Crime prevention through environmental design: a webinar to sensitise Ukrainian police officersJune 03, 2020
Officers from the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) in Kharkiv this week attended a webinar on ‘Crime prevention through environmental design’ (CPTED)
International Children’s Day: Nordic ‘Barnahus’ model serves interests of kids in legal trialsJune 01, 2020
Earlier today, International Children’s Day, EUAM’s Senior Advisor on Prosecution, Helena Lundgren, introduced the Nordic ‘Barnahus’ model to judges in Lviv during a workshop dedicated to the protection of children. ‘Barnahus’ literally means Children’s House. It is a child-friendly, interdisciplinary and multi-agency centre for child victims and witnesses where children can be interviewed and medically […]
Ukraine’s human rights strategy: pandemic ‘should not be used as a pretext to limit rule of law’May 27, 2020
During a public discussion on Ukraine’s National Strategy for Human Rights 2020-23, organised by the Ministry of Justice this week, EUAM’s Deputy Head of Mission Fredrik Wesslau addressed some of the previous Strategy’s achievements and weaknesses, and pointed to aspects that need to be considered for the revised document. Parliamentarians, governmental officials, civil society and […]
British advocacy experts advise Ukraine judges and advocates to ‘make every word count’ in remote hearingsMay 22, 2020
Six senior British advocacy experts yesterday provided an overview of how the working landscape for lawyers and judges is now being transformed, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
EUAM launches a series of webinars on tackling cybercrime during Covid-19May 19, 2020
The spread of Covid-19 has a huge impact on people and the economy, and it has also offered criminals the chance to become more inventive in this changing world.
Joint Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and BiphobiaMay 17, 2020
By the Ambassadors and Heads of Missions to Ukraine of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Delegation of the European Union, Denmark, European Union Advisory Mission, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia […]
EUAM urges Ukrainian prosecutors to become ‘truth seekers’ in courtMay 15, 2020
Up to 100 prosecutors from western regions of Ukraine yesterday joined a webinar on courtroom advocacy, conducted by experts at EUAM’s Field Office Lviv. Good public speaking skills is an effective technique to present evidence, address a court persuasively and present a case in a manner which is clear, structured and efficient. Courtroom advocacy, the […]
EU and its partners provide protective equipment for the front line heroes engaged in fight against Covid-19May 07, 2020
The European Union, through the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) today reached out to Ukrainian institutions caught up in the fight against Covid-19 by donating protective equipment to those on the frontline who are putting their lives and well-being at risk.
In times of crisis, curbs on freedom ‘need to be temporary and proportional’May 06, 2020
EUAM Advisor on Rule of Law at the mission’s Kharkiv Field Office, Saer Ammar, today completed a three-day online workshop on human rights in law enforcement.
Domestic violence and quarantine: situation becomes more grave under lockdownMay 01, 2020
Yesterday, officials from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA) and police officers specialised in preventing and combating domestic violence participated in an online seminar (webinar) to address the issue of sexual and gender-based violence, and also violence against children, under the COVID-19 quarantine.
Organised crime: prosecutors from western regions tackle phenomenon that ‘knows no borders’April 30, 2020
More than 140 prosecutors from the four western regions of Ukraine (Lviv, Zakarpattya, Rivne and Chernivtsi) yesterday took part in a webinar organised by EUAM’s Mobile Unit I and Lviv Field Office.
EUAM completes two-week public-order workshop for cadets involved in COVID-19 fightApril 24, 2020
The EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) yesterday completed a two-week long online workshop for cadets of the Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs, many of whose students are engaged in field operations at the moment, assisting police to maintain order in line with Covid-19 quarantine restrictions.
NPU: ‘We all are in an equal situation facing this common threat’April 22, 2020
After a specific request from the Human Rights Compliance Department of National Police of Ukraine, three international advisors from the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) hosted a webinar last week.
Justice in a time of pandemic: EU judges share judicial practices with Ukrainian peersApril 17, 2020
Justice should be delivered and access to justice provided under any circumstances. This was the main message from a webinar organised by EU Advisory Mission experts in Odesa yesterday, an event that brought together almost 50 participants from across the EU and Ukraine.
EUAM experts, teachers and cadets go online to tackle organised crimeApril 15, 2020
With the COVID-19 lockdown worldwide, unfortunately organised crime is taking no break from its illegal activities – it merely adjusts and evolves. Law-enforcement agencies are therefore facing new challenges on top of existing ones on a daily basis. It is for this reason that the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) yesterday brought EU experts together […]