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Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law experts (former Media Law Institute) were coauthors of the following laws in force:

  • Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine on Public Service Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine” (2015)
  • Law of Ukraine “On Public Service Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine” (2014)
  • Law of Ukraine “On Access to Public Information” (2011)
  • Law of Ukraine “On Information” in new version (with amendments of 2011)
  • Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine on Improvement of Some Provisions on Limiting Places of Tobacco Smoking” (2012), also known as “Law on smoking in public places ban”
  • Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of Ukraine on ban on advertising, sponsorship and stimulating of tobacco goods selling” (2012), also known as “law on ban on tobacco advertising”
  • Law of Ukraine “On National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting” (2006).

 

Besides, on 9 April 2015, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted in favor of the draft law on access to the archives of repressive communist totalitarian regime of 1917 – 1991, drafted with CEDEM’s experts’ participation. Now, the law is in preparation for the Chairman’s of Verkhovna Rada signature, and it will enter into force after the official publication.

Currently, we are working on amendments to the legislation on reforming (privatization) of state and municipal press, on amendments to the legislation on elections in the part of media regulations, as well as on development of another media drafts of law and amendments to legislation: on providing transparency of media property, transition to digital broadcasting, improvement of regulations on electronic media, press, access to information etc.

 

 

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Verkhovna Rada Committee on Freedom of Speech: draft defamation law must be rejected

In response to a non-governmental organizations` appeal (Centre for democracy and rule of law, «Detector media», Institute of mass information, «Internews-Ukraine», Regional Press Development Institute, «Centre UA», National Union of Journalists of Ukraine) Verhovna Rada Committee on Freedom of Speech and Information Policy voted to reject №4034 draft law «On applying changes in Criminal law […]

CEDEM carried out an expert discussion about Public broadcasting funding in Ukraine

On 2 August, Centre for democracy and rule of law carried out an expert discussion about providing an effective funding of National Public Television and Radio Broadcasting Company of Ukraine, which will start on 1 January 2017. Among the participants were Zurab Alasania, Director General of the National Television Company of Ukraine, NPBU Supervisory Board […]

Registered the Draft Law that Changes the Procedure of Reorganisation of “Ukrtelefilm”

15 March 2016 the Members of Parliament (MPs) have registered the Draft Law “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine On Public Television and Radio Broadcasting” regarding the procedure of joining of the state-owned company “Ukrainian Studio of Television Films “Ukrtelefilm” (the project No 4232, the MPs Viktoria Siumar, Oleksander Opanasenko, Olena Kondratiuk, Olga Chernakova, […]

Statement on the Occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Law of Ukraine “On Television and Radio Broadcasting

STATEMENT of non-governmental organisations and RPR-Media (Reanimation Package of Reforms) on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Law of Ukraine “On Television and Radio Broadcasting”   On 01 March 2016 is the 10th anniversary of the Law of Ukraine “On Television and Radio Broadcasting” came into force. This law was adopted in a non-transparent manner […]

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