On 28 November, a seminar for national administrative judges on “Election dispute resolution: international standards, the European Court of Human Rights case law and national court practice in Ukraine” will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine.
The main aim of the seminar is to discuss problems which national judges face during consideration of election disputes, in particular, considering the latest experience during electoral process related to 29 October local elections in newly amalgamated communities; to conduct a brainstorming on the issues which should be covered by the future permanent training course for judges.
Approximately 40 judges from different regions of Ukraine representing all regional administrative courts of appeal are going to participate in the seminar.
The seminar will be followed by a meeting of the Group of Experts established and formed by and under the National School of Judges of Ukraine to develop a permanent training course for judges on “Electoral law and election dispute resolution”. This meeting will take place on 29 November, 2017.
The organisation of the events is supported by the Council of Europe/European Union Partnership for Good Governance project and by the Council of Europe projects on “Assistance to the Ukrainian authorities in reforming electoral legislation and in conducting constitutional reform” and “Reform of the Electoral Practice in Ukraine”.