UNBA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman)
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Lidiya Izovitova, the UNBA President, and Dmytro Lubinets, the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.
The document was concluded on April 6, 2023 with the aim of joining efforts aimed at preventing violations of human rights and freedoms, raising awareness of citizens about obtaining legal aid, and lawyers - about ensuring the quality of legal aid.
The UNBA and the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights agreed to organize and conduct joint meetings, round tables, seminars, conferences, educational lectures and training programs, which will result in publications.
The Memorandum will also include expert examinations of draft laws and other regulatory acts that regulate the organization and activities of the bar in protecting human rights and freedoms, improving the legal regulation of legal aid, etc.
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