About CPLR

Logo of CPLR (Centre of Policy and Legal Reform)The goals

To root democracy, the rule of law and responsible government in Ukraine. CPLR considers as its main task the development of and support for the implementation of such reforms that are appropriate to safeguarding democracy and the rule of law in Ukraine and that will, in the future, result in the membership of our country in the EU.

The mission

To support the implementation of the institutional reforms, which could provide the democracy, rule of law and proper governance in Ukraine.

CPLR elaborates and promotes implementing reforms in Ukraine in such areas:

  • Constitutional order;
  • Public administration;
  • Judiciary;
  • Criminal justice;
  • Combatting corruption;
  • European integration
  • Access to public information and e-government.

The core expert staff of the CPLR has not been changed within over 10 years. Key experts of CPLR who are coordinators of research work in directions of our activities have PhD degrees and now are leading experts in these areas in Ukraine.

The work of CPLR is useful not only for Ukraine. CPLR’s experience in the areas of administrative justice and administrative offences is being evaluated by international organization such as OSCE/ODIHR and UNDP as worth to be shared with other post-soviet countries. So experts of CPLR have been involved in work on Code of Administrative Justice, Code of Administrative Offenses and Code of Administrative Procedures in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.