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06 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 23592)  

 
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Title Training on “Practical Skills for the Implementation of the Law of Ukraine on Access to Public Information at the local level” 
Description On September 13 the project organized a training for trainers “Practical Skills for the Implementation of the Law of Ukraine on Access to Public Information at the local level”, who will deliver a series of regional seminars regarding the implementation of the law on access to public information. The CoE expert-coach, Executive Director of the Bulgarian Access to Information Program Dr Gergana Jouleva shared her experience of effective access to information trainings for public officials with the group of Ukrainian trainers. The curriculum for the regional trainings on the implementation of the law on access to public information was also finalized. 
Status Completed 
Date 13/09/2011 
Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Countries CoE Members: Ukraine
  Bilateral
Contributors Bulgaria - Other
  Joint Programme Activity - Ukr-Media
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Ukr-Media - Promoting European Standards in the Ukrainian Media Environment    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2008/DGHL/JP/2113   Promotion of European Standards in the Ukrainian Media Environment
Expected Result 1.3 - Journalists and editorial staff develop professional working methods on the basis of best practices in Europe
 PoA
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Democracy
Line of Action ⇒ III.3 – Promoting Democratic Governance and Stability
Programme ☆ III.3.2  Good governance, Internet and Media

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Training Course 
Directorate Human Rights and Legal Affairs 
CoE Contact DERVISAGIC, Lejla   email
Last Modified 08/12/2011 


Activity Synopsis (ID# 23592) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Presentation of the Bulgarian Access to Information Programme: mission, goals, history, key achievements, implementation methods;highlighting the crucial elements for the future trainers
Discussion of target audience and geography, co-ordination of timeline and organizational issues of the trainings to be held in 6 regional centers (Rivne, Chernivtsi, Donetsk, Khesrson, Sumy and Cherkassy).
 
Output/Results Ms. Gergana Jouleva, Executive Director, Access to Information Programme (Bulgaria) conducted training on implementation of the Access to Information legislation. The Presentation illustrated how the ten years’ systematic efforts advocated for better implementation of the access law led to visible results. The Right to Know Day ceremony and its role for public awareness of the right to know, as well as the balance of data protection legislation and access to public information, especially for cases connected with public information
containing personal data caused the significant interest of the participants. Ms. Jouleva also shared with the participants AIP experience with hypothetical cases for practical exercises which were offered to Bulgarian participants in the trainings on access to information.
In the second main part of the Training, Ukrainian trainers presented their presentations for future trainings on the local level, which were discussed among the participants. Ms. Jouleva took part in these discussions with some ideas on the base of Bulgarian experience.
 
Conclusions/Follow Up The cycle of the training programme “Implementation of the Law of Ukraine on Access to Public Information at the local level” is ready to start.
The organizational issues are resolved.
The team of experts, who will lecture and will facilitate the discussions and practical exercises in the trainings, is formed.
The Methodical Recommendations on the Implementation of the Law of Ukraine on Access to Public Information'' were prepared and published, which will be the practical handbook for public officials from local government in the LAPI implementation period after the trainings.
 
Participants Representatives of the civil society, media-lawyers, journalists 
Consultants/Experts Executive Director of the Bulgarian Access to Information Program Dr Gergana Jouleva 
CoE Secretariat  
Total No. Participants 13 
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08/12/2011 




 
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