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In the scope of current reform of the residence registration system in Ukraine, the analysis of the French system was proven relevant. Indeed, what is looked for in a potential new Ukrainian system is the simplicity and the security for citizens to register their residence? For the French citizen, it is the case. Without any compulsory registration, but with many mechanisms of declaring the residence, the French citizens benefit from a simple system

22 may 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 14 - 21 May

Political Points of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform include a weekly expert analysis. Political forces and financial clans want to have an influence on the selection of judges of the Anticorruption Court; improving the activities of the SBI; the unconstitutionality of e-declaration for activists.

22 may 2018

Roman Kuybida: Poroshenko to create puppet anti-graft court

Members of the Public Integrity Council accuse President Petro Poroshenko of deceiving foreign partners and trying to create a fake anti-corruption court.

14 may 2018

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Reform Digest #6

Digest for March-April 2018 is dedicated to the process of reform of law enforcement authorities in Ukraine, first of all of police, prosecution authorities, State Bureau of Investigation and criminal justice legislation

8 may 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 30 April - 7 May

Political Points of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform include a weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc. 

8 may 2018

Newsletter of the CPLR for April, 2018

The monthly newsletter of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform is devoted to the analysis of the state reform, in particular in the areas of parliamentarism and elections, constitutional and judicial reform, civil service, anti-corruption, etc. The purpose of the publication is to raise the awareness among citizens and to strengthen their ability to influence the state authorities in order to accelerate democratic reforms and establish proper governance in Ukraine

27 april 2018

Problems that complicate the reforming of ministries in Ukraine

Experts of the Centre for Policy and Legal Reform and the Reanimation Package of Reforms have also analyzed the state of the Strategy’s implementation in 2016-2017. The main problems experienced in the course of the ministries reform are as follows.

26 april 2018

The project EU4PAR in Ukraine is launching a Call for Application of candidates to identify and select qualified and experienced professionals to become project experts on public administration reform

The project EU4PAR in Ukraine, financed by the EU, is launching a Call for Application of candidates to identify and select qualified and experienced professionals to become project experts on public administration reform (PAR). The selected candidates will support implementation of the Project in Ukraine and have an opportunity to work on PAR with the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers, the National Agency for Civil Service and other institutions of Ukraine’s public administration

25 april 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 16 - 23 April

Political Points of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform include a weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc.

19 april 2018

Analytical Report 'Semi-presidentialism and Inclusive Governance in Ukraine: Reflections for Constitutional Reform'

This report assesses the ways in which the semi-presidential form of government can be best structured to promote stable, democratic and inclusive governance in Ukraine. It does so by analysing key challenges to Ukraine’s  constitutional stability in recent decades, presenting relevant comparative knowledge from other semi-presidential systems in the region and globally, and offering reflections on the Ukrainian context

6 april 2018

The newsletter of the CPLR No6 for March 2018

Parliament’s Sabotage of Electoral Reform, Government Proposes Legislative Regulation for the Country’s Administrative and Territorial Structure, Parliament Members Kill the Draft Law on Public Consultations, Civic Integrity Council Ceased Participation in Qualification Evaluation of Judges and other news there are in the Newsletter

5 april 2018

A constitutional complaint as a new way to protect your rights

In the infographics you can quickly find out how to correctly implement inalienable constitutional right 

3 april 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 26 March - 2 April

Political Points include a weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc.

27 march 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 19 - 26 March

Political Points include a weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc. 

26 march 2018

Activity Report of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform for 2017

Activity Report for 2017 includes CPLR’s achievements within key processes in 2017, analytical products and media activity, publications and budget of the organization

26 march 2018

What offences will the SBI investigate after starting a full fledged activity?

