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PCF-I.1-HR   I.1. Strengthening the implementation of European Human Rights standards at regional and national level
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Narrative (Work Plan)
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
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5 795 000
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    Project Purpose 5      2015/DG I/JP/3237   Strengthening the implementation of European Human rights standards in Ukraine 1 700 000 
    (53 Activities) Narrative
    Component 1. Strengthening the Ombudsperson’s Office operational capacities in Ukraine

    Component 2. Support to police reform and fighting against ill-treatment and impunity

    Component 3. Implementation of ECHR
    Expected Result 5.1 1.Ombudsperson staff and civil society monitors are empowered to carry out National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) functions, making the institutional mechanism effective and operational;

    2.Awareness on the NPM, role and functions of the Ombudsperson’s Office are raised with institutional stakeholders;

    3.The Ombudsperson’s Office staff respect data protection and non-discrimination provisions in carrying out their work;

    4.The Ombudsperson’s Office staff capacity is increased to advocate data protection and non-discrimination cases.

    1a. Monitoring visits to places of deprivation of liberty carried out by Ombudsperson's office (OPO) and civil society monitors in line with CoE standards and Paris Principles to address the shortcomings related to ill-treatment, increase by 10%;

    1b. Increased quality of internal guidance to properly fulfill the Preventive Mechanism function by OPO and civil society organizations, in line with CoE recommendations;

    2. Increased awareness of relevant stakeholders, such as penitentiary services, on the preventive mechanism and the role of the OPO;

    3. and 4. Increased number of effectively advocated discrimination and data protection cases by the OPO

    1. Monitoring reports, expert assessment

    2. Survey and qualitative interviews/focus groups

    3. Survey and qualitative interviews with Ombudsperson staff, complaints by concerned citizens, expert assessment

    4. Survey and qualitative interviews with Ombudsperson staff and concerned citizens, statistics of official registers
    Political and security situation does not worsen (remains stable)

    Legal basis for Ombudsperson’s mandate remains
    Expected Result 5.2 1.The authorities of Ukraine have sufficient expertise to conduct the police reform in line with European standards;

    2.The law enforcement reforms incorporate measures for implementing the policy of zero tolerance towards ill-treatment;

    3.Institutional capacities to prevent and effectively investigate ill-treatment allegations in conformity with the ECHR standards are strengthened.

    1. The police reform implemented in Ukraine by the end of 2017 is considered in line with European standards. At least 75% of the CoE recommendations are taken into account and implemented;

    2. An increased proportion of CoE recommendations on the safeguards against ill-treatment as required by the ECHR are integrated in the material and procedural legislation of Ukraine by the end of 2017;

    3. An appropriate institutional framework to implement the safeguards against ill-treatment is set up by the end of 2017;

    4. An increase in the number of prosecutions and proportionate convictions of those involved in ill-treatment (by the end of 2017 an increase by 100% as compared to 2014).

    The Official Gazette of Ukraine and corresponding reviews and opinions of the CoE (for laws and other regulatory acts). Reports by CoE monitoring bodies. Statistics of the ECtHR case law.

    Reports by target instit., national and international NGOs
    Political and security situation does not worsen (remains stable);

    Continuous political support for the police reform and project’s objectives;

    Commitment to reforms, transparency and openness on the part of the primary target institutions and of other stakeholders.
    Expected Result 5.3 1. 100 judges/prosecutors are trained on ECHR norms and implementation mechanism;

    2. Training courses on the ECHR-related aspects are fully incorporated into continuous legal education;

    3. A HELP curriculum on Evidence and proofs in the light of the ECHR developed and tested;

    4. The HELP curriculum on labor rights is adapted to the needs of the Ukrainian legal professionals;

    5. A HELP Info Point is appointed by the UNBA;

    6. 125 lawyers complete the HELP course on admissibility criteria in applications submitted to the ECtHR;

    7. HELP self-learning materials on the ECHR and on the ESC are translated into Ukrainian and made available on the HELP national page for Ukraine.

    1. At least two new course from HELP curricula on the ECHR are integrated into the continuous education programme of the National School for Judges;

    2. More than 50% of legal professionals in Ukraine know and use HELP training resources in Ukrainian, while 75% of trainers on the ECHR at national level use HELP;

    3. A 50%reported increase in the relevant application of ECHR and the ESC by legal professionals trained by HELP).

    Courses on the HELP website;
    Statistics of use of HELP courses;
    Training reports;
    Feedback from training participants and trainers;
    A letter of appointment of the HELP Info Point;
    Statistics of use of self-learning materials.
    Political and security situation does not worsen (remains stable);

    Commitment of stakehoders.

      * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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