Studies and recommendations

Component 1: Improvement of the legal framework concerning the activities of the Ombudsperson and the Secretariat on the protection, restoration and prevention of violations of HR and freedoms on the basis of the best European practices

Activity 1.1 Reviewing the existing regulatory and legal framework governing the activities of the Ombudsperson Report
Activity 1.2 Conducting a comparative analysis of national and European legislation concerning the activities of the Ombudsperson Report
Activity 1.3 Drafting recommendations aimed at bringing the national regulatory and legal framework in accordance with the best EU practices in the human rights area  Report
Activity 1.4 Carrying out a round table to discuss recommendations regarding changes to the legal framework governing the activities of the Ombudsperson  Report
Activity 1.5 Drafting amendments to the organisational legal acts regulating activities of the Apparatus Report

Annex: Comparative table of the draft law of Ukraine “ON THE UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS”

 

Component 2: Strengthening institutional capacity of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

 Sub-component 2.1. Development of the methodologies and procedures of monitoring of respect for HR and freedoms, ensuring of activity of the Ombudsperson aimed at prevention HR violations

Activity 2.1.1 Analysing existing methodologies and procedures to carry out a monitoring of the observance of human rights, ensuring activities of the Ombudsperson in preventing such violations Report
Activity 2.1.2 Study visit with a view to exchanging experience as regards application of methodologies and procedures to carry out a monitoring of the observance of human rights, ensuring activities of the Ombudsperson in preventing such violations Report
Activity 2.1.3 Comparative analysis of existing methodologies and procedures in Ukraine and EU countries Report
Activity 2.1.4 Developing new or improving the existing methodologies and procedures to carry out a monitoring of the observance of human rights, ensuring activities of the Ombudsperson in preventing such violations Report

Annex 1_General instrument_Framework for implemetation of monitoring function

Annex 2_Methodology how to evaluate the draft legal acts_personal data protection

Annex 3_Guidelines on consultations

Annex 4_Guidelines on videosurvaillance

Annex 5_Info sheet for employers

Annex 6_Methodology on the assessment of draft legal acts_antidiscrimination

Annex 7_Guidelines on amicus curiae

Annex 8_Checklist_Antidiscrimination

Annex 9_Guidelines on balancing privacy and access to public info

 

Sub-component 2.2. Improvement of the effectiveness of the activity of the Ombudsperson to eliminate violations of HR, as well as control over the implementation of the recommendations of the Ombudsperson

 

Activity 2.2.1 Analysis and assessment of the efficiency of activities of the Ombudsperson on elimination of detected human rights violations, control procedures over fulfilment of Ombudsperson’s recommendations, response to the Ombudsperson’s acts of submission to the state and local self-government bodies, their officials, on elimination of detected human rights violations Report
Activity 2.2.2 Activity 2.2.2. A study visit with a view to exchanging experience as regards activities of the Ombudsperson on elimination of detected human rights violations, control procedures over fulfilment of Ombudsperson’s recommendations, response to the ombudsperson’s acts of submission on elimination of detected human rights violations Report
Activity 2.2.3 Drafting recommendations as regards increasing the efficiency of the activities of the Ombudsperson on elimination of detected human rights violations, control procedures over fulfilment of Ombudsperson’s recommendations, response to the Ombudsperson’s acts of submission on elimination of detected human rights violations Report

Annex 1_The human rights based approach for national human rights institutions

Annex 2_Recommendations on drafting of recommendations, based on individual complaints

Annex 3_Making recommendations effective

Annex 4_Recommendations on drafting an effective annual reports of an Ombudsperson

Annex 5_General Instrument Framework for Adoption and Facilitation of Implementation of Systemic Recommendations

Annex 6_Data management as a tool for increasing the effectiveness of recommendations of the Parliamentary Commissioner

Activity 2.2.4 Holding a seminar to present and discuss the drafted recommendations as regards increasing the efficiency of the activities of the Ombudsperson on elimination of detected human rights violations, procedures of control over fulfilment of Ombudsperson’s recommendations, response to the Ombudsperson’s acts of submission on elimination of detected human rights violations Report

Presentations:

Introduction

Recommendations HRBA

Essential elements in developing high quality recommendations based on individual appeals: structure and reasoning of the recommendations

Essential elements in developing high quality recommendations based on individual appeals: the principle of good administration, fact finding and collecting of evidence

Assessment of the evidence. Principles of implementation of the decision

Recommendations on the development and content of the annual reports

Recommendations on special reports and participation in law making procedure

Visibility as a contributing factor to a resourceful follow-up to recommendations

Data bases – valuable tools for the Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights in eliminating and preventing human rights violations?

 

Sub-component 2.3. Improvement of the instruments to restore violated rights, including protection of personal data, access to public information and prevention of all forms of discrimination
Activity 2.3.1 Analysing the existing instruments for the restoration of violated rights in the fields of personal data protection, access to public information and prevention of all forms of discrimination in particular  Report
Activity 2.3.2 A study visit with a view to exchanging experience as regards use of instruments for human rights restoration, in the spheres of personal data protection, access to public information and prevention of all forms of discrimination in particular, by the EU member states’ ombudsmen  Report
Activity 2.3.3 Making a Comparative Analysis of Existing Instruments for Human Rights Restoration in Ukraine and EU Countries Report
Activity 2.3.4 Developing recommendations as regards improving the existing or employing new instruments for restoring human rights, in the spheres of personal data protection, access to public information and the prevention of all forms of discrimination in particular Report

Annex 1 Recommendations for improvement of the existing and employment of new instruments for restoration of human rights vis-à-vis the judiciary

Annex 2 Recommendations based on the best EU practices regarding State liability for damage caused by public administration

Annex 3 Draft Code of Good Administrative Behaviour

Annex 4 Mediation, conciliation and peace agreement as the instruments to restore violated rights

Annex 5 Recommendations on the application of the instrument of positive actions in the areas of antidiscrimination, data protection and access to public information

Annex 6 Recommendations on amendment of the law of Ukraine On Protection of Personal Data

 

 

Component 3. Development of the system of advanced training for the personnel of the Secretariat based on the best European practices
Activity 3.1. Analysis of the situation with education and advanced training of the personnel of the Secretariat, as well as assessment of needs in this area; identifying directions and requirements of the training process Report
Activity 3.2. A study visit with a view to exchanging experience as regards training of personnel of the Ombudsmen institutions Report
Activity 3.3. Developing a curriculum and training programmes, preparing teaching aids and training guides Report
Activity 3.4. Carrying out the training of trainers Report