Victor Tymoshchuk and Yevhen Shkolnyi, experts of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform, prepared an article for BlogActiv.
More than 20% of the candidates questioned by the public may be appointed to the Supreme Court.
Formation of district election commissions and the beginning of their work were two main stages of election administration during the reporting period.
It’s election season in Ukraine. While there are forty-two candidates officially registered, the competition, according to recent polls, comes down to three: incumbent President Petro Poroshenko, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, and newcomer and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Article of the Criminal Code on illegal enrichment was recognised unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court.
Julia Kyrychenko, Head of Constitutional Law Projects at the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform, analysed the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine regarding the strategic course of the state on acquiring full-fledged membership of Ukraine in the EU and NATO.
Civil Network OPORA analysed the results of establishing district election commissions at the 2019 presidential elections.
If properly amended, proposed electoral reform has the potential to empower voters and reduce corruption. It would also make Ukraine follow the world trend of moving towards proportional representation and stronger party systems.
Dubious decisions by the Congress of Advocates may affect the legitimacy of all personnel-related decisions for the judiciary.
Ruslan Kermach, associate expert at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, analysed the factors of the rapid growth of support for Volodymyr Zelenskiy.