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Sunday, 21 December, 12:50, 2014

The member of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine was appointed on behalf of the Commissioner for Human Rights

In order to implement the powers of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights concerning composition formation of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine according to articles 92 and 93 of the Law of Ukraine "On Judicial System and Status of Judges" of December 19, 2014 Ms. Veselska Tetyana Fedorivna, a judge of the Supreme Administrative Court of Ukraine, was appointed to the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine according to the order of the Commissioner for Human Rights Ms.Valeriya Lutkovska.

Thursday, 18 December, 09:30, 2014

The Commissioner for Human Rights initiates distribution of information on formation of a human rights movement in Ukraine

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska declared this thesis during a round table "Ukraine needs Sakharov?", which was held in the Ombudsman's Office at the initiative of the Commissioner for Human Rights together with the famous human rights activist, the president of Association of psychiatrists of Ukraine, the cochairman of the Committee "Babi Yar" Mr.Semen Gluzman.

Thursday, 18 December, 09:15, 2014

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "The state and society have to change cardinally the attitude towards children who got into the trouble with the law"

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights declared this thesis during the presentation of the special report of the national preventive mechanism "Observance of the rights of minors who are in corrective prisons of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine" prepared by the Kharkiv institute of social researches together with the Secretariat of the Commissioner with assistance of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the European Commission.

Thursday, 18 December, 08:45, 2014

Cooperation between Ombudsman and the Coordination center for providing legal assistance is enlarged

For the purpose of deepening of cooperation between the Commissioner for Human Rights and the Coordination center for providing legal assistance Annex to the Memorandum of cooperation, which was concluded on December 10, 2013, was signed.

Thursday, 18 December, 08:30, 2014

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "Results of the carried-out inspection of practical application of new standards of the Criminal Procedure Code demonstrated a number of human rights violations"

Delivering a speech at the international conference "Quality of legal assistance", the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights informed participants of results of carried out within implementation of parliamentary control verification of the application of new standards of the Criminal Procedure Code at an initial stage of pre-judicial investigation, namely: during detention of the persons suspected of commission of crimes without resolution of the investigative judge, court.

Thursday, 18 December, 08:15, 2014

The seminar on increase of level of experts in the sphere of protection of the right for a freedom of conscience was held

The Commissioner for Human Rights together with Representation of the Council of Europe in Ukraine and National association of lawyers of Ukraine held regular seminar for lawyers and human rights activists concerning mechanisms of protection of human rights which this time had thematic emphasis on issues of upholding of the right of citizens for a freedom of conscience.