“The budget of the court system is 50% of the actual need”, Head of the State Judicial Administration

November 30, 2018 | Judiciary , Justice
The process of judicial remapping has been taking place in Ukraine since the end of last year. One hundred forty two local and appellate courts have been reorganized, under the presidential decree, into 74 district courts.

The EU Project "Pravo-Justice" Expert Team presented the Judiciary Selection and Evaluation Report

November 23, 2018 | Judiciary
The EU Project "Pravo-Justice" Expert Team from Austria, Lithuania and the Netherlands assessed and made recommendations on the new judicial selection and evaluation procedures in Ukraine in view of best European practices.

The EU Project "Pravo-Justice" Expert Team presented the Judiciary Selection and Evaluation Report

November 23, 2018 | Judiciary
The EU Project "Pravo-Justice" Expert Team from Austria, Lithuania and the Netherlands assessed and made recommendations on the new judicial selection and evaluation procedures in Ukraine in view of best European practices.

EU experts comment on selection of judges in Ukraine

November 23, 2018 | Judiciary , Justice
“Since computers cannot make a final decision on who will be a good judge, we believe that certain discretion [the power of an official or government authority to make decisions on any issue as they wish] should be left to persons who are authorized to make decisions, for example, who are members of the HQCJ, and they should elect the best candidates for the post,” the press service of the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine (HQCJ) informed Ukrinform.

Trust of Ukrainians in courts grows from 5% to 16% - USAID

November 13, 2018 | Judiciary , Justice
The poll shows that the trust of the population, which takes the bulk of information on judicial reform and courts from television (90%), has increased by 3.2 times over the past four years. It was 5% in 2015 and was growing for four years, reaching 16% in 2018. According to Eurobarometer, it was 20%.

USAID survey: Trust of Ukrainian citizens in courts grows fourfold

October 26, 2018 | Judiciary , Justice
Over the past year, the trust of Ukrainian citizens in courts has increased up to 20% due to implementation of judicial reform.