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Friday, 20 March, 11:45, 2015

Places of detention in a zone of anti-terrorist operation: what monitors of the national preventive mechanism reveal and the government ignores

On March 24, 2015 at 13:30 in the Ukrainian crisis media center (Kreshchatyk St., 2) the briefing of the monitors will be held who visited places in the anti-terrorist operation zone, in particular the Mariupol pre-trial detention center, psychoneurological boarding schools, nursing homes, boarding schools for children and other establishments in Dzerzhinsk, Artemivsk, Krasnyi Liman and Slavyansk cities. Event is organized by the Center of information for human rights with assistance of the International Renaissance Foundation.

Friday, 20 March, 11:43, 2015

Ms. Iryna Kushnir: "Improvement of the current law of Ukraine "On access to public information" foresees, first of all, strengthening of guarantees of obtaining such information"

The Representative of the Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Iryna Kushnir declared this thesis during the next meeting of the working group for preparation of amendments in some acts in the sphere of access to public information created at the initiative of the Commissioner at the end of last year with participation of representatives of institutes of civil society.

Thursday, 19 March, 16:49, 2015

Protection of human rights – a priority of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017

Today, on March 18, 2015, in Kyiv the presentation of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017 was held which is a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and Ukrainian authorities.

Thursday, 19 March, 11:41, 2015

The Representative of the Commissioner for observance of the rights of internally displaced persons is on a working trip in the Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporozhzhia regions

Within monitoring of a situation concerning observance of the rights of internally displaced persons the Representative of the Commissioner Ms.Zhanna Lukianenko together with representatives of the Danish council for affairs of refugees will visit the Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporozhzhia regions.

Tuesday, 17 March, 14:55, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska will deliver a speech in Geneva concerning a situation in the East of Ukraine

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms.Valeriya Lutkovska left for Geneva with working visit on the occasion of the 28th Annual meeting of the International coordinating committee of national institutions for promotion and protection of human rights (ICC) which will be held on March 11-13, 2015 within a meeting of the UN Council for Human Rights.

Tuesday, 17 March, 11:56, 2015

The meeting of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein was held

During a meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights a state of observance of human rights in Ukraine and pressing problems which exist today were discussed. In particular, the special attention was paid to an issue of observance of the social and economic rights of internally displaced persons and necessity of the nation-wide program of socialization and adaptation of people for life in new conditions.