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10 july 2019

12 July Press conference "Judicial reform in the eyes of citizens: what can influence on trust to judges in positive way"

On July 12, a press conference "Judicial reform in the eyes of citizens: what can influence on trust to judges in positive way" will take place in the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre. During the event, experts will present the results of a sociological survey on citizens' awareness of judicial reform and attitude towards the judicial system as a whole. The survey was conducted with the financial support of the European Union within the framework of the project “Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Facilitating Democratic Reforms and Increasing Accountability, Responsibility, and Quality of Government”.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Citizens’ awareness of the judicial reform
  • How citizens assess the independence and integrity of judges today
  • What affects citizens' confidence in the courts and judges
  • What, in the opinion of citizens, is necessary to make sure that the trust in courts is higher

Media representatives are warmly invited to attend.

What?

Press conference "Judicial reform in the eyes of citizens: what can influence on trust to judges in positive way"

Where?

Ukraine Crisis Media Centre, 2 Khreshchatyk St, Kyiv

When?

July 12, 10:00-10:45

Participants:

  • Iryna Bekeshkina, Director of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation
  • Roman Kuybida, PhD in Law, procedural law expert, Deputy Head of the Board of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform
  • Andriy Kozlov, expert on judiciary, member of High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine (26.10.2016-27.06.2019)

The event will be held in Ukrainian.

Media accreditation is required. For more information contact Mariana Doboni via doboni@pravo.org.ua or at 066 335 8283.

Background Information: The two-year EU-funded project “Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Facilitating Democratic Reforms and Increasing Accountability, Responsibility, and Quality of Government” lasts from October 1, 2017 until September 30, 2019. Its goal is to raise awareness of experts, the public and media about reforms in the judicial and constitutional sector, fight against corruption, criminal justice, etc. In particular, the project implementer – the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform has already held various events to inform society about the selection of judges to the Constitutional Court, the state funding of parties, the activities of anti-corruption bodies, the reform of the Supreme Court, and prospects of the launch of the State Bureau of Investigations. The project’s budget is EUR 762,000.

Попередня новина 18 september 2019
Наступна новина 9 july 2019