Photo: Tetiana Sheburenkova

Kyiv, 17 May, 2019 – On 17 May the results of the polling “What Civil Servants Know and Think of Human Rights” will be presented at 11:45 at the office of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service (Kyiv city, 15 Prorizna street). The polling is a part of the nationwide survey “What Ukrainians Know and Think of Human Rights: Progress Study (2016-2018)”.

What rights are of top priority for Ukrainian civil servants and how do they defend them? What civil servants consider the main objective of their work? Do they think the rights of some certain social groups can be limited? What is planned to make human rights a part of civil service? During the press conference the representatives of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, experts from the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, CO ZMINA: Human Rights Center will present the results of the recent study and will comment on what will be done to enhance knowledge of civil servants on human rights.

Media representatives are warmly invited to attend:

What?

Presentation of the results of sociological study “What Civil Servants Know and Think of Human Rights”

 

When?

17 May 2019 (11:45 – 12:30)

 

Where?

National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service, Kyiv city, 15 Prorizna street

 

Participant:

-          Kostiantyn Vashchenko, Head of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service

-          Dafina Gercheva, Resident Representative of UNDP in Ukraine

-          Tetyana Pechonchyk, Head of the Board of the CO ZMINA: Human Rights Center

-          Andriy Sukharyna, expert of the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation

 

Media accreditation:
Tetyana Sheburenkova, Communication Specialist, UNDP Ukraine, +380977217673, tetiana.sheburenkova@undp.org. To participate in the press-briefing, media representatives are asked to have an ID documents with them.

Background information: The sociological survey was conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation in cooperation with the CO ZMINA: Human Rights Center and with the support from the UNDP in Ukraine. The polling of the civil servants was done in terms of the second nationwide study on human rights in Ukraine. The first one was conducted in 2016. The initiative is implemented in terms of the Human Rights for Ukraine project, implemented by the UNDP in Ukraine with financial support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. 

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