On Sunday, November 25, 2018, a ship of the Border Guard Service of the Russian Federation’s Federal Security Service rammed through a Ukrainian tugboat “Yany Kapu”. Along with two small artillery boats “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol”, it was executing a planned sail from Odesa to Mariupol, in compliance with provisions of all applicable multi- and bilateral international […]
On January 17, 2017, Ukraine, for the first time in 26 years of its independence, managed to turn 31 state television and radio broadcasting companies into the National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (UA:PBC). This was not only the fulfillment of commitments undertaken in 2003-2005 to the Council of Europe, but also a guarantee that […]
Parliament of Ukraine failed the vote for draft law №8441 «On amendments to the Act on reforming the state and communal print media». This document was aimed on removing the key problems of press destatization, thus aiding the state-owned and communal media to reform. Nevertheless, MPs were unable to enact this proposal, because of insufficient number of […]
On September 28, the 7th Forum of Defenders of the Right to Information, organized by the Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law, took place in Kyiv. This Forum annually gathers activists of the Network of Defenders of the Right to Information, journalists, human rights defenders and officials to discuss important topics in this area […]
Another wave of attacks on public activists hit Ukraine. On September 22, Oleh Mykhailyk, a well-known regional activist and head of the Odessa branch of the Power of People party, was shot in Odessa. The bullet went through his arm and got stuck in the lungs between his ribs. He is in the hospital in […]
On September 24, an inspiring discussion with graduates of The Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program 2017-2018 of the Centre for Democracy, Development and Rule of Law at Stanford University, organized for the community of NGO participants in the resuscitation reform package, took place. The Centre for Democracy and the Rule of Law held a meeting to […]
On June 8, 2017 the Members of the Committee on Freedom of Speech and Information Policy registered the Draft Law on Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On the Reform of the State and Municipal Printed Mass Media’ on the Improvement of the Mechanism for the Reform of the Printed Media’ No. 6560. The draft […]
Today the Supervisory Board of the National Public Television and Radio Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (NPTU) has elected the members of the Board of Public Broadcasting. Following the results of the secret ballot, the candidatures of all candidates proposed by the previously elected Chairman of the Board of NPTU Zurab Alasania were approved. This vote […]
Three years ago, on April 17, 2014, the Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law (used to be the Media Law Institute at that time), together with the newly formed Coalition ‘Reanimation Package of Reforms’, adopted the Law ‘On Public Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine’. This reform has been a priority for CEDEM upon establishment […]
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