On September 9-10, 2021, a training course “Protection of professional activity of journalists and freedom of speech in Ukraine: combating impunity” was held, which included the following trainings: “International standards for protection of professional activity of journalists”, “Criminal offenses against journalists: procedural guidance and support public prosecution.” The event was supported by the project “The European Union and the Council of Europe are working together to support media freedom in Ukraine.”
Stan Nyorlov – Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine;
Oleh Pelepiuk – Representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the of Ukraine;
Ismail Khan – Representative of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine;
Dmytro Lotiuk – Head of the Analytical Training Department of Prosecutors of the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine.
The trainers of the course were:
Volodymyr Boriak – expert of the Council of Europe;
Oleksii Boniuk – Head of the Department of Criminal Law Policy and Investment Protection of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine;
Liudmyla Opryshko – expert of the Council of Europe, lawyer, media lawyer of the NGO “Human Rights Platform”;
Maryna Antoniuk – Council of Europe expert;
Kateryna Diachuk – lawyer of the Institute of Mass Information;
Anna Babinets – Investigative Journalist, Head of the Independent Investigation Agency Slidstvo.Info, Regional Editor of the Corruption and Organized Crime Investigation Project (OCCRP);
Oleksandra Zhyla – Prosecutor of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine;
Serhiia Yakovenko – lawyer.
Moderators of the event: Inna Berdnik Lesia Yevropina – consultants of the analytical department of training of prosecutors of the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine and Igor Pylypenko – expert of the analytical department of training of prosecutors of the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine.