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28 March 2018

"Tent of Understanding" stitches Ukraine together

On March 25, the International Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA brought into the spotlight the presentation of the results of the project “Dumaidan (ThinkMaidan)- 2017: Together in the Tent of Understanding”.

27 March 2018

Sex for money: a service or a crime?

On March 25, within the framework of the International Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA , a public discussion was held on the topic “Sex for money: work or slavery?”, as organized by the Human Rights Information Centre.

21 March 2018

Inclusive Education in Ukraine:Together Step by Step

Inclusive education is a component of the humanitarian policy of every modern state, which proves to what extent the society protects inalienable human rights, that is now gradually entering in the educational process in Ukraine.

15 March 2018

Roma Youth from all over Ukraine speak in Lviv to overcome stereotypes

In early March, two public hearings were held in Lviv to overcome anti-Roma and xenophobic sentiments in the city. The key speakers in those discussions were the representatives of the Roma youth from different parts of Ukraine. They told Lviv community about themselves, told their story of being the Roma / Romani in Ukraine. Besides, they told what, in their opinion, should be the ways to achieve tolerance in the...

05 March 2018

Under the community influence, Parliament made the next step towards transparent extraction

On March 1, 2018, the Law No. 6229 “On Ensuring Transparency in Extractive Industries” was approved by the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine in the first reading. Now the Law is being prepared for the second reading. 231 members of parliament voted for this law. This was made possible due to the consistent community efforts. More than two years ago DiXi Group set to drafting this law and its promotion in...

22 February 2018

Community based mental health support services: do not exist in Ukraine

Recently Ukraine first appeared on the European map, which outlines the location of community based mental health support services within the framework of the study of the situation with psychiatric care in Europe. Ukraine is shown on the map with an explanation: “These services do not exist”.

20 February 2018

Public experts presented Local Budget Transparency Index

On February 20, 2018, a press conference was held in Kyiv to present an innovative methodology to assess the efficiency and openness of the budget funds use at the local level, so-called Local Budget Transparency Index.

29 January 2018

Concern of the International Renaissance Foundation over the Establishment of Anti-Roma Communities

The International Renaissance Foundation makes efforts to build an open society in Ukraine based on respect for human rights and non-discrimination of minorities. We are extremely concerned over arising communities of hatred towards Roma national minority in Ukraine. The appeals of such communities urging cities’ residents to join civil security units and “fight Roma criminality” are very dangerous.

26 January 2018

Remarks of George Soros Delivered at the World Economic Forum 2018

About the current state of the world. He touched on a range of topics, including the threats posed by North Korea, big tech monopolies, and the rise of nationalism. At a time when open societies are in grave crisis, he also finds some signs of hope.

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