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17 February 2020

Activity Details (ID# 27377)  

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Title Workshop on the public image of the Judiciary in Ukraine 
Description Workshop organised for appeal court judges and court press officers. 
Status Completed 
Date 18/06/2009 - 19/06/2009 
Location Sudak, Ukraine
Countries CoE Members: Ukraine
  Joint Programme Activity - UKR-TEJSU
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP UKR-TEJSU - Transparency, independence and efficiency of the judicial system and increased access to justice for all citizens in Ukraine    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2008/DGHL/JP/1798   Ukraine: Transparency and efficiency of the Judicial System of Ukraine
Expected Result 1.1 - Agenda for continuous development of legal reform adjusted; Institutional capacity building for the strengthening of the judiciary (including the GP Office) is promoted.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Rule of Law
Line of Action ⇒ II.1 – Functioning and efficiency of justice
Programme ☆ II.1.1  Functioning and efficiency of justice
Project 2008/DGHL/1423 Capacity building of the organisation of independent judicial systems and strengthening the role of the judicial professions
Expected Result 2 Reinforcement of institutions guaranteeing the independence and quality of judges.

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Workshop (excl. training) 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
CoE Contact HOLUB, Radek   email
Partners High Council of Justice - National Institution
Council of Judges - National Institution
Last Modified 16/07/2009 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 27377) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To discuss reasons for a negative perception of the Ukrainian judiciary by the public and the media; to find possible solutions 
Output/Results The participants discussed
- what is the public image of the judiciary,
- reasons for critical attitudes towards the courts in the public opinion,
- how can situation be improved'
International experts made presentations on issues to consider when developing an (improved) communication strategy for the Ukrainian judiciary.
The participants then worked in small groups on ideas on steps which should be taken.
Conclusions/Follow Up  
Participants Appeal court judges and court press officers 
Consultants/Experts Ingrid Blaauw, judge
Wolfgang Tiede, expert in judiciary
Yuriy Mukhin, USAID expert
Yevhen Hlibovytsky, journalist and consultant
Oleksandr Volkov, judge
Olena Zakharova, advocate 
CoE Secretariat RAlf Alleweldt
Joanna Marszalik
Irina Zaretska
Yulia Skarbovska 
Total No. Participants 50 
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