On 26-28 May, a delegation of representatives from the Canadian Bureau for International Education and the Canadian Bar Association held a series of evaluation meetings with lawyers within the framework of the preparation of The Tomorrow’s Lawyer Initiative.
The meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project was held
On 25 May 2016, a meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project was held. The partners outlined the progress in the project implementation and approved its work plan until March 2017.
Working at a legal aid bureau is a real opportunity for young lawyers to gain professional experience
On 24 May 2016, the Minister of Justice Pavlo Petrenko, the Minister of Education and Science Liliia Hrynevych and the Director of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project Larissa Bezo met with law students who graduated from higher educational institutions and were about to start their career.
The Ministry of Justice invites lawyers to participate in the competition for the positions of the heads of legal aid bureaus
On 27 April 2016, during a briefing at the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center, the management of the Ministry of Justice, the Coordination Center for Legal Aid Provision and international partners discussed details of holding a competition for the selection of candidates to fill the vacancies of the heads of legal aid bureaus, who, starting from 1 September, will begin their work throughout Ukraine within the framework of the expansion of the legal aid system.
A year ago, the QALA project supported the initiative of Larysa Denysenko, human rights activist, writer and host on Hromadske Radio, and the Coordination Center for Legal Aid Provision in the creation of a program on free legal aid and access to justice in Ukraine.
The representatives of the LA system studied Canadian practices of effective communication and partnership building in rendering services to communities
How communications are organized in public organizations providing legal services in communities? how to build communications in strategic perspective, and what are performance indicators of such communications; what are the approaches to building relationships with partner legal service providers – these issues were studied by experts of the LA system within the framework of a study mission to Canada, on July 11 – 15, with the support of the project Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine. This study visit is another event supported by the project, aimed at strengthening the communication direction of work, as well as the development of strategic planning in the system of legal aid in Ukraine.
Project report on the operation of the system of LA (legal aid) in 2016 was published with the project support
The Coordination Centre for Legal Aid Provision publicly reports to the Ukrainian people and all partners on the functioning of the system of free legal aid in Ukraine in 2016. With the support of the project Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine, 4,000 copies of the report were prepared and published, to be sent to all centres for secondary legal aid provision (SLA) in Ukraine.
Communication specialists in the LA system discussed the value of the legal aid system in Ukraine and how to build the nature of communication with different target audiences on their basis, during two-day training in the capital, conducted with the support of the project Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine.
An open competition for the selection of candidates to fill the vacancies of the heads of legal aid bureaus was announced
The Coordination Center for Legal Aid Provision, partner of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project, announces a competition for the selection of candidates to fill the vacancies of heads and/or deputy heads of legal aid bureaus.
The winners of the grant competition and the local center integrators discussed further work within the framework of the supported projects
On 16 and 17 February, with the support of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project and the International Renaissance Foundation, the capital hosted a constituent meeting between the winning organizations of the “Integration of Primary and Secondary Legal Aid at the Level of Territorial Communities” grant competition.