23 December 2016
Dear colleagues, friends, partners!
The International Renaissance Foundation wishes you a very happy New Year. May the year of 2017 bring us all peace, solidarity, inspiration, and new victories. Thank you very much for the great cooperation and partnership.
19 December 2016
The practice of providing free legal aid to poor people has been always existing. However, the term "clinical legal education" appeared in the early twentieth century in the United States. Its appearance has identified a new trend in the field of legal science.
17 December 2016
For the second year Human Rights and Justice Program Initiative of the International Renaissance Foundation supports the implementation of projects aimed at reforming the police. And not only for structural and organizational changes, and - most importantly - the transformation of their philosophy. In particular, the introduction of the police work’s new principles is focused on the needs of local communities...
16 December 2016
Among the representatives of national minorities of Ukraine, in particular Roma, there is a large number of activists and NGOs who want and could be included in the reform process of the country, but instead they face the constant cases of discrimination and human dignity. The meeting "Approaches to Roma’s integrating and human rights protecting, and the participation of local governments and civil society",...
13 December 2016
During the first two years of the Association Agreement signing about 70 laws have been adopted, aimed at its implementation and realization of reforms, and Ukraine has got a chance to reach a compromise with the EU on some issues, including a referendum in the Netherlands.
13 December 2016
On December 10-11, 1991 Open Data Incubator hosted Anticorruption Weekend. It aimed to find clear innovative IT solutions that can overcome the corruption schemes, and will be able to provide quality service to citizens and businesses.
12 December 2016
On December 12, the Anti-Discrimination Coalition named the anti-award "Discriminator of the year" winners. They were the people’s deputy Anton Gerashchenko, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the village council of the village Loschynivka in Odessa region. Announcement of the results took place in Kyiv. According to those who made it happen, all the nominees were invited, but none of them showed up for the event.
12 December 2016
Ukrainian Crisis Media Center hosted a presentation of the "Health Index. Ukraine", initiated by the International Renaissance Foundation, the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology and School of Public Health at the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" for the annual determination of citizens’ actual satisfaction level of medical help in Ukraine.
07 December 2016
Populism is replaced by analytics, as slogans-and-declarations by facts-and-researches, and promises-and-projects are neglected by thoughtfully made decisions. For a modern state, such a scenario is mostly required. To realize it, think tanks, which are rapidly gaining momentum and have significant influence on the of public policy "agenda", could help.
30 November 2016
AUCO "Fulcrum" in partnership with the Women's Consortium of Ukraine and the National Assembly of the Disabled of Ukraine with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation and the Coalition for Combating Discrimination in Ukraine presented Ukrainian Corporate Equality Index 2016.
28 November 2016
On December 2, 2016 the Transcarpathian Roma Association for Musical Culture “Lautari” organizes the 19th International Romani Festival of Jazz Art "Pap-Jazz-Fest-2016" in Uzhgorod, in the regional puppet theatre. The festival begins at 5 p.m.
24 November 2016
People have already experienced the benefits of decentralization. Therefore, they should be actively involved in the reforming and managing of the local life.
21 November 2016
On November 17, 2016 Kyiv hosted a VoxUkraine conference «The power of words. The responsibility of the media and calls-2017 " with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation.
21 November 2016
II Crimean forum of former politician prisoners of the communist regimes, representatives of national liberation movements and human rights defenders culminated in the signing of the final document of appeal to the President of Ukraine and foreign governments called "Universal values are the guarantee of security in the world."
14 November 2016
"The reforms are not only the Patrol Police officers, but all of us at the first place", these words said by the Patrol Police inspector Sergiy Lyakh, were the theme of an open dialogue "Police and students: an honest conversation face-to-face" held in a social activity hub "Studio 42" in Kharkiv on November 9.
10 November 2016
A regular bilateral meeting of the Civil Society Platform for Ukraine - EU (CSP) took place on November 8-9, 2016 in Kyiv.