EUAM goes east prior to official launch of mission field office in MariupolJuly 15, 2020
EUAM’s Head of Mission Antti Hartikainen is this week undertaking a visit to Donetsk oblast to meet with regional authorities and law enforcement agencies both in Kramatorsk and Mariupol, which due to the ongoing conflict requires considerable time and effort to move between the cities. Mr Hartikainen’s visit presents an opportunity to see the picture […]
EUAM presents Polish pre-trial investigation model to Donetsk Region officersJuly 09, 2020
The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) yesterday gave an online workshop on a key issue for criminal-justice reform in Ukraine: the chain of pre-trial investigation
EUAM contributes to international dialogue on THB for removal of organsJuly 08, 2020
The EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) took a part in an international expert meeting on ‘Combating Trafficking in Human Beings for the Removal of Organs’ this week. The two-day online event, organized by the United Nations, OSCE and World Health Organization, brought together leading experts on the matter from around the globe, including medical practitioners and […]
EUAM signs cooperation agreement with the United Nations Development ProgrammeJuly 06, 2020
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine (EUAM) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation in Ukraine.
IAG Statement on SSU reformJune 26, 2020
The International Advisory Group (IAG), bringing together the EU Advisory Mission, EU Delegation, NATO Representation and U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, met today with the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Dmytro Razumkov, to discuss the implementation of Ukraine’s Law on National Security
Law on misdemeanors: simplified approach to save justice system time and moneyJune 25, 2020
With new legislation on misdemeanors in Ukraine coming into force from 1 July, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) this week provided an insight for the Mission’s partners in Kharkiv on how simplifying the criminal procedures for misdemeanor cases assists delivery of justice in EU countries – particularly in Germany.
Child sexual abuse and exploitation: an international teleconference to identify solutionsJune 23, 2020
Last week, the National Academy of Internal Affairs (NAIA) held an online conference to address the possible solutions to ‘Pre-trial investigation and judicial trial of crimes against sexual freedom and sexual inviolability of children’.
Zero Corruption Police: speakers ask if true reform is ‘mission impossible’June 17, 2020
‘Zero Corruption Police: Mission (Im)Possible?’ was the headline given to an online conference that this week gathered prominent Ukrainian and international experts to address anti-corruption efforts in the world. The conference was organised by Ukraine’s foremost English-language media outlet, Kyiv Post, and focused on police corruption in Ukraine. The Head of European Union Advisory Mission […]
Danish and Portuguese police give Donetsk officers flavour of life under lockdownJune 12, 2020
As Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed around Europe, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) yesterday arranged for its police experts from Denmark and Portugal to give an insight into how the pandemic has impacted police operations in those countries. Participants in the webinar included 40 police officers from the Patrol Police Department in Mariupol and Kramatorsk, […]
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 […]