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Thursday, 30 November, 17:15, 2017

Ms Valeria Lutkovska met with Mr Akhtem Chiygoz, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People

On 30 October 2017, Ms Valeria Lutkovska, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for human rights, met with Mr Akhtem Chiygoz, Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, who was recently released in the occupied Crimea.

Friday, 24 November, 16:15, 2017

On the constitutional petition of the Ombudsperson the Constitutional Court of Ukraine rendered a decision that is important for development of legal system

On 23 November 2017, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine rendered a decision on the constitutional petition of the Parliament Commissioner on non-conforming with the Constitution of provisions of the sentence 3 of paragraph 3 of Article 315 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine. The appealed provision stipulates that during the preliminary court hearing the application of support measures in criminal proceeding shall be considered prolonged if there were no petitions from the parties of criminal proceedings to change or cancel such measures, which were chosen during the pre-trial investigation.

Thursday, 16 November, 10:00, 2017

The member states of the UN noted progress in the activity of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

The UN Human Rights Council held its 28-th session yesterday, where the Ukraine’s human rights annual national report has been examined within the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The representatives from almost 70 UN member states made recommendations to Ukraine, which should be implemented within the next 4-5 years.

Wednesday, 15 November, 10:00, 2017

Valeriya Lutkovska: “The situation with human rights in Ukraine is significantly influenced by challenges that our country has been facing in recent years”

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for human rights pointed at this during the side event “Universal Periodic Review: Alternative Measure”, which has been organized in Geneva jointly with the representatives of civil societies on the eve of Ukraine's presentation of its annual national reportwithin the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

Thursday, 28 September, 13:45, 2017

Ms. Valeria Lutkovska: ʽA key goal for me is to bring activities of our Office in line with European standards to the greatest possible extentʼ

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights emphasized this during a round table dedicated to presentation of recommendations on how to strengthen capacity of the Ukrainian Ombudsmanʼs institution, drafted by European experts in the framework of the Twinning Project.

Thursday, 21 September, 12:00, 2017

Head of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights takes part in the Annual Conference of the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC)

On September 19-21, 2017 in Helsinki (Finland) there was held a 21st General Assembly and Annual Conference of the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC), whose member is the institution of the Ombudsman of Ukraine. The latter was represented by the Head of its Secretariat Mr. Bohdan Kryklyvenko.