On the night of 24 June 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a shameful, though long-awaited decision to restore the Russian delegation’s voting rights. Russia lost this right in 2014 due to its aggression in Ukraine. According to the resolutions at the time, its voting rights were to be restored only […]
- Arbitrary detention
- Mass detention
- Freedom of speech
- Civil liberties
- Freedom of assembly
- Freedom of association
- Freedom of religion
- Rule of law
- Hate speech and hate crime
- Legal assistance
- Prisoners' rights
- Political prisoners
- Political refugees
- Expulsions and entry bans
- Fair trial
- Political persecution
- Death penalty
- Punitive psychiatry
- Schengen Information System
- COVID-19 pandemic
- Rights of soldiers and veterans
- Humanitarian aid
- International law
- Magnitsky Act
- Attacks on activists
- Selective justice
- Judiciary independence
- Persecution of lawyers
- Polish-Ukrainian relations
- Law enforcement and security services
- Enforced disappearances
- War crimes
Poll results have demonstrated that Poles are the most liked nation in Ukraine, ahead of Belarussians and Canadians. Yet, we do our best to make Ukrainians stop liking us.
Ukrainian activists, journalists and human rights defenders express their indignation at the deportation of Lyudmyla Kozlovska from Poland and the EU. Moreover, politicians from several Ukrainian parties asked the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to obtain explanations from the Polish side.
One may well anticipate the abuse of Interpol’s Red Notice system by Kremlin to persecute its political adversaries. However, such abuse of the Schengen Information System by the government of an EU Member State in order to silence its critic is quite shocking – says Euan MacDonald.
The celebration of the Polish-Ukrainian Solidarity Day will take place on on the Piłsudski Square in Warsaw on 20 May 2018, at 4:00 pm. The initiators of the event are Warsaw social activists, including Bartosz Kramek and Joanna Cuper from the Open Dialogue Foundation.
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.
In 2015, the Open Dialogue Foundation continued its humanitarian aid programme addressed to the ones in need in Ukraine. The categories of beneficiaries did not change and included: widely understood defence structures, medical services and citizens’ initiatives.
“The Ukrainian World, situated at the corner of the Świętokrzyska Street and Nowy Świat in Warsaw, closed its doors after two and a half years of activity. The centre was helping Ukrainians and promoting the Ukrainian culture”, writes Gazeta Wyborcza.
After over two years of activity, the ODF closed down the Warsaw-based “Ukrainian World” centre. It was the first and biggest centre offering support to large numbers of Ukrainians arriving to Poland. From the beginning of its activity, the “Ukrainian World” helped over 30 000 people.
On 6 April at 6.00 p.m., again, the Ukrainian World Centre held classes of the Academy of Legalisation of Residence and Employment Support Policy for Foreigners in Poland. Maria Jakubovych, Chairperson of the Board of the Ternopilska Foundation, led the workshop.
On 30 March, the Ukrainian World Centre held the official opening of the Academy of Legalisation of Residence and Employment Support Policy for Foreigners in Poland, founded by the Open Dialogue Foundation within the framework of the Open Europe Group.
Open Dialogue Foundation, EuroMaidan SOS, People in Need and European Exchange / Kiev Dialogue organized a debate on the Ukrainian (mostly, but not only) political prisoners, illegally detained and held in the Russian Federation.
The Open Dialogue Foundation, along with Kiev Dialogue, EuroMaidan SOS and People in Need
have an honour and a pleasure to invite you to a panel debate: “13 hostages of Putin: How can we release them?”
On June 30 and 1 July 2015 we were especially honoured to have an opportunity to participate in the conference on the future of Polish-Ukrainian relations at University of Cambridge (represented by Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bartosz Kramek).
On 28 May, our friends from the Terebovlia charity organisation ‘Fair Ukraine’ once again visited us in Warsaw. President Lyubov Soltys agreed to deliver to Kiev aid, collected by the Open Dialogue Foundation during the ‘Send a package to a Ukrainian family’ appeal.