There is a visual explanation on the examples of the last offences that fall under the authority of the State Bureau of Investigation

26 march 2018

Legal Think Tanks and Governments Capacity Building Report is finally published

Reports from six CEE countries (Czechia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine) prove that despite local differences, there are similar challenges pertaining to interactions between think tanks and governments. This report presents common conclusions offered by selected LTTs based on their experience, best practices and recommendations

21 march 2018

Establishing the Anticorruption Court in Ukraine: How to Not Make It an Instrument of the Corrupt Officials

The first most important question is the selection of judges, which needs to be organized in a manner that only the experts who secured unanimous support from representatives of the public, the international partners, and lastly from the Ukrainian government bodies could become anticorruption judges. CPLR experts, Roman Kuybida and Mykola Khavroniuk, explained the crucial aspects could still be taken into account during the revisions of the draft law on anticorruption court

21 march 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 12 - 19 March

Political Points include a weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc. 

13 march 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 5 - 12 March

Political Points include a weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc. 

12 march 2018

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Reform Digest #5

Digest for January-February 2018 is dedicated to the process of reform of law enforcement authorities in Ukraine, first of all of police, prosecution authorities, State Bureau of Investigation and criminal justice legislation

6 march 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 26 February - 5 March

Political Points include a weekly expert analysis of the most important processes in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc. 

6 march 2018

The monthly newsletter of the CPLR for February 2018

The newsletter is devoted to describe the most up-to-date events and processes that took place in Ukraine in February 2018, as well as a brief expert analysis of them 

28 february 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 20-26 February, 2018

Political Points of the CPLR include a weekly expert analysis of the most important process in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combatting corruption, criminal justice, etc.

21 february 2018

4 positions in the Constitutional Court remain vacant for a long time, 2 - by the Verkhovna Rada and 2 - by the President

The President needs to immediately exercise his personnel authorities regarding the appointment of 2 judges of the Constitutional Court based on the results of a competitive selection. In other words, two candidates with the highest rating of the competition commission leaving other candidates far behind (S. Golovatyi, V. Lemak) should be appointed

20 february 2018

On the way to building a service state

Over the last decade the culture of communication between citizens and officials in Ukraine has begun to actively develop and gradually move to a new quality level. Despite significant progress, the fight against bureaucracy in the area of provision of administrative services is still ongoing. What problem we have and how to solve them?

5 february 2018

The CPLR expands its scope of activities by launching a new direction "Medical Law and Healthcare Reforms"

A feature of the activity within the direction will be conducting research on the rights of doctors and patients, providing analytical support for the necessary organizational and structural changes in various areas of the health care system. This is a fundamental difference from other organizations, which focus mainly on the financial aspects of the health care system functioning

1 february 2018

The monthly newsletter of the CPLR for January 2018

Reintegration: Has the State Policy Been Defined? Controversial steps in the development of civil service reform, International partners have criticized the presidential draft law on anti-corruption court, Parliament referred the draft law on criminal misdemeanors for review and revision Political authorities made yet another attempt to “rein in” the NABU through the NACP’s hands - these and other news are here. Read the future in the now!

31 january 2018

Constitutional Justice Reform: No Results Yet

In June 2016, the constitutional reform in the area of justice took place in Ukraine, part of which was reforming the status of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine aimed at ensuring its independence. Politically motivated decisions of the Constitutional Court under the Yanukovych regime, notably the unconstitutional change of the Constitution in September of 2010, clearly highlighted the problem of dependence of constitutional justice in Ukraine

28 january 2018

Analytical Report 'Establishment of the new Supreme Court: key lessons'

Analysts from the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform and DEJURE Foundation tracked and recorded the course of the competition to the Supreme Court and prepared an analytical report thereon. For the first time, the selection of judges to the highest judicial institution proceeded through an open competition which lasted almost a year and ended in November 2017. Already in December that year, the new court started its operation

15 january 2018

The fourth issue of Ukrainian Law Enforcement Reform Digest (November-December)

Digest is dedicated to the process of reform of law enforcement authorities in Ukraine, first of all – police, prosecution authorities, State Bureau of Investigation and criminal justice legislation