3-day course; 12 trained trainers from the Ukrainian Ombud office and 6 trainers from the EU human rights institutions; 60 participants from the Ombud office; 4 major topics: right to good administration, access to public information, personal data protection, antidiscrimination. After a 5-day course conducted to develop competent trainers in May 2018, the trained
Study visit to Lithuania to get familiar with Lithuanian training methodologies and know-how from other European countries
The delegation from the Secretariat is visiting Lithuania for a week of exchange of experiences with the Lithuanian Human rights institutions. Participants are not only getting familiar with the system of advance trainings in various bodies including judiciary system but also are actively involved in practical training sessions together with the personnel of the Lithuanian
Weekend training on practical aspects of developing high quality recommendations, annual and special reports
This weekend 19 representatives of the Secretariat and 5 EU trainers got together for a 2-day interactive training. The training was held on 9-10 June at a beautiful location surrounded by pine forest. Twinning experts presented recommendations for increasing the efficiency of the work of the trainees through concrete examples from best European practice and
On 5 and 7 June new training courses were presented to the Ombuds staff regarding application of human rights based approach by national human rights institutions. Mr Dieter Schindlauer from Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights talked about the mechanisms of discrimination and how to create a modern system of full participation and apply the
Training of trainers: EU experts give a 5-day course to develop competent trainers for the Ombuds staff
This week Lithuanian experts train 15 representatives of the Ombudsman office. The workshop aims at developing competent trainers and building the capacity to design and deliver the training programmes in the most efficient way. Future trainers are involved into interactive training sessions on methodology of adult teaching, psychological skills, human rights and rule of law
Today, Lithuanian and Austrian experts advise on how to ensure the fulfilment of Ombudsperson’s recommendations. The presented studies will help the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights to improve the procedures of elimination of detected human rights violations, control over fulfilment of Ombudsperson’s recommendations and response to the Ombudsperson’s acts of submission.
Ukrainian Law prohibits discrimination in job advertisements based on sex, age, disability, place of residence and race among other things. EU Twinning Ombudsman project speaks out to employers and employees on how to avoid discrimination and how to protect violated rights. In order to promote equal conditions on the labour market, Lithuanian and Austrian experts
The third out of four planned study visits took place, giving the opportunity for Ukrainian human rights specialists to learn EU best practice. With full financial support from the EU, 10 representatives of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights studied the Croatian experience on the use of instruments for human rights
On 24 January the EU experts from Lithuanian and Austrian human rights-related institutions presented the newly developed toolkit to ensure better monitoring and prevention of human rights violations. New methodologies and guidelines are designed to increase the efficiency of human rights monitoring in the areas of personal data protection, access to public information and antidiscrimination.
Representatives of the Ombudsman office of Ukraine see mediation as a tool with great potential for preventing conflict escalation and finding win-win solutions. This week in Austria 10 Ukrainian specialists collect experience on how to improve the quality and implementation of recommendations of the Ombudsman. Study visit is organised in the framework of the EU-funded