Adoption of human rights training within SSU Academy now vital, say experts after final leg of programmeJuly 18, 2017
Last week, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) completed a nationwide programme of human-rights training for officers from the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). The programme was an ambitious one, because it was the first dedicated, stand-alone, training in human rights that the SSU has participated in. Human rights is at the heart of reform, […]
€98,000 equipment donation to improve investigation, analytical and training capacities of Kharkiv policeJuly 13, 2017
On 13 July, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine handed over equipment worth €98,000 to the National Police of Kharkiv region. In order to enhance the investigation capacities of the police in the ‘oblast’, EUAM donated 40 desktop computers, forensic kits, forensic cameras, printers and electrostatic dust print lifters to Chuhuiv Police Station. The […]
Success of any team depends on leadership skills, says EUAM boss in KhmelnitskyJuly 05, 2017
On 4 July, the EU Advisory Mission held a seminar on leadership to senior management team at Khmelnitskiy Police Headquarters and Patrol Police senior managers based in the region. The seminar aimed at providing an overview over modern leadership and management approaches, delegation techniques and empowerment in change management. EUAM senior managers and experts gave […]
General Prosecutor and EU leaders agree way ahead for prosecution reform at EUAM headquartersJuly 03, 2017
General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko, EUAM Head of Mission Kestutis Lančinskas, Deputy Prosecutor General Yevhenii Yenin, EUAM Head of Operations Udo Möller During comprehensive discussions held last Friday evening, the General Prosecutor of Ukraine, Yuri Lutsenko, assured the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, Hugues Mingarelli, and the Head of the […]
As Constitution Day approaches, EUAM advises Ukrainian Parliament legal officers on improved drafting of legislationJune 27, 2017
On 26-27 June 2017, international experts were invited to the Ukrainian Parliament to deliver a set of trainings aimed at improving the way that legislation is drafted in Ukraine. Specifically, the trainings were targeted at legal officers in Parliamentary Committees responsible for drafting legislation related to reform of the law enforcement and rule of law […]
Nationwide EUAM programme results in 385 new Community Policing trainersJune 23, 2017
With today’s graduation ceremony in Chernihiv, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has concluded the seventh and final phase of Community Policing training for patrol police and district officers. The programme covered all regions of Ukraine and the result is 385 new Community Policing trainers. These new trainers are now ready to share their knowledge […]
“One Voice” principle in official communications receives support at the heart of governmentJune 23, 2017
The Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman addressed a group of around 100 press officers and spokespersons from different state institutions at the first All-Ukrainian Conference on Government Communications on Friday 23 June. The aim of the event, which took place at the Cabinet of Ministers Club in Kyiv was strengthening government communications in Ukraine. […]
EUAM calls for radical improvement in criminal investigations in UkraineJune 15, 2017
The Fourth meeting of the Parliament-Civil Society Platform — a joint initiative of the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) and OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine (OSCE PCU) — brought together 180 senior law enforcement officials, parliamentarians, experts and civil society activists in Kyiv to elaborate concrete steps aimed at boosting the effectiveness of criminal investigations in Ukraine […]
Ukraine one step closer to aligning with EUROPOL’s methodology for Serious and Organised Crime Threat AssessmentsJune 14, 2017
Following a 5-day training taking place from 12-16 June 2017, Ukrainian law enforcement agencies will be one step closer to developing Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessments (SOCTA), which conform to the approach taken by EUROPOL. The training, organised by the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM), is being delivered in Kyiv by EUROPOL experts. The […]
New MoIA centre providing 250 services for citizens opens in OdesaJune 09, 2017
The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) today participated in the opening of a new Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA) service centre in Odesa. The centre provides citizens with 250 types of services per day: issuing driving licenses, vehicle registration, certificates of no criminal record, etc. Citizens in Odesa will now be served by 18 administrators, many of […]
Entry into force of visa-free regime is reward for reform, says Ukraine’s border agencyJune 02, 2017
Ukraine’s Border Management Assistance Group (BMAG) met for the 6th time at EUAM’s headquarters in Kyiv today, and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS) used the opportunity to outline its reform achievements ahead of the entry into force of the visa-free regime with the EU on 11 June.
Equipment worth €13,000 to aid learning process at police training centre in LvivJune 01, 2017
The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine today handed over equipment worth €13,000 to the Regional Training Centre of the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) in Lviv Region.
Graduates of EUAM’s management training to play central role in development of Annual Safety Programme in Merefa, Kharkiv regionMay 31, 2017
At a ceremony today to mark the end of a middle management training in Merefa, Kharkiv Region for managers from the Police, Public Prosecutor’s Office and Security Service of Ukraine, the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine reaffirmed its commitment to assisting Merefa develop a Community Safety Strategy, applying EU best practice.
EUAM and National Police agree road map for further cooperation in key reform areasMay 29, 2017
Cooperation between the senior management of the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) and the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) stepped up a gear today after a meeting that lasted for more than six hours.
Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine creates Human Rights Unit with EUAM supportMay 26, 2017
At a meeting with experts from the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) on Tuesday 23 May, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of the Interior Tetiana Kovalchuk announced that the Ministry had set up a dedicated Human Rights Department.