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Tuesday, 17 February, 12:13, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska made a submission to the Minister of Justice of Ukraine concerning ensuring the right of the citizen to access to public information

In submission it is said that the representative of NGO "Regional Center of Human Rights" applied to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights with the complaint concerning violation by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine of the right to access to public information.

Thursday, 12 February, 12:55, 2015

The Commissioner will take part in implementation of the project of the Council of Europe "Strengthening of implementation of standards of the Council of Europe concerning human rights in Ukraine"

The meeting of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska with the program manager of Department of policy on human rights of the Directorate of human rights of the Council of Europe Mr.Tigran Karapetyan was held. During a meeting issues of cooperation within the new joint project of the European Union and the Council of Europe "Strengthening of implementation of standards of the Council of Europe concerning human rights in Ukraine" were discussed.

Wednesday, 11 February, 12:45, 2015

Ms.Valeriya Lutkovska welcomes adoption of the Law of Ukraine "On amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On protection of public morality"

Welcoming adoption of the Law of Ukraine by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "On amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On protection of public morality"(concerning state control), Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska noted that withdrawal of a number of norms from the Law of Ukraine "On protection of public morality" will bring the legislation in this sphere into compliance with the Constitution of Ukraine.

Tuesday, 10 February, 17:33, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "The most important tasks of the Commissioner in realization of an anti-discrimination and protection of personal data are increase of level of legal awareness of the population"

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights declared this thesis during a meeting with representatives of expert mission of the European Commission which arrived to Kiev in the context of fulfillment by Ukraine of the second phase of the EU Action Plan on Visa Liberalization for Ukraine. The purpose of stay of mission in Ukraine is the assessment of a state of implementation of the legislation in the sphere of protection of personal data, ensuring human rights, a freedom of movement and prevention of discrimination.

Tuesday, 10 February, 17:26, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "Such restriction of freedom as in the case of Mr.Ruslan Kotsaba, is inadmissible in democratic society"

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska commented in such manner a situation with detention of the journalist Mr. Ruslan Kotsaba, answering numerous questions from representatives of domestic mass media.

Tuesday, 10 February, 17:24, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska repeatedly applied to the Prime Minister of Ukraine to evacuate children, elderly and people with disabilities

Following results of monitoring visits to Donetsk and Lugansk regions the Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska once again applied to the Prime minister of Ukraine Mr. Arseniy Yatsenyuk to undertake immediate measures for evacuation of wards and the personnel of establishments of an education system, health care and social protection to safe regions of Ukraine. According to the Commissioner, these categories of the population are in the most difficult situation now.