On 1-2 August 2018, with the support of the Project, experts from 23 centers for the provision of legal aid in Ukraine and the Coordination Center discussed the prospects for the development and efficient functioning of WikiLegalAid information platform for legal advice. The most active developers of WikiLegalAid participated in the event. The event was aimed at forming an effective team of authors, called “Wikings”, who will continue working on the development and promotion of WikiLegalAid.
On May 17 – July 4, 2018, with the support of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project, 19 training sessions were held for specialists from the centers providing free secondary legal aid (FSLA) from all regions of Ukraine aimed at developing communication “soft skills”. More than 320 specialists of the centers providing FSLA participated in the training.
“Free legal aid is always nearby”: an information campaign on the right to free legal aid was presented
7 information posters and 6 social videos, where clients of the system of the provision of free legal aid (LA systems) from different parts of Ukraine featured. These information products were presented today during a briefing at the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center within the framework of the “Free Legal Aid is Always Nearby” information campaign. They tell stories of people whose rights were protected and interests defended due to the LA system. The posters and videos were developed with the support of the Ukrainian-Canadian Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project.