18 May 2018
Author: Mariana Berbec-Rostas
18 May 2018
Author: Mariana Berbec-Rostas
26 April 2018
The International Renaissance Foundation strongly condemns recent violent actions, in particular, forced eviction and arson attacks on property, committed on the basis of ethnic hatred targeting the Roma living on the Lysogirska street in Kyiv.
10 April 2018
The IRF once again reassures its support for the healthcare reform and for the indefatigable agents of change at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine who are implementing it.
03 April 2018
On April 3, a custody records system to ensure rights of detainees was presented in Kherson. The system was launched in the temporary detention facility in Kherson. Prior to that the same system was introduced in the temporary detention center No. 1 in the city of Dnipro.
29 March 2018
On March 29, the city of Dnipro presented a custody records system to ensure rights of detainees. The system was launched in the temporary detention center No. 1 in the city of Dnipro.
28 March 2018
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
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 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
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
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
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
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.
01 February 2018
Among them are CEDOS, Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiative Foundation, Ukrainian Center for European Policy - this year's participants of the Think Tank Development Initiative (TTDI).
30 January 2018
Restoring Justice in the Donbas. Application of International Mechanisms for Ensuring Human Rights in the East of Ukraine in the Context of Armed Conflict.
29 January 2018
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
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.