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#PrideMonth: 10 facts you may not know about the ‘Pride March’June 24, 2020
Each June, in many cities around the world, Pride marches are organised to celebrate self-acceptance and defend the legal rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders and others (LGBT+)
EUAM trains police instructors in Kharkiv on first aidJune 18, 2020
EUAM’s Field Office in Kharkiv has started to assist local police deliver first aid to citizens, through a course that includes 20 online lessons and nine practical training sessions. The aim is not only to train Kharkiv’s police officers in first aid for emergencies, but also to assist them to gain qualifications so they can pass on this knowledge […]
Digital instruments are saving grace for EUAM advisors and beneficiariesApril 27, 2020
EUAM is carrying out virtual webinars to support its Ukrainian partners through the lockdown situation.
EUAM and UAWLE visit Kyiv school to speak about women in law-enforcementMarch 10, 2020
Last week EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) experts, joined by the representatives of the Ukrainian Association of Women in Law Enforcement (UAWLE), visited Kyiv School #112 for an ‘open’ lesson on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.
How to prove a case to a judge: tell a good story!February 21, 2020
Courtroom advocacy – the art of persuasion needed by prosecutors – is not just about knowledge, it is also a skill. EUAM has conducted several workshops on advocacy for Ukrainian prosecutors, most recently in Lviv, where prosecutors worked on delivering case presentations to the court in a structured and logical way – the objective being […]
EUAM brings domestic violence actors together in Kharkiv regionJanuary 31, 2020
Ukraine passed new national legislation on domestic violence at the end of 2018, which entered into force at the beginning of 2019. On the back of that, EUAM has brought together the various agencies that play a role in combating domestic violence: namely the NPU, prosecution, regional state administration, and social services. These workshops, which […]
Road safety stats show Ukraine faring poorly compared with EU neighboursDecember 20, 2019
Road safety is one of the most common security concerns for Ukrainian citizens, over 2,700 of whom died in fatal accidents between January and October of this year alone.
Selfless and proud: the service dogs of Ukraine’s Civilian Security SectorDecember 05, 2019
Several of Ukraine’s civilian security sector institutions use service dogs during the course of day-to-day law enforcement operations. They are the unheralded heroes when it comes to keeping Ukraine safe. EUAM is supporting the dogs (and their trainers) on an ongoing basis, and here we pay tribute to just four of the finest.
EUAM: five years of achievementsNovember 29, 2019
With EUAM celebrating our 5th birthday yesterday, it is time to reflect on the progress made, but also redouble our efforts to support further reform of the Civilian Security Sector in Ukraine.
Feeling dizzy? Don’t get behind a wheelNovember 07, 2019
Breath analyzers, drunk simulation goggles and cell phones – this diverse range of equipment served a purpose at the Road Traffic Safety awareness meeting in Lviv Medial College this week. EUAM experts together with Patrol Police spoke with students about drunk driving. To let them feel how alcohol hampers coordination and reflexes, the students also tried to orientate with drunk simulation goggles. The breath analyzers, earlier donated by EUAM, […]
Finding invisible tracesOctober 28, 2019
How to collect criminal evidence invisible to the naked eye? The answer to this tangled question was provided by a team of international experts, who conducted a Crime Scene Photography Training organised by EUAM last week in Lviv. The participants were inspector-criminalist from all regions of Ukraine, who are among the first police officers to arrive to […]
EUAM Head of Mission visits Odesa regionSeptember 25, 2019
Over two busy days this week, the Head of EUAM, Antti Hartikainen visited the Odesa region. He travelled to the Ukraine-Moldova border together with counterparts from the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine, the Border Police of Moldova and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, where they had a chance to review […]
Opening of the renewed Canine Unit of the Zhytomyr Educational Center for Police TrainingSeptember 11, 2019
EUAM is happy to be part of the opening of the renewed Canine Unit of the Zhytomyr Educational Center for Police Training. Earlier, EUAM supported the National Police canine officers to fulfill their duties by donating dog trailers. Check out the pictures from this week’s Open All-round Canine Championship of the National Police. More than 40 […]
Head of EUAM assesses pilot project with Kirovohrad regional policeAugust 08, 2019
The Head of EUAM, Antti Hartikainen, travelled to Kropyvnytskyi this week to track progress of the ongoing regional police pilot project aimed at re-structuring and optimization of police functions in Kirovohrad region, in line with EU best practices. Mr Hartikainen visited the regional Police Training Centre, where EUAM has also been active, and met with […]
EUAM staff advocate for equality and tolerance at Equality MarchJune 23, 2019
EUAM staff members, including Acting Head of Mission, Fredrik Wesslau, today joined an estimated 8,000 people on the streets of Kyiv to advocate for greater equality and tolerance, as part of the 2019 Kyiv Pride march. EUAM public-order experts were stationed at strategic points along the route, and they were glad to report that the […]