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16 December 2016

MINORITIES IN UKRAINE: ACTIVISM OR HARASSMENT?

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

WITHIN TWO YEARS, VERKHOVNA RADA ADOPTED 70 EUROPEAN INTEGRATION LAWS

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.

12 December 2016

VILLAGE COUNCIL OF LOSCHYNIVKA HAS WON THE ANTI-AWARD FOR “A REALLY DISGRACEFUL DEED”

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.

07 December 2016

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THINK TANKS IN UKRAINE AS A PUBLIC POLICY’S TREND

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

CORPORATE EQUALITY INDEX 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

THE 19TH INTERNATIONAL ROMANI FESTIVAL OF JAZZ ART

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

DECENTRALIZATION’S KEY TO SUCCESS

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

II CREMEAN FORUM OF FORMER POLITICAN PRISONERS

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

POLICE AND STUDENTS: AN HONEST CONVERSATION FACE-TO-FACE

"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.

24 October 2016

In Memory of Bohdan Hawrylyshyn

Bohdan-Volodymyr Hawrylyshyn passed away. He was a public activist, scholar, member of the Club of Rome, a philanthropist.

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