts in Ukraine as part of the country’s reform agenda after the 2014 Revolution of Dignity, as well as sets out recommendations for further actions and provides relevant policy-making suggestions. >>

 

Report

Ukraine — Joint Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 28th Session of the UPR Working Group

In this document, CIVICUS, CCL and DEJURE Foundation examine the Government of Ukraine’s compliance with its international human rights obligations to create and maintain a safe and enabling environment for civil society. Specifically, we analyse Ukraine’s fulfillment of the rights to freedom of association, peaceful assembly, and expression since its previous UPR examination in December 2012. To this end, we assess Ukraine’s implementation of recommendations received during the 2nd UPR cycle relating to these issues and provide a number of specific, action-orientated follow-up recommendations. >>