Lviv 7 august 2017
To promote better understanding and application of the national data protection legislation and...
Presentation of the analytical report “Assessment of Effectiveness of the Institute of Officials Responsible for Detained Persons as a Mechanism of Ill-treatment Prevention in the Police Activity”kyiv 7 august 2017
Findings of the analytical research on the system of officials responsible for ensuring the...
KYIV 7 AUGUST 2017
The Joint EU/CoE Project “Strengthening Implementation of the European Human Rights Standards in...
Kharkiv 7 august 2017
To strengthen the capacities of the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human...
In April 2014, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) agreed in a Statement of Intent that targeted cooperation activities with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus - the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries - would be implemented under a ‘Programmatic Cooperation Framework’ (PCF) - renamed the Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) in June 2017.
These cooperation activities will strengthen the capacity of Eastern Partnership countries, which are member States of the Council of Europe with the exception of Belarus; to implement domestic reforms to bring them closer to the standards of the Council of Europe and the European Union in the fields of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
The PGG will be implemented in two phases: 2015‑2017 and 2018-2020. A mid-term evaluation will take place in 2017 and a final evaluation in 2020. The budget for the first implementation phase (2015-2017) is €33.8 million. The PGG is funded 90% by the European Union and 10% by the Council of Europe. It is implemented by the Council of Europe.
Five priority areas (or “themes”) of cooperation were identified with the European Union for the PGG. Under these five themes there are 15 sub-themes which lead to 50 country-specific and regional actions.
Protection and promotion of human rights
Combating threats to the rule of law
Addressing challenges of the information society
Promoting democratic governance
This website has been produced using funds of a Joint Project between the European Union and the Council of Europe. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.
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