Inception workshops started for the staff of legal aid bureaus

On 3 August, inception training workshops for newly-appointed staff of legal aid bureaus started in the regions. The events are aimed at collective discussion of the immediate steps to be taken for the organization of the work of the bureaus on the eve of their opening on 1 September this year, and main tasks faced by the newly appointed staff and their colleagues from the centers in the regions.

«The Tomorrow`s Lawyer» initiative will promote the development of the legal community, legal aid and justice reforms in Ukraine

On June 1, 2016 Director of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project of the Canadian Bureau for International Education Larissa Bezo, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association Denys Buhai, Chairman of the Board of the NGO “All-Ukrainian Association of Lawyers Providing Free Legal Aid” Viktoriia Mitko and President of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) John Hoyles took part in a joint press conference.

Canadian experts met with lawyers providing FLA in Kyiv

On June 1, within the framework of «The Tomorrow`s  Lawyer»  initiative , experts of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) visited Regional FSLA Center in Kyiv, where they talked with lawyers and, based on the example of the Center’s performance, found out more about their cooperation with centers, cases conducted by lawyers, advanced training program in the LA system.

Role of Legal Aid Bureaus

Legal Aid Bureaus represent an active network intended to facilitate the active distribution of legal information and the provision of access to legal advice at the level of territorial communities and among socially vulnerable community groups. The operation of the Legal Aid Bureaus will focus upon the following objectives: Improving the legal awareness of citizens…

Legalaid Ukraine: Mission Vision Values

OUR MISSION Protecting human rights by providing equal access to legal information and justice, and strengthening legal opportunities and the legal empowerment of vulnerable groups and local communities.   OUR VISION People across Ukraine employ legal tools to address their day-to-day life challenges and enjoy equal access to justice. A network of independent legal aid…

Canadian experts met with lawyers from Odesa and Kyiv region

On 30 May 2016, regular meetings of the delegation representatives of the Canadian Bureau for International Education and the Canadian Bar Association with Ukrainian lawyers and representatives of lawyers’ self-government bodies took place in Kyiv and Odesa, as a part of the preparation of “The Tomorrow’s Lawyer” initiative.