It seems like the president is not giving up on this law, and at the same time, international aid is increasing from Europe and fro the IMF, and no the EP has also voted to introduce a visa-free regime for Ukrainians. So is the international community selling-out Ukrainian civil society?
- Reforms in Ukraine
- Persecution of lawyers
- "Meal For a Doctor" campaign
- Vlad Plahotniuc
- Freedom of speech
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Human rights
- Igor Vinyavskiy
- Humanitarian aid
- Oppression of the opposition
- Vladimir Kozlov
- Bolat Atabayev
- Vadim Kuramshin
- Alexandr Pavlov
- Mukhtar Ablyazov
- Muratbek Ketebayev
- Election observation
- Alma Shalabayeva
- Tatyana Paraskevich
- Zaure Akpenbetova
- Election monitoring
- Ukrainian World
- Oleg Sentsov
- Nadiya Savchenko
- Zinaida Mukhortova
- Rafis Kashapov
- Nadia Savchenko
- Bota Jardemalie
- Rule of law in Poland
- Magnitsky Act
Representatives of the Foundation follow and attend the most important sessions and meetings of the international organizations and institutions in Brussels, Strasbourg, Vienna and Geneva.
This publication provides a summary of the implementation of the process of purification of government in Ukraine and attempts to assess the successes and failures of the new Ukrainian authorities in this field.
Open Dialog Foundation’s expert, Agnieszka Piasecka participated in the discussion on opportunities and challenges for the Ukrainian justice system took place in Kiev.
This analysis has been created to present the current status of lustration in Ukraine and reflect the need for it’s implementation and improvement. It is a joint work of the Open Dialog Foundation and Civic Lustration Committee.
Do the media in Ukraine take up the theme of lustration? Should it also cover journalists and would the media circles support the potential necessity of making lustration statements? These and other questions were answered by the President of the Open Dialog Foundation (ODF), Lyudmyla Kozlovska.
Ukraine needs a systemic solution to enable it to settle accounts with the past – including with the rule of former President, Yanukovych. After the revolution, the time has come for reforms.
The Open Dialog Foundation, in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europabüro Brüssel, organised an informal meeting in Brussels on the current progress of the reforms in Ukraine.
The head of projects to support lustration and reform of the judiciary in Ukraine, Agnieszka Piasecka of the Open Dialog Foundation, spoke for the Wnet radio station about how reforms are being conducted in Ukraine.
Participants of the press briefing presented a detailed report regarding the inactivity of the General Prosecutor’s Office and cited grounds for bringing the former General Prosecutor to liability. The briefing was held in the Ukrainian Crisis Media Centre (UCMC) on 19 March, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.
“The Ukrainian World” in Warsaw held a meeting with a Ukrainian delegation of individuals responsible for lustration. The delegation included both representatives of the government and civil society.
The Ukrainian World in Warsaw held a meeting with a Ukrainian delegation of individuals responsible for lustration. The delegation included both representatives of the government and civil society.
The Open Dialog Foundation participated in a discussion entitled “The vetting of the state authorities: the Ukrainian legislation and international experience”, organised at the Respublica Institute in Kiev
A year after Euromaidan, the crimes of the Viktor Yanukovych regime are yet to be investigated. The former leadership of the General Prosecutor’s Office should be held accountable for the department’s poor results.
The Open Dialog Foundation, in cooperation, inter alia, with the USAID FAIR Justice Project and with the support of international experts, organised training in Kiev for the Department of Lustration of the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice
How to effectively cooperate, manage time and the process of communication, and how to resolve conflicts in the ethical sphere and in the conditions of conflicting pressures from interest groups
Yesterday, 26th January 2015 deputy to Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Levus together with two other deputies registered initiative to implement changes to the law “On the purification of government”.
A hundred days after the signing of the lustration law in Ukraine, the Open Dialog Foundation organised a manifestation on Bankova street in Kiev.
Agnieszka Piasecka, who on a daily basis monitors the implementation of the lustration reform, including the verification of the justice system, participated in a seminar entitled ‘Lustration of Judiciary: Ukrainian and International Practices’. EU experts, including Professor Lorena Bachmaier Winter, an expert from the Council of Europe and a professor of law from the University […]
The report summarises the problems of Ukrainian lustration in the context of current political circumstances, and describes in detail the work on the act “On Purification of Government” adopted by Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada on 16th September 2014.
Lyudmyla Kozlovska – President of the Open Dialog Foundation – for Alter Mondes, the French international relations magazine, about international relations, lustration and the situation in Ukraine.
On 11 September, 2014, a round table ‘Lustration: International experiences and prospects in Ukraine’, organised jointly by the Kiev office of the Open Dialog Foundation and USAID FAIR Justice Project, was held at the President Hotel, Kiev.
Since late March 2014 we actively support Lustration Committee of Yehor Sobolev by organizing thematic conferences, study visits in the dedicated institutions in Europe and also a direct hands-on consulting on draft law of Ukraine “On Purification of Government”.
On the 11th September at the Hotel President in Kyiv there will be the Roundtable Lustration: International Experience and Perspectives in Ukraine.
Today, all Ukrainian society is waiting for the adoption of the lustration bill, however many parliamentarians do everything to prevent it. One of the ideas proposed by the deputy of the Party of Regions faction, Anna Herman, is to talk about lustration through recourse to international bodies.
Lustration was one of EuroMaidan’s social postulations. Its conduct will help restore people’s trust in the authorities. The Open Dialog Foundation supports reforms in Ukraine by actively engaging in, amongst other things, work on the Act on Lustration.
On the 15th July 2014, together with a group of initiating deputies, Yehor Sobolev’s Lustration Committee filed with the Verhovna Rada of Ukraine an amended draft of the act on lustration review.
The Lustration Committee, headed by Yehor Sobolev, actively supported by the Open Dialog Foundation, has developed a draft law “On the purging of the government”, which might be the legal basis for the lustration process in Ukraine.
A movement in support of lustration is gaining momentum in Ukraine. A representative of the Open Dialog Foundation interviewed Yehor Sobolev, chairman of the lustration committee.
The Internet portal polskieradio.pl informs of a meeting by Yehor Sobolev, head of the Ukrainian Vetting Committee, with journalists in Warsaw. During the meeting, Sobolev outlined the vetting model, which – in his opinion – ought to be used and implemented in Ukraine.
The Volynska Pravda newspaper reports on the conference on “Lustration – Solutions for Ukraine”, which was held on 10th April 2014 with the participation of representatives from Poland and Volyn’s society at the Palace of Culture in Lutsk.
President of the Open Dialog Foundation, Lyudmyla Kozlovska and director of the Centre for European Initiatives in Estonia, Eugene Kryshtafovych spoke about the prospects of lustration in Ukraine on the public TV channel ‘Gromaska’ .
On 1 April 2014, Lyudmyla Kozlovska and the Director of the Centre for European Initiatives in Estonia Jevgeni Krištafovitš, spoke in Hromadske TV on lustration in European states, in particular in Estonia, Lithuania and Poland, and what lesson Ukraine could learn from this experience.
Ukrainian media, such as RIA News and UNIAN, reported the campaign ‘A hundred days of lustration’organised in the streets of Kyiv by the Open Dialogue Foundation, and covered, inter alia, by Hromadske TV