Opinion & Interviews
#THOSEWHOCAN project teaches gender culture to schoolchildrenOctober 23, 2020
In the latest episode of #Agentsofchange, we speak to the author of #THOSEWHOCAN grant project dedicated to gender equality and gender mainstreaming
Irish Chief Justice: ensuring public confidence is ‘overarching requirement’ for any judgeOctober 15, 2020
Since 2018, Mr Frank Clarke, the Chief of Justice in Ireland, has been participating in seminars organised in Ukraine, invited by the EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine as an EU expert of the Judiciary sector
EU deepens support to Ukraine’s regions through new EUAM field office in MariupolOctober 09, 2020
With the international media spotlight on Ukraine and its relations with the European Union this week, it was very much time to draw breath, step back, and take stock of EU-Ukraine affairs at the summit in Brussels.
EUAM Task Force on Digital Transformation and InnovationSeptember 18, 2020
The European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) recognizes the importance of digital transformation and has supported related activities across the civilian security sector for years.
DEJURE Foundation fights for ethics and integrity within the judiciaryAugust 29, 2020
In November 2016, the Ukrainian Parliament passed a new law on the judiciary and the status of judges,
102 Police Call Centre: a webinar to foster Lviv operators’ communication skillsJuly 22, 2020
Based in Lviv, the regional 102 call centre of the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) covers an overall population base of 2.5 million people. Every day, these police operators receive 1,500 calls
Citizens need to hold power to account because ‘even an angel can turn into the devil’July 02, 2020
Since 2007, Oleksandra Matviychuk has been Head of the Board of the Centre for Civil Liberties, a human rights NGO whose activities include the OZON volunteer movement to monitor law enforcement institutions.
Protecting the border during Covid-19: EUAM advisor and SBGS Head reflectJune 04, 2020
There is nobody untouched by Covid-19 or the restrictions imposed by it. Among those who needed to adapt quickly were the border guard services around Europe. Here we ask Marta Zarecka, Head of the Border and Customs Unit at the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM), and Serhiy Deineko, Head of State Border Guard Service of […]
La Strada Ukraine: domestic violence is more than ‘just a quarrel between two people’June 01, 2020
For the past 23 years, the La Strada-Ukraine NGO hotline has been assisting and counselling victims from gender-based violence and domestic violence in Ukraine.
Domestic violence under quarantine: police trying to ‘help those who cannot report their cases’May 08, 2020
In Ukraine and around the world, more and more data suggests that domestic abuse might be increasing with the COVID-19 quarantine.
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.
Police and citizens need to join forces to find solutions that lastApril 09, 2020
EUAM’s Senior Advisor on General Policing, Klaas-Jan Van der Wulp has adjusted quickly to advising Ukraine’s law-enforcement institutions from his home in the Netherlands
EUAM statement on prosecutorial reformMarch 04, 2020
European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) has been actively supporting the reform of the Office of the Prosecutor General and considers that the ongoing reform under the leadership of the current Prosecutor General, Ruslan Ryaboshapka, is one of the most comprehensive and meaningful reform efforts in the civilian security sector in years.
‘If you put the wrong person in prison it is not correct’December 20, 2019
Last week, Kharkiv’s Regional Administrative Court held an ‘open court’ week, during which local school children had a chance to visit the court, speak to judges and learn about the functions of the court.
Tetiana Kovalchuk: mentoring programme ‘gave me ability to reveal my vulnerability’December 06, 2019
One year ago, the EU Advisory Mission and the Folke Bernadotte Academy teamed up to deliver a Skype-based one-on-one High Level Mentoring Programme on Gender Responsive Leadership to Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Tetiana Kovalchuk. Last week in Kyiv, Tetiana met her mentor, Dr Leslie Groves Williams (FBA), in person for the first time. […]