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Press conference

June 9, 2019.

    "Constitutional Court of Ukraine: necessary legislative changes"
    
    
    
    On June 11, a press conference "Constitutional Court of Ukraine: necessary legislative changes" will take place in Odesa. The event is organized by EU project “Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Facilitating Democratic Reforms and Increasing Accountability, Responsibility, and Quality of Government”.
    
    During the event, experts from the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform and the Ukrainian Public Law and Administration Network (UPLAN) will tell about the problem of the lack of competitive selection for judges of the Constitutional Court, its causes and consequences, as well as the problems of protecting constitutional rights through a new instrument — a constitutional complaint.
    
    
    
    The following topics will be discussed:
    
    In whose interests is the formation of an independent Constitutional Court?
    What is the problem of the lack of competitive selection for judges of the Constitutional Court?
    What legislative changes should be adopted to ensure the independence of the Constitutional Court?
    Media representatives are warmly invited to attend
    
    
    
    What?
    
    Press conference "Constitutional Court of Ukraine: necessary legislative changes"
    
    Where?
    
    Paritet Press Centre, 51 Fontanska Road, Odesa
    When?
    
    June 11, 10:00-11:00
    Participants:
    
    Julia Kyrychenko, Member of the Board and Head of the constitutional law projects of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform
    Bogdan Bondarenko, expert of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform
    Dmytro Terletsky, lawyer, associate professor of Odesa National Law Academy
    
    
    The event will be held in Ukrainian.
    
    
    
    Media accreditation is required. For more information contact Ksenia Ditchuk via k.ditchuk@pravo.org.ua or at 063 314 32 83, 066 714 51 83.
    
    
    
    Background Information:
    
    The two-year EU-funded project “Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Facilitating Democratic Reforms and Increasing Accountability, Responsibility, and Quality of Government” lasts from October 1, 2017 until September 30, 2019. Its goal is to raise awareness of experts, the public and media about reforms in the judicial and constitutional sector, fight against corruption, criminal justice, etc. In particular, the project implementer the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform has already held various events to inform society about the selection of judges to the Constitutional Court, the state funding of parties, the activities of anti-corruption bodies, the reform of the Supreme Court, and prospects of the launch of the State Bureau of Investigations. The project’s budget is EUR 762,000.


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