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Weekly expert analysis of the most important process in Ukraine.

13 march 2019

JUDICIAL INNOVATION: are the courts moves with the time?

We decided to find out what innovative measures are being used by the courts to improve the comfort and convenience of using court services.

12 march 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 4–11 March

More than 20% of the candidates questioned by the public may be appointed to the Supreme Court.

5 march 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 25 February - 4 March

Article of the Criminal Code on illegal enrichment was recognized unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court.

28 february 2019

Ukraine incorporates Euro-Atlantic integration in the Constitution as a vision of its development

Constitutional amendments came into force on February 21, 2019, the day after their official publication. More information on Julia Kyrychenko's blog.

20 february 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 11–18 February

Dubious decisions by the Congress of Advocates may affect legitimacy of all personnel-related decisions for the judiciary.  

13 february 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 4–11 February

NACP started operating a register of persons who committed corruption and corruption-related offenses. Plenary sessions of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges on candidates to the Supreme Court may be held without representatives of the Public Council of Integrity.

7 february 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 28 January – 4 February

High Qualification Commission of Judges demonstrates different standards of conduct while interacting with the Public Council of International Experts and the Public Council of Integrity.

29 january 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 21–28 January

Shooting team of the "Stop corruption" project was attacked in Kyiv.  

28 january 2019

The Anti-Corruption agenda for candidates who run for the President of Ukraine

Leading anti-corruption organizations call on presidential candidates to present their proposals of solving key problems of the state anti-corruption policy.

28 january 2019

Media Invite. January 29, Round table Disciplinary responsibility of prosecutors in Ukraine

On Tuesday, January 29, the Centre for Policy and Legal Reform will host a round table "Disciplinary Responsibility of Prosecutors in Ukraine", with the support of the Council of Europe and the European Union

22 january 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 14-21 January

Unconstitutional selection of candidates for the positions of the Constitutional Court judgesin the Parliament: consideration by the Constitutional Court.

15 january 2019

Political Points of the CPLR for 7-14 January

Public Council of International Experts has questioned the integrity of 47 of the 113 candidates for the positions of judges of the High Anticorruption Court.

14 january 2019
14 january 2019

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Reform Digest №10: November-December 2018

Digest is dedicated to the process of reform of law enforcement authorities in Ukraine and criminal justice legislation. 

10 january 2019

Newsletter of the CPLR #14 (December)

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.

10 december 2018

Newsletter #13 (November)

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.

4 december 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 26 November - 3 December

Weekly Political Points: State Bureau of Investigation began its functioning, Imposing of the legal regime of martial law in Ukraine.

27 november 2018

Press briefing "Deputies raise the issue of unconstitutionality of the selection of CCU judges in the Parliament"

Viktoria Ptashnyk, Julia Kyrychenko and Bogdan Bondarenko will discuss the content and importance of constitutional submission on verification of constitutionality of article 208-4 of Rules of Procedures of the Verkhovna Rada.

26 november 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 19-26 November

Position of the CPLR: imposition of martial law for 60 days makes it impossible to hold the next regular presidential election.

20 november 2018

Three years of the National Police Law: the history of success and resistance of the system

Oleksandr Banchuk, the expert of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform analysed the major changes, achievements and failures of law enforcement reform in Ukraine.

8 november 2018

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Reform Digest №9: September-October 2018

Digest is dedicated to the process of reform of law enforcement authorities in Ukraine and criminal justice legislation. 

7 november 2018

Newsletter of the CPLR #12 (October)

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.

7 november 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 29 October – 5 November

Weekly Political Points: the court acquitted a member of the High Council of Justice Pavlo Grechkivsky, who was accused of fraud, the Council of Europe presented a negative opinion on the draft law on criminal offenses No.7279-d, which was previously publicly supported by the Head of the EU Advisory Mission.

31 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 22–29 October

Weekly Political Points: сompetition to the High Anticorruption Court began with discrimination

29 october 2018

Constitutionalizing Ukraine’s EU-NATO Aspirations: Genuine conviction or electoral strategy?

Julia Kyrychenko about the strategic course of Ukraine to gain full-fledged membership in the EU and NATO. 

23 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 15–22 October

Weekly Political Points: deputies may make the investigation of corruption crimes more complicated due to excessive control over forensic examinations.

23 october 2018

4 years of changes in the Prosecutor's Office of ukraine: two steps forward, one back

Oleksandr Banchuk about highlights of the changes in the Prosecutor’s Office in recent years.

18 october 2018

Conclusions made at the international round table Parliamentary immunity and indemnity. Changes to the Constitution

Problematic issues of parliamentary immunity, expert conclusions, options for solving the problem and general conclusion of the international round table.

17 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 8–15 October

Weekly Political Points: people’s deputies suggest limiting access to the declarations of the part of law enforcement officers and making their verification ineffective.

10 october 2018

Political Points of the CPLR for 1–8 October

Weekly Political Points: the State Migration Service shows no desire to resolve the problems in the passport area, NABU initiated a pre-trial investigation into possible illegal enrichment of Serhii Semochko, First Deputy Head of the Foreign Intelligence Service.