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20 june 2018 Police Commissions in Ukraine: Summary of the report and infographics This research is the first basic description of activity of police commissions. It includes the information on formation of commissions, problems of legislative regulation of their activity, judicial practice of appealing against decisions of commissions and other elements of this mechanism of public control.
20 june 2018 International roundtable “The Constitutional Principles of Legislative Activities in Ukraine” On June 27, 2018 the International roundtable “The Constitutional Principles of Legislative Activities in Ukraine” will be held at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The event is organized by USAID RADA Program, Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) with the EU support
19 june 2018 Presentation of the First Report on Police Commissions in Ukraine. Join to discussion! On Wednesday, June 20, the CPLR and the UMDPL Association will hold an expert discussion, the First Report on Police Commissions in Ukraine will be presented. The experts will discuss about why such commissions are needed, if there are enough police commissions in Ukraine, what they actually carry out from statutory powers, and how often the courts cancel their decisions
12 june 2018 Political Points of the CPLR for 4 - 11 June Weekly Political Points: what is needed to regulate the procedure for holding an all-Ukrainian referendum, how it is necessary to finalize the law on criminal offenses, why it is impossible to prohibit “release to bail” of persons suspected of committing a serious corruption offence and how to launch the anti-corruption court.
8 june 2018 Anti-corruption court wins; experts still assessing law It’s taken two years, two competing drafts laws and two worried letters to the government from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, but on June 7 Ukraine’s parliament finally passed the second and final reading of a bill to create an anti-corruption court
7 june 2018 'Because of the flaws in the constitutional design we are losing time for development, which Ukraine doesn't have so much', - Julia Kyrychenko, Member of the Board of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform. More results of the International Round-Table 'Semi-presidentialism and Inclusive Governance in Ukraine: Reflections for Constitutional Reform' are in the video from the Round-Table
5 june 2018 The newsletter of the CPLR for May, 2018 The newsletter of the CPLR No8 is devoted to: Resubordination of the SFS and the State Reserve Agency, preliminary conclusions of the work on the draft law on the administrative procedure, the impact of Russian aggression on the judicial system in the East of Ukraine, сorruption in Ukrainian football, etc.
5 june 2018 Political Points of the CPLR for 29 May - 4 June Political Points of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform. Who forms the attitude to corruption in Ukraine, - expert thoughts.
30 may 2018 Political Points of the CPLR for 21 - 29 May Political Points of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform. Why is the publication of acts on the termination of the ATO so important? Read in the weekly expert analysis.
28 may 2018 An unconstitutional Law on Referendum was abolished in Ukraine On April 26, 2018, the Constitutional Court declared unconstitutional the Law “On All-Ukrainian Referendum”, which was adopted at the time of Yanukovych. The decision of the Constitutional Court to declare the Law “On All-Ukrainian Referendum” unconstitutional has stopped the possibility of conducting manipulative national referenda in Ukraine.