Open Lecture “Ukraine in the Council of Europe: 20 years of membership”

01 November, 2016, 13.30 – 15.00

Kyiv, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”

(Room 100, Building 4, Voloska Str. 8/5)

The lecture is dedicated to historical and legal aspects of Ukraine's membership in the Council of Europe. The 9th of November, 2015 marked the 20th anniversary since the official ceremony of joining. Whether Ukraine became closer to the Council of Europe standards in the field of human rights, democracy and the rule of law?

The lecture will cover the leading cases against Ukraine before the ECtHR and the PACE’s Resolutions concerning the annexation of Crimea and armed conflict in the eastern regions of Ukraine.

Speakers:

  • Мårten Ehnberg, Representative of the Secretary General in charge of the co-ordination of the co-operation programmes in Ukraine, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine.
  • Prof. Tetyana Antsupova, Dr. habil, Head of the section of European Human Rights Law of the Ukrainian European Studies Association.

 

Language: Ukrainian, English.

The event is free of charge, no registration is required. Number of seats is limited and seating is on first come first serve basis